Afronauts

Director: Frances Bodomo
Screenwriters: Frances Bodomo

Description

Just after Zambian Independence in 1964, an ingenious group of villagers builds a homemade rocket in a wild bid to join the Space Race. As the launch date approaches, their astronaut—17-year-old Matha Mwambwa—must decide if getting into their precarious rocket vindicates her horrid past or just makes her a glorified human sacrifice. Inspired by true events.

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