TFI LIVE, Episode #12 (Tribeca Fest Edition) ‘Afronauts’ Director Frances Bodomo

In this episode we head over to our Industry Meetings to chat with Sloan Filmmaker Fund grantee Frances Bodomo, whose feature version of her much heralded short Afronauts was awarded the grant.

She talks about the story—which has already wowed audiences at Sundance, Berlin and New Directors/New Films—about the Zambia Space Academy who in the midst of the heated 1960s Space Race tries to beat America to the moon, and why she needs to buckle down and get the feature version finished.

Here's a teaser of the short: