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LUNAFEST Fairfax 2016, hosted by Girls on the Run of NOVA
Thu, March 31, 2016, 5:30 PM – 9:30 PM EDT
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Many thanks to all of the wonderful sponsors and supporters who made this possible. Save tuned for details regarding LunaFest Fairfax 2017.
Join Girls on the Run of NOVA for LUNAFEST - award-winning short films by, for, and about women. Come enjoy short films – filled with stories of reflection, hope and humor – and help raise funds to support Girls on the Run of NOVA as well as the Breast Cancer Fund.
5:30pm - VIP Reception Opens
6:30pm - General Check In Opens
7:30pm - Showtime
Many Thanks to Our Event Sponsors:
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This season’s program of six 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. Parents with children until 13 are strongly cautioned. Learn more about the films and view the trailer here: http://www.lunafest.org/the-films
Balsa Wood by Dominique Lecchi - A light-hearted slice of life about two mixed race siblings visiting their extended Filipino family for lunch.
Beach Flags by Sarah Saidan - A young Iranian lifeguard, determined to participate in an international competition in Australia, experiences an unexpected obstacle.
Boxeadora by Meg Smaker - One woman defies Fidel Castro’s ban on female boxing to follow her dreams of Olympic glory and become Cuba’s first female boxer.
Finding June by Anna Schumacher - Through the eyes of a deaf woman just diagnosed with breast cancer, communication's role in understanding one another is explored.
First World Problems by Hanna Maylett - A tired housewife loses her car in a shopping mall - sometimes problems can open a door to a whole new world.
Raising Ryland by Sarah Feeley - An intimate look at parenting with no strings attached - a journey inside the transgender experience as lived by a six year old boy and his two loving parents.