It’s July 16, 1969: America is preparing to launch Apollo 11. Thousands of miles away, the Zambia Space Academy hopes to beat America to the moon in this film inspired by true events.

About the Director

Frances Bodomo is a Ghanaian filmmaker. She grew up in Ghana, Norway, California, and Hong Kong before moving to New York City. Her first short film, Boneshaker, starring Quvenzhané Wallis.

Cast and Credits

Director: Frances Bodomo

Screenwriter: Frances Bodomo

Producer: Isabella Wing-Davey

Cinematographer: Joshua James Richards

Production Designer: Feli Lamenca

Editor: Sara Shaw

Music: Brian McOmber

Sound Design: Scott Hirsch

Principal Cast: Diandra Forrest, Yolonda Ross, Hoji Fortuna

Credit: Sundance Film Festival

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