LUNAFEST – Short Film Festival by, for, and about Women

by | Jul 23, 2019 | Community

Come join us for the 9th Annual LUNAFEST, the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities. benefiting SCV Zonta Club. This unique film festival highlights women as leaders in society, illustrated through eight 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.
Among the 8 short films to be shown at the event is “The Final Show”, starring Marion Ross of the famous Happy Days TV series. Who would you choose to spend eternity with, asks her hairdresser of 50 years, in this hilarious short film? Is it her husband, her ex-husband, or is it her high-school sweetheart.? Is it bachelor number 1, 2, or 3? Who will get the final rose from her, like in the scenes in the TV series The Bachelor? Who will Betty Schwartz choose to be her true companion for eternity? Discover who will be the choice for Betty Schwartz to spend eternity with! You will be surprised and amused, in this funny short Lunafest film!
All proceeds from LUNAFEST will benefit the Zonta Club of Santa Clarita Valley and Chicken & Egg Pictures, a nonprofit organization that supports women nonfiction filmmakers whose artful and innovative storytelling catalyzes social change. Thus far, LUNAFEST, which is created and funded by LUNA®, The Whole Nutrition Bar, has raised more than $4 Million for nonprofit organizations across the US and Canada.
Since 2000, LUNAFEST has showcased the work of talented women directors from all over the world. Discover the ground-breaking women from prior seasons, along with the ones who are changing the industry with this year’s lineup. NOTE: Films featured in LUNAFEST are not rated but we suggest age 13+ for this season’s lineup. Total program running time = 85 minutes.
This year we have VIP and General Admission tickets available. Everyone will receive popcorn and a goodie bag from our sponsors.
VIP will be given early access for wine and appetizers. Also an opportunity drawing will be held to raise money for the club.
Please join us at the Canyon Theatre Guild, 24242 Main Street, in downtown Newhall on Friday Sept 13 for a fun evening of films inspired, directed and produced by women.
Doors open at 5:45pm for VIP and 6pm for General Admission.
For more information about Lunafest go to www.scvzonta.org/lunafest 

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