LUNAFEST TREASURE COAST 2010
Ten unique films compose this year’s festival. The LUNAFEST films range from animation to fictional drama, and cover topics such as women’s health, motherhood, body image, relationships, cultural diversity and breaking barriers. The films are selected by an outside board of advisors comprised of notable filmmakers and industry leaders. Competition details and a trailer featuring this year's films is available for viewing at www.lunafest.org.
LUNAFEST is shown in more than 100 venues across the country. Each screening raises funds and awareness for the Breast Cancer Fund and local women’s nonprofit organizations. Since its inception in 2001, LUNAFEST has raised nearly $478,000 for women’s organizations across the country, while raising hope and awareness for the stories of women everywhere. LUNAFEST is created and funded by LUNA®, The Whole Nutrition Bar for Women®.
The event is being sponsored locally by Scripps Treasure Coast Newspapers, Treasure Coast Holistic Gynecology, and Lauri J. Goldstien, PA. Visit www.lunafesttreasurecoast.info to reserve your tickets today.
Following are the titles in this year’s selection:
MONDAY BEFORE THANKSGIVING / 19 minutes
Director: Courtney Cox, West Hollywood, CA
Through a chance encounter, a single woman learns that the life she lives is exactly what she wants.
A SUMMER RAIN / 16.5 minutes
Director: Ela Their, New York, NY
A young Israeli immigrant struggles with her transition to American life.
PLASTIC / 7.5 minutes
Director: Sandy Widyanata, Bondi Beach, Australia
A young woman redefines her self-image moments before a first date.
ROZ (AND JOSHUA) / 3 minutes
Director: Charlene Music, Palo Alto, CA
Separated from her son, Roz lives for the time when they will reunite permanently.
DIY: EMANCIPATION 101 / 1 minute
Director: Lynn Robinson, Lyndeborough, NH
A playful animation about women and bicycling.
THE KINDA SUTRA / 8.5 minutes
Director: Jessica Yu, Santa Monica, CA
How are babies made?
A VIDA POLITICA / 3 minutes
Director: Kat Mansoor, Brighton, England
A Brazilian hairstylist explains how beauty can be a form of activism.
ANJALI / 14.5 minutes
Director: Maya Anand, New York, NY
When Anjali becomes witness to her father’s betrayal, she must decide if she will share her secret
and risk devastating her family.
OMELETTE / 7 minutes
Director: Nadejda Koseva, Sofia, Bulgaria
A mother battles with the challenges of inflation.
THE MCCOMBIE WAY / 6.5 minutes
Director: Kristina Higgins, Los Angelos, CA
Words of wisdom from a mystic in the middle of the Mojave Desert.
The Junior League of Martin County is an organization of women committed to promoting volunteerism, developing the potential of women and improving communities through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers. Its purpose is exclusively educational and charitable.
For more information, please contact Heidi Monsour, JLMC - LUNAFEST Director at 772-349-1523 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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