NYC PREMIERE A diverse group of middle-school students goes on the journey of a lifetime when they compete in a nationwide competition sponsored by MIT to code satellites aboard the International Space Station. Focusing primarily on three students as they participate in a NASA competition where astronauts will put the programs to the test, Thomas Verrette’s inspirational and entertaining documentary also brings us close to the challenges faced by immigrant families in the Bay Area. – Ruth Somalo

This screening will be followed by a Q&A with Director Thomas Verrette.

This film contains the following accessibility options for viewers:
Closed Captioning for online screenings

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Director: Thomas Verrette
Executive Producer: David Worthen Brooks, Stacey Parks
Producer: Producer: Thomas Verrette; Co-Producder Haller Rice; Jack Fischer
Cinematographer: Carlos Marulanda
Editor: Thomas Verrette
Music: Penka Kouneva
Language: English, Spanish
Country: USA
Year: 2021
Publicist: Sicily Publicity