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MEDIA CONTACT: Kami Barrett
561-799-8813, kbarre10@fau.edu


FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society to Host 9th National Film Festival

LUNAFEST®: Films By, For and About Women



WHAT:                         
LUNAFEST, a fundraising film festival, is
                                       dedicated to promoting awareness about
                                       women's issues, highlighting women
                                       filmmakers and bringing women together
                                       in their communities.


  WHEN:                         Tuesday, April 27

                                       6:30 p.m.


  WHERE:                      FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus

                                       Lifelong Learning Society Auditorium

                                       5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter


COST:                         
Adults $10, Students $5


CONTACT:                 
For tickets, call 561-799-8667



            LUNAFEST, a unique film festival, will highlight women as leaders in society, illustrated through 10 films by women filmmakers. The films range from animated shorts to fictional drama, and cover topics such as women’s health, body image, spirituality, relationships, cultural diversity and breaking barriers.  All proceeds from LUNAFEST will go to FAU student scholarships and the Breast Cancer Fund. Thus far, LUNAFEST, which is sponsored by LUNA, the Whole Nutrition Bar for Women, has raised nearly $300,000 for the Breast Cancer Fund and over $470,000 for other women’s nonprofits.

            For more information on the event, contact Kami Barrett at 561-799-8813 or kbarre10@fau.edu.  For more information on LUNAFEST, go to www.lunafest.org .

- FAU -

  The Lifelong Learning Society at FAU Jupiter is dedicated to enriching the lives of adults of all ages by offering non-credit, university-level courses that are taught by highly qualified professors and distinguished guest lecturers.

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