Yossera Bouchtia, Director/Co-Writer
Ciara Doll, Director/Co-Writer
Sloan Grant(s) Received: 2018, Production Award, Columbia University
Project Type: Short Film
Genre: Drama, Biopic
Length: 20 minutes
Field of Science: Dark Matter
Budding astronomer, wife, and young mother Vera Rubin prepares to present her new, groundbreaking research to the American Astronomical Society. She discovers a prejudice that runs much deeper than she thought—one that forces her to reassess her own livelihood and weigh her dreams against society’s expectations for women in this biopic drama set in 1950s New York.