37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL Oct 30-Nov 3, 2024

37th Annual VIRGINIA FILM FESTIVAL October 30-November 3, 2024

For the Moon

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Set in 1959, For the Moon is a coming-of-age story that follows a 9-year-old precocious African-American who enters an all-white library in a deeply segregated South Carolina and refuses to leave without his books. Director Nile Price examines the unheralded true story of Dr. Ronald McNair.

This short film will play before the feature film The Space Race.


12:00 AM


Film Info

Director: Nile Price

Runtime: 9 min.

Year: 2022

Country: USA

Language: English

Featuring: Jeremiah Spain Tovorris “TJ” Troutman Jr. Shalandis Wheeler-Smith Annette Saunders