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.
Recommended for viewers be age 16+. Some films contain sensitive or triggering content. More info on each of the films is listed on The Films page.
If you are here as an Ontario Public Library, you can register for your local event through the links below:
Brampton Public Library
Milton Public Library