In 1862 headstrong scientist James Glaisher and wealthy young widow Amelia Wren mount a balloon expedition to fly higher than anyone in history. As their perilous ascent reduces their chances of survival, the unlikely duo soon discover things about themselves — and each other — that help both of them find their place in the world. Her Modern Life was invited to the Atlanta screening of The Aeronauts. Amazon Prime turned Piedmont Park into a mid-1800’s carnival. Complete with popcorn, tightropes and a hot air balloon.
I brought my dad along, and we were aeronauts for the day.