International Women's Day: LUNAFEST Film Festival

12:00 AM - 11:59 PM

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Seven documentaries by and about women.

LUNAFEST Film Festival celebrates its 20th year of showcasing female film makers. The 2021 lineup includes seven short films:

Overexposed: Filming and Arctic Odyssey by Holly Morris. A behind-the-scenes look at the film team that captured the daring story of the Women’s Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition.

Knocking Down the Fences by Meg Shutzer. AJ Andrews, the first woman to win a Rawlings Gold Glove Award, struggles to make it as one of the best professional softball players in the world.

A Line Birds Cannot See by Amy Bench. A 12-year-old sets out on a harrowing journey to the United States to find her mother, from whom she was separated at the border.

The Scientists Versus Dartmouth by Sharon Shattuck. A young neuroscientist and her colleagues make a life-changing decision to speak up for women in science everywhere.

Until She is Free by Maria Finitzo. Mixed-media artist Sophia Wallace imagines a culturally cliterate world, where all people are equal and able to live with rich possibility and purpose.

Connection by Tracy Nguyen-Chung & Ciara Lacy. A lifelong angler, Autumn Harry, had never fished beyond the waters of her reservation — until she picked up a fly rod.

Betye Saar: Taking Care of Business by Christine Turner. There’s no stopping this legendary artist, even at age 93.

A streaming link and passcode will be sent to all registered attendees.


Event Type(s): Adults and Seniors, New to Canada

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