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Take A Journey To Space!

Zero Gravity is a feature documentary that follows a diverse group of middle-school students from San Jose, CA, who compete in a nationwide tournament to code satellites aboard the International Space Station.

Seen through the wondrous eyes of three young students and their first-time coach, they each take an intimate and personal journey to space as their team grows from amateur coders to representing California in the ISS Finals Tournament — the culmination of a summer-long adventure that sees their incredible accomplishment performed by astronauts in orbit.

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How To Watch Zero Gravity

At present, Zero Gravity is available exclusively at film festivals, many of which are available online! See our upcoming screenings below. Please check back often for updates on future screening dates, times, and tickets!

You can also go to our Screenings page for the full schedule and our past screenings. If you would like to host a community or educational screening, please Contact Us.

AUGUST 9 – 15, 2021

FLICKERS’ RHODE ISLAND INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

The largest film festival in the Northeast US! Visit the RIIFF Festival page for tickets and times to the hybrid festival!

AUGUST 15, 2021

FRFF PRESENTS: ‘ZERO GRAVITY’ UNDER THE STARS

Zero Gravity is having a special educational screening in Winona, MS, complete with teachers, telescopes and stargazing! Zero Gravity plays on August 15 as part of Frozen River Film Festival’s Summer Series. Click HERE for more info.

AUGUST 25 – SEPTEMBER 12, 2021

DANCES WITH FILMS: LOS ANGELES

Our LA Premiere will be with the biggest and best film festival in Los Angeles, CA! Zero Gravity will play at the renowned Chinese Theatres in Hollywood. Visit the DWF:LA page for info, tickets, and schedule.

SEPTEMBER 10 – OCTOBER 10, 2021

NEW JERSEY FILM FESTIVAL

Hosted by Rutgers University, Zero Gravity will be screening as part of NJFF’s 40th year anniversary! Visit the NJFF Festival page for more info, screenings, and tickets.

SEPTEMBER 20 – 26, 2021

ALBUQUERQUE FILM AND MUSIC EXPERIENCE

One of the most exciting new fests on the block! Visit the AFMX Festival page for more info, screenings, and tickets!

OCTOBER 21 – 31, 2021

UNITED NATIONS ASSOCIATION FILM FESTIVAL

Right next to NASA AMES in Palo Alto and Stanford! The UN affiliate festival aims to change the world, and we couldn’t be more thrilled to be a part. Visit the UNAFF Festival page for more info, screenings, and tickets.

NOVEMBER 6 – 21, 2021

FORT LAUDERDALE INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL

Our Florida premiere will be at the prestigious FLIFF! Visit the FLIFF Festival page for more info, screening times, and tickets.

“Campbell Middle School’s innovative Zero Robotics program gets thrust in the spotlight in director Thomas Verrette’s inspirational documentary, filmed primarily in the South Bay. Verrette takes a “Spellbound”-like approach, focusing primarily on three students, Adrien Engelder, Advik Gonugunta and Carol Gonzalez as they participate in Tanner Marcoida’s class. 

The goal is to create code that will program satellites, and then participate in a NASA-sponsored competition where astronauts will put the programs to the test. Verrette’s mission isn’t limited to outer-space pursuits, and he carves out time to meet the parents and to reflect on the Bay Area’s diversity and the challenges that immigrants trying to make a living encounter here. It’s a winner.”

- RANDY MYERS, San Jose Mercury News

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Zero Gravity is a monument of teamwork and collaboration, from the students in the film, to the astronauts in space, and the crews and filmmakers on the ground. Take a deeper look into all the team players that made this incredible story possible…

THE CAST

THE ASTRONAUTS

THE CREW

THE COMPETITION

News and Press

“Zero Gravity is a breath of fresh air, reminding us of the power of collaboration and creativity. In the film, one young innovator says: ‘When people says the sky’s the limit…they’re wrong. There’s more…’ We hope Zero Gravity soars beyond its highly successful premiere at Cinequest.”

- H. Hussey, Co-Founder & CEO of Cinequest & Creatics Enterprises

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