16 SUNRISES

For six months, French Astronaut Thomas Pesquet and his fellow astronauts live on the International Space Station, 450 kilometers from Earth, and obtain a different perspective of home. As the space station revolves, they experience 16 sunrises each day, witnessing a planet that is constantly evolving.

 

Directors

 

Pierre-Emmanuel Le Goff

Country

France

Year

2018

Running Time

117 mins 

Website

https://www.16leversdesoleil.com/

SFGFF Film Program: 

Green Film Fest Screening - September 29, 2019

USA Premiere.

Closing Night: "For six months, French Astronaut Thomas Pesquet and his fellow astronauts live on the International Space Station, 450 kilometers from Earth. As the space station revolves, they experience 16 sunrises each day, witnessing a planet that is constantly evolving. They capture spectacular footage of superstorms, cosmic phenomena, and life in zero-gravity, offering a stunning new perspective of home and our place in the universe. Can our planet adopt the same harmony as the nations that collaborate to operate the station?

DISCUSSION WITH: Pierre-Emmanuel Le Goff