In the middle of the Cold War, two CIA agents accidentally come across a secret at NASA that could change everything we know about space travel. The two pretend to be a film crew making a documentary and begin to uncover details about how far behind the US is compared to the USSR. Operation Avalanche stars Matt Johnson, Owen Williams, and Josh Boles. The film was shown at the 2016 SXSW festival in Austin.
Here’s the official synopsis:
In 1967, during the height of the Cold War, two young CIA agents (Matt Johnson and Owen Williams) go undercover at NASA to investigate a possible Russian mole. In disguise as documentary filmmakers, they tap phones and break into offices while purporting to learn more about the Apollo project. But when they end up uncovering a shocking NASA secret – and a major government cover-up – they decide to embark on a new mission that may put their own lives at risk.
Operation Avalanche comes to theaters September 16th, 2016.