romance

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+.

BACKSEAT BINGO

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

5 Minutes 25 seconds

Godir Gestir / Family Reunion

Katrin leaves New York to visit her native Iceland, in this whimsical tale of family secrets.

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.

Missed Connections

On Craigslist’s “Missed Connections” forum, those who regret their timidity make appeals to the Ones Who Got Away.

My First Crush

A playful animation about awkward moments and young romance.

Reluctant Bride, A

Stuck at her younger sister’s engagement party, an unmarried Persian woman dodges and weaves suitors and romantic setups like a pro.

Remembrance

Award: By Women

Set during World War II, Alfred Graves, a man cursed with a perfect recollection of his every experience, leads…

Roadside Assistance

Award: About Women

The love of Lucy's life is marrying her best friend, and her bridesmaid dress is two sizes too small. When the…

Sarah in the Dark

The little voice in Sarah's head has been let loose for too long.

The Translator

A foreign film translator finds her story on a subway line.