FFR 144: Proxima

In Alice Winocour’s new film Proxima, astronaut Sarah (played by Eva Green) faces challenges her male colleagues do not while making preparations to depart for a year aboard the ISS.  As Sarah tries to balance the personal and professional, her daughter Stella goes on an emotional journey of her own, struggling with the consequences of her mother’s work. Join us as we discuss how the film presents the familiar misogynistic complications presented by “the work/life balance” in the Earth-side life of an extraordinary human headed for the stars.

Time Stamps:

8:19 - Main Discussion on Proxima

43:31 - What’s Your Freq Out?

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