Lani’s Space follows the story of Manu, a solo father, and his daughter Lani, who is fixated with outer space. Manu has trouble understanding where her oddly specific fascination stems from. Though he tries to connect with her newfound passion, he does not always succeed. Through an unexpected discovery, Manu realises Lani’s love of space is more deeply rooted than he could have possibly imagined.
Film Best Depicting Benefits to Humanity from the International Space Station
Judged by Richard Linklater (dir. Boyhood, Before Sunrise, School of Rock) in the Houston Arts Festival CineSpace competition.