documentary

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+.

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A tour of the Patina V Mannequin Factory in the City of Industry, outside of LA.

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…

A Vida Politica

A Brazilian hairstylist explains how beauty can be a form of activism.

Another Kind of Girl

A 17-year-old girl meditates on how her refugee camp has opened up new horizons and given her a sense of courage that she lacked in Syria.

BACKSEAT BINGO

Sexy Senior Seeks Same. Backseat Bingo is an animated documentary about the romantic lives of Senior Citizens.

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Boxeadora

One woman defies Fidel Castro’s ban on female boxing to follow her dreams of Olympic glory and become Cuba’s first female boxer.

Breaking Boundries: The Sondra Van Ert Story

A documentary reflection on one female Olympic athlete's determination and success.

Breaking The Glass: The American Basketball League

Award: For Women

"Breaking the Glass" is a documentary on the inception, existence and unfortunate collapse of the women's American…

Every Mother Counts: Obstetric Fistula

A look at one of the most common and painful injuries women suffer during childbirth.

Flor de Toloache

A group of women daringly challenge gender social norms as an all-female mariachi band.