Girls That Create is thrilled to announce we’re hosting a virtual LUNAFEST® November 12-14, 2021, benefiting nonprofits Chicken & Egg Pictures and Future Front Texas. Since its launch in 2001, LUNAFEST has celebrated the work of over 170 filmmakers in 2,500 screenings nationwide. These important films bring fresh perspectives and inspire communities. LUNAFEST has also made an impact at the local level, helping to raise over $6 million for women’s causes while providing a celebrated platform for women filmmakers. Click here to purchase your ticket.
How Does the Virtual Film Fest Work?
You will have 48 hours to screen the films beginning at 7 p.m. Friday, November 12 through 7 p.m. Sunday, November 14. You may watch at your leisure, any time of the day. The streaming platform for LUNAFEST is Eventive Virtual screenings, which offers seamless viewing (including Apple TV, Roku, Chromecast, Fire TV apps).
How Do I Sign Up for LUNAFEST?
Tickets are $12.50 per person, $6.50 per student and will give you access to stream the event. Once you start watching, you have 24 hours to view the films. You may skip ahead, go back, or watch as many times as you like during that period.
LUNAFEST Viewer Recommendation
Festival films are recommended for ages 16+. Movies feature strong women, powerful images, and impactful language. Stories reflect the diverse perspectives of the filmmakers and their subjects.
OVEREXPOSED: FILMING AN ARCTIC ODYSSEY
By Holly Morris (Santa Fe, New Mexico)
A behind-the-scenes look at the film team that captured the daring story of the Women’s Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition.
KNOCKING DOWN THE FENCES
Filmmaker Meg Shutzer (Oakland, California)
AJ Andrews, the first woman to win a Rawlings Gold Glove Award, struggles to make it as one of the best professional softball players in the world.
A LINE BIRDS CANNOT SEE
By Amy Bench (Austin, Texas)
Separated from her mother at the border, a 12 year old sets out on a harrowing journey to the United States to find her.
THE SCIENTISTS VERSUS DARTMOUTH
By Sharon Shattuck (Brooklyn, New York)
A young neuroscientist and her colleagues make a life-changing decision to speak up for women in science everywhere.
UNTIL SHE IS FREE
By Maria Finitzo (Chicago, Illinois)
Mixed-media artist Sophia Wallace imagines a culturally cliterate world, where all people are equal and able to live with rich possibility and purpose.
By Tracy Nguyen-Chung (Honolulu, Hawaii) & Ciara Lacy (Los Angeles, California)
A lifelong angler, Autumn Harry had never fished beyond the waters of her reservation—until she picked up a fly rod.
BETYE SAAR: TAKING CARE OF BUSINESS
By Christine Turner (Brooklyn, New York)
There’s no stopping this legendary artist, even at age 93.
About Chicken & Egg Pictures
Chicken & Egg Pictures is a nonprofit organization that celebrates and champions women storytellers. The organization provides mentorship and critical financial support to women nonfiction filmmakers. Their films have not only gained recognition but also made an impact on social and economic issues.
About Future Front Texas
Future Front Texas is a nonprofit, homegrown in Austin, Texas that cultivates spaces where women and queer creatives, founders and leaders can grow together.