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LUNAFEST: Short Films By and About Women

  • Dates: April 30, 2020
  • Time: 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
  • Price: $10 in advance and $15 at the door
  • Overview

    The Women’s Institute at Russell Sage College will host LUNAFEST®, a traveling film festival that features seven short films by women filmmakers.

    The films range from animation to fictional drama, and cover topics such as women’s health, body image, relationships, cultural diversity and breaking barriers. The films have a total running time of 96 minutes and are recommended for ages 14 and older.

    Tickets are $10 in advance and $15 at the door. uqmc

    All proceeds from LUNAFEST will benefit the MoonCatcher Project, which works worldwide to optimize girls’ lives by removing barriers related to menstruation, and Chicken & Egg Pictures, a nonprofit organization that supports women nonfiction filmmakers whose storytelling catalyzes social change.

    LUNAFEST, which is created and funded by LUNA®, The Whole Nutrition Bar, has raised more than $5 million for nonprofit organizations across the U.S. and Canada. LUNAFEST is hosted by the Women’s Institute at Russell Sage College with support from Merrill Lynch/Bank of America.

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