Apr. 18, 2013 09:56AM EST
Watch a black-and-white trailer for Afronatus, a film on the 1964 Zambian Space Program.
<p>We've been keeping an attentive eye on <strong>Frances Bodomo</strong>'s sophomore film <em><a href="http://www.okayafrica.com/2013/03/14/african-film-director-frances-bodomo-afronauts-zambia-space-race/" target="_blank">Afronauts</a>,</em> which will offer an alternative retelling of what became of the <strong>Zambian Space Program </strong>— a project dreamt-up during the 1960s Space Race by grade school teacher <strong>Edward Makuka Nkoloso</strong> that had amongst its crew a 17-year-old girl and two cats. With the recent achievement of her <a href="http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/1036306318/afronauts" target="_blank">Kickstarter</a> goal, Bodomo's revealed that the upcoming film will star albino supermodel <em></em><strong><a href="http://models.com/people/diandra-forrest" target="_blank">Diandra Forrest</a></strong> and<strong> </strong><em>Antwone Fisher/Shortbus/Treme actress</em> <strong><a href="http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0743931/" target="_blank">Yolonda Ross</a></strong>. Watch a newly-released black-and-white teaser trailer for <em>Afronauts</em> below.</p><p> <iframe id="http://player.vimeo.com/video/64121336" src="https://player.vimeo.com/video/64121336"></iframe> </p>
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