Official Selection: Locarno 2022, Sundance 2023, Clermont-Ferrand 2023
An ‘afronaut’ emerges from the wreckage of his spaceship in the volcanic crater of Mount Nyiragongo. As he descends into the city below, encountering the people of present-day Goma, he begins to understand what he must do to change the future for his people.
Written and Directed by Maisha Maene
Produced and Edited by Leo Nelki
Distributed by Sudu Connexion
Inspired by the artist collective KONGO ASTRONAUTS