Night of Indigenous-Futurist and Afro-Futurist Sci-Fi

Night of Indigenous-Futurist + Afro-Futurist SCI-FI

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Night of Indigenous-Futurist + Afro-Futurist SCI-FI featuring short films: Afronauts, Wakening, The 6th World, FIREWEED, Within the Stars, Delivery from Earth, and Robots of Brixton. Runtime: 58.36 minutes.

In 1964—just before zambian independence—a disgraced school-teacher (mukuka nkoloso) takes his students to a remote area to set up an unofficial space program. their astronaut is 17-year-old matha mwamba, who has albinism. has matha been chosen for blast off because she is the program’s revered “daughter of the moon”? or is she just a glorified human sacrifice?

  • Year
  • Runtime
    14 minutes
  • Language
  • Country
    United States
  • Premiere
    NWT Premiere
  • Director
    Nuotama Bodomo
  • Screenwriter
    Nuotama Bodomo
  • Producer
    Isabella Wing-Davey
  • Executive Producer
    Ken Birdwell, Eric Cotten, Keyvan Dastmalchi, Felecia Hunter, Akosua Adoma Owusu, Felicia Pasculli, Matthew Shields
  • Co-Producer
    Sydney Buchan
  • Cast
    Diandra Forrest, Yolonda Ross, Hoji Fortuna, Chester Algernal Gordon
  • Cinematographer
    Joshua James Richards
  • Editor
    Sara Shaw
  • Production Design
    Feli Lamenca
  • Sound Design
    Scott Hirsch
  • Music
    Brian McOmber