Frances Bodomo

afronauts (short film version)
2014 | 14min | hd | b&w | usa

role: director & writer

synopsis: 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. inspired by true events.

sundance | berlinale | new directors/new films

  • venice biennale architecture (us pavilion), dimensions of citizenship
  • whitney museum, dreamlands: immersive cinema and art, 1905-2016
  • moma, future imperfect: the uncanny in science fiction
  • barbican centre, into the unknown: a journey through science fiction
  • goethe-institut johannesburg, african futures
    vitra design museum, making africa

diandra forrest
hoji fortuna
yolonda ross

producers: isabella wing-davey
director of photography: joshua james richards
production designer: feli lamenca
costume designer: sarita fellows
editor: sara shaw
sound designer: scott hirsch
music: brian mcomber

dvd available for academic libraries