This season’s program of nine selected films will compel discussion, make you laugh, tug at your heartstrings and motivate you to make a difference in your community. Incredibly diverse in style and content, LUNAFEST is united by a common thread of exceptional storytelling – by, for and about women.
The total run time of this season’s program is just under 90 minutes.
PLEASE NOTE: Films are not formally rated, however, some content is not appropriate for children. We recommend that viewers be age 16+.
Another Kind of Girl by Khaldiya Jibawi
A 17-year-old girl meditates on how her refugee camp has opened up new horizons and given her a sense of courage that she lacked in Syria.
Family Tale by Dr. Patricia Beckmann-Wells
Through love, loss, and determination, the definition of family is rewritten.
Free to Laugh by Lara Everly
A documentary that explores the power of comedy after prison.
Join the Club by Eva Vives
A writer’s dilemma of whether or not to join a networking club unfolds during one therapy session.
Niñera by Diane Weipert
A story that looks at the bitter irony many nannies face: raising the children of strangers for a living while their own children are virtually…
Nkosi Coiffure by Frederike Migom
After a fight with her boyfriend in the street, a woman escapes into a hair salon in Brussels.
Partners by Joey Ally
Professional and life partners must confront how intertwined their lives have become.
The Honeys and the Bears by Veena Rao
Members of a synchronized swim team for seniors describe the freedom of the water.
The Third Dad by Theresa Moerman Ib
Ten years after breaking all ties with her father, a daughter sets out to find his grave – and redemption.