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

FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society Presents 11th Annual National Touring Film Festival

JUPITER, FL (March 12, 2012) - Florida Atlantic University’s Lifelong Learning Society Jupiter will present “LUNAFEST®:  Short Films By, For, About Women®” on Thursday, March 22 at 6 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Society complex at FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus, 5353 Parkside Drive, Jupiter.

This unique film festival highlights women as leaders in society, illustrated through nine short films by female filmmakers. The films range from animation to fictional drama, and cover topics such as women’s health, motherhood, body image, aging, cultural diversity and breaking barriers.

All proceeds from LUNAFEST will benefit the Breast Cancer Fund, the leading national organization working to identify and eliminate the environmental causes of breast cancer, and a scholarship for a student attending classes on FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus. LUNAFEST, which is created and funded by LUNA®, the maker of whole nutrition bars for women, Established in 2000, the film festival has raised more than $456,000 for Breast Cancer Fund and more than $785,000 for other women’s non-profit organizations.

Tickets cost $10 and may be purchased online at www.llsjupiter.com. For more information, contact the Lifelong Learning Society at 561-799-8547.

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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. For more information, visit www.llsjupiter.com .

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