The Films: 2005

This season’s program of nine selected films will compel discussion, make you laugh, tug at your heartstrings and motivate you to make a difference in your community. Incredibly diverse in style and content, LUNAFEST is united by a common thread of exceptional storytelling - by, for and about women.

The total run time of this season's program is just under 90 minutes.

Please Note: Films are not formally rated, however, some content is not appropriate for children. We recommend that viewers be age 16+.

A Good Uplift

A light-hearted look at a famous lingerie shop on the Lower East Side of New York City. This documentary shares a day-in-the-life of a Jewish…


What do Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Goldilocks, Alice, Dorothy and Red Riding Hood have in common, besides the fact that they are…

La Milpa / The Cornfield

Angela reminisces about her youth during the Mexican Revolution, a time when myths, sensuality, war and pain were everyday occurrences.

Little Black Boot

In this contemporary retelling of Cinderella, an awkward high school girl goes to the prom alone dressed as a boy and finds her true love.

Shui Hen

A coming of age story about a Chinese girl in Hong Kong who was left behind by her parents and travels to Cuba after 15 years to be reunited…

Velvet Tigress

This animated documentary of the 1931 Winnie Ruth Judd "Trunk Murders" trial presents Winnie's story through the eyes of the sensational press…

Wet Dreams and False Images

Dee-Dee the barber is a self-proclaimed "booty expert," who covers his wall with magazine cut-outs of women. When Dee-Dee is introduced to the…