LUNAFEST Film Festival Set For March 10

LUNAFEST, the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues, highlighting women filmmakers and bringing women together in their communities, will be hosted by the Zonta Club of Jamestown at the Robert H. Jackson Center in Jamestown on March 10.

It is the club’s fifth year of hosting the film festival.

The event highlights women as leaders in society, illustrated through nine short films by women filmmakers. The films range from animation, to fictional drama, and cover topics such as women’s health, body image, relationships, cultural diversity and breaking barriers.

All proceeds from LUNAFEST will benefit the Zonta Club of Jamestown’s local service projects, including Lily’s Hope, scholarships and Chicken and Egg Pictures, a nonprofit organization that supports women nonfiction filmmakers whose artful and innovative storytelling catalyzes social change. LUNAFEST, which is created and funded by LUNA, The Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, has raised more than $3 million for nonprofit organizations across the United States and Canada.

Screening for the films begins at 7 p.m. March 10 at the Robert H. Jackson Center, 305 E. Fourth St., Jamestown. Tickets are $20 for adults or $12 for students and are available from any Zonta Club member or at the door. For more information about the festival or sponsorship, call Karen Dolce at 665-9355.

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