Premiering at the 2014 Sundance Festival, Afronauts is already makings lists as a must-see film. Starring Diandra Forrest and Yolanda Ross, the film was created by Frances Bodomo, whose previous film Boneshaker featured actress Quvenzhané Wallis and premiered at the 2013 Sundance Festival. The film is based on a true story about Zambian astronauts.
Synopsis for the film below:
“On 16 July 1969, America prepares to launch Apollo 11. Thousands of miles away, the Zambia Space Academy hopes to beat America to the moon. Inspired by true events.”
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