Space, Hope and Charity

Space, Hope and Charity

Directed by Sandy Cummings
U.S. | 2023 | Documentary
79 minutes

Marvel at the journey of Charity Woodrum, who overcomes poverty and then tragedy while chasing her dream of becoming an astrophysicist. After losing her husband and young son tragically, Charity gets her life and her dream back on track with help from childhood friends, mentors, and complete strangers. The film is a story of love and loss, of finding purpose and joy, after losing everything. Woven through the film are themes of women in STEM, barriers to education, the importance of mentorship, and the lifesaving power of human connection.

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syrian cosmonaut

The Syrian Cosmonaut

Directed by
Charles Emir Richards
13 minutes

Muhammed Faris is the first Syrian to go to outer space, but he is forced to flee his country as his ideas for a free Syria make him a target.