"Gagarine", by Fanny Liatard & Jeremy Trouilh Screening at Maysles Documentary Center
343 Malcolm X Boulevard
New York, US 10027
Synopsis : Yuri, 16, has lived all his life in Gagarine Towers, a vast red brick housing project on the outskirts of Paris. From the heights of his apartment, he dreams of becoming an astronaut. But when plans to demolish his community’s home are leaked, Yuri joins the resistance. With his friends Diana and Houssam, he embarks on a mission to save Gagarine, transforming the estate into his own “starship”.
The 7:30pm screening will be followed by Q&A with filmmakers Fanny Liatard and Jérémy Trouilh, residents of Villa Albertine.
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