The 6th World

Astronaut Tazbah Redhouse is on the first spaceship sent to colonize Mars. But a dream before her departure indicates there's more to her mission.

Navajo Astronaut Tazbah Redhouse
Premiere Date
May 8, 2012
15 minutes
Funding Initiative
Short-Form Series and Special Projects

Nanobah Becker

Filmmaker Nanobah Becker earned her MFA in directing from Columbia University in 2006. Her shorts Flat and Conversion (official selection, Sundance Film Festival) have screened around the world. Her screenplay "Into the Ring" got her a Sundance Institute-Ford Fellowship, and she was awarded a Rockefeller Fellowship for her screenplay "Full," which Show more went on to the Tribeca All Access program. Becker's producer credits include the award-winning Navajo-language short Shimásání (Tribeca and Sundance film festivals). She is a native of Albuquerque and a graduate of Brown University. Show less


Ken Kristensen

Ken Kristensen received an MFA from Columbia University's film school, where he distinguished himself by being the only student in the history of the school to win all three screenplay awards with three different scripts. While still in film school he was selected to both the Sundance and IFP labs, and worked as an associate producer on Sorry, Haters. After Show more graduation, he sold two scripts to Image Comics and Dark Horse Entertainment, both of which will be published as graphic novels in 2011. Kristensen's producer credits include seasons of JAIL, Las Vegas Jailhouse, and Road Warriors. Show less

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The Film

Navajo Astronaut Tazbah Redhouse is a pilot on the first spaceship sent to colonize Mars. But a mysterious dream the night before her departure indicates there may be more to her mission than she understands.