LUNAFEST: FILMS BY AND ABOUT WOMEN

VIRTUAL SCREENING: GIRLS ON THE RUN OF NORTHERN VIRGINIA

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All proceeds will benefit Girls on the Run of NOVA (GOTR NOVA), a non-profit with a mission to inspire girls to be joyful, healthy and confident using a fun, experience-based curriculum that creatively integrates running. We know the need to support the mental, social and physical well-being of girls is even more critical today. Trained coaches lead small teams through our research-based curricula which includes dynamic discussions, activities and running games. Over the course of the ten-week program, girls in 3rd-8th grade develop essential skills to help them navigate their worlds and establish a lifetime appreciation for health. Make an impact with an event sponsorshipIf you have any questions, please contact GOTR NOVA Development Manager, Catherine Reeves, at creeves@gotrnova.org.

Welcome to LUNAFEST® 2022, a program of short films that empower and inspire. This year’s stories are told from a variety of perspectives that champion women and gender nonconforming individuals, highlighting their aspirations, accomplishments, resilience, strength, and connection.


Total Running Time: 80 minutes. Recommended for ages 13+.


How to Be at Home | Filmmaker: Andrea Dorfman (Halifax, NS)

An animated poem about coping with isolation during the COVID-19 pandemic.



Close Ties to Home Country | Filmmaker: Akanksha Cruczynski (Brooklyn, NY)

An immigrant dog walker finds connection in the hearts of the wealthy pets she cares for.



Generation Impact: The Coder | Filmmaker: Samantha Knowles (Brooklyn, NY)

A 13-year-old girl designs and builds a mobile app to help kids stay connected to their incarcerated parents by sending photos and letters.



Proof of Loss | Filmmaker: Katherine Fisher (Los Angeles, CA)

When a fire takes their home, a father and daughter must find a way to salvage what remains: each other.



When You Clean a Stranger’s Home | Filmmaker: Sharon Arteaga (Austin, TX)

A first-generation high school student describes what she and her mom learn about people when cleaning their homes.



Between the Lines: Liz at Large | Filmmaker: Abi Cole (Weaverville, NC)

Frustrated with the lack of character diversity in The New Yorker’s cartoons, an artist submits her own illustrations, becoming the first Black woman cartoonist in the magazine’s near-century run.



Wearable Tracy | Filmmaker: Emily McAllister (Carnelian Bay, CA)

A Bronx woman’s accidental social experiment connects her with fellow New Yorkers who might otherwise forever remain strangers. 



To the Future, with Love | Filmmakers: Shaleece Haas (Los Angeles, CA) and Hunter “Pixel” Jimenez (Los Angeles, CA)

An animated self-portrait of a nonbinary trans teen caught between the expectations of his Guatemalan immigrant family and his dreams of living happily ever after with his long-distance boyfriend.



Learn more about our films and filmmakers at lunafest.org/filmmakers.

  • Year
    2022
  • Runtime
    80 minutes
  • Language
    English
  • Country
    United States
  • Rating
    13+