April - May 2020
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LUNAFEST: Short Films By, For, and About Women

Total Running Time: 77, digital, official site

LUNAFEST has been showcasing the work of talented women directors from all over the world since 2000. Discover this year's collection of groundbreaking women who are changing the industry.

Flip the Record

Marie Jamora
USA, 15 minutes
In this 1980s coming-of-age story set to pulsing hip-hop music, a Filipino-American teen discovers her identity through a budding talent for turntablism.

The Final Show

Dana Nachman
USA, 10 minutes
A woman who has lived a long life full of love and loss has to decide, based on all that she has learned, whom to take along to eternity.

My Immigrant Story

Yuriko Gamo Romer
USA, 3 minutes
The hot-button issue of immigration inspired the director to reflect on her own path to American citizenship.

War Paint

Katrelle Kindred
USA, 17 minutes
A young black girl in South Los Angeles experiences a series of events that intersect racism and sexism during the Fourth of July holiday.

Drummer Girl

Sophie Hexter
Australia, 7 minutes
A woman's life changed in the blink of an eye. Music sets her free.

Are We Good Parents?

Bola Ogun
USA, 9 minutes
When a couple's 14-year-old daughter says she's going to her first dance with her classmate, they question their preconceived notions of her sexuality and their openness as parents.

Today, Tomorrow, Yesterday

Jackie Files
USA, 6 minutes
A young woman finds her old diaries while moving out of her childhood bedroom and learns to make peace with herself.

UR Dead to Me

Yonoko Li
New Zealand, 10 minutes
A dried-flower delivery woman gets a glimpse into the cycles of love and loss.

Saturday, April 27
3:45 PM
Monday, April 29
6:00 PM

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