March is Women’s History (“Herstory”) Month. Check out this annual event at the Loft Cinema in celebration of women during the entire month. It’s also Girls’ Day today in my Japanese culture, when we honor the girls in our families (Carolyn’s note).
Tuesday, March 4 at 7:00pm
To purchase tickets in advance call WOSAC at (520) 621-5656. Advance tickets are not available at The Loft Cinema, 3233 E. Speedway Blvd.
Presented by WOSAC and The University of Arizona Department of Gender and Women’s Studies
Featuring an exciting raffle for fabulous prizes, including jewelry, gift certificates to fine dining and services, and the traditional, handmade, annual LUNAFEST quilt! Raffle tickets are $5 each or 3 for $10.
Proceeds from Tucson Lunafest 2014 admissions and raffle ticket sales will benefit WOSAC (The Women’s Studies Advisory Council) and the Breast Cancer Fund.
Get ready for an entertaining and enlightening evening of short films made by, for and about women. This annual nationally-touring film festival brings the best short films from around the world together for one special night of cinematic excitement! This year’s program of NINE brand-new 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 and inspiring storytelling – by, for and about women.
This year’s films:
Date with Fate
When it comes to blind dating, some things are meant to be—whether you like it or not.
A young girl with Tourette’s Syndrome takes “flight” to navigate life with her tics.
Maria of Many
Meet Maria – Mexican immigrant, domestic worker, committed mom and activist.
A woman walks through life, confronts her changing body and learns to love herself. Animated.
Tiny Miny Magic
When Sam and her mailman exchange presents via her mailbox, an unexpected love connection blooms.
A determined female wrestler prepares for her first co-ed high school match in this inspiring documentary.
Granny’s Got Game
Seven fiercely competitive women in their seventies bond and play winning basketball, proving you are never too old to do what you love.
A woman impacted by economic hardships journeys into contemporary Athens.
Enter a world where sound gives space to shape. Animated.
(Approximate program running time: 120 mins., Not Rated) Digital