FAU Jupiter’s Lifelong Learning Society to Host National Film Festival
LUNAFEST®: Films By, For and About Women
JUPITER, Fla. (March 10, 2014) – Florida Atlantic University’s Lifelong Learning Society will host LUNAFEST® Film Festival on Thursday, March 20 at 6 p.m. in the Lifelong Learning Society complex, 5353 Parkside Dr., FAU’s John D. MacArthur Campus in Jupiter.
LUNAFEST® is a traveling film festival of award-winning short films by, for and about women. This season, the program of nine films – filled with stories of reflection, hope and humor – will travel to more than 150 cities and screen in front of 25,000 people.
Each year, the Lifelong Learning Society hosts the film festival which raises funds for scholarships for students pursuing a degree at FAU Jupiter as well as the main beneficiary, the Breast Cancer Fund . Tickets are available for $15.
For more information about LUNAFEST®, call 561-799-8547 or visit www.llsjupiter.com.
-FAU-About Florida Atlantic University:
Florida Atlantic University, established in 1961, officially opened its doors in 1964 as the fifth public university in Florida. Today, the University, with an annual economic impact of $6.3 billion, serves more than 30,000 undergraduate and graduate students at sites throughout its six-county service region in southeast Florida. FAU’s world-class teaching and research faculty serves students through 10 colleges: the Dorothy F. Schmidt College of Arts and Letters, the College of Business, the College for Design and Social Inquiry, the College of Education, the College of Engineering and Computer Science, the Graduate College, the Harriet L. Wilkes Honors College, the Charles E. Schmidt College of Medicine, the Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing and the Charles E. Schmidt College of Science. FAU is ranked as a High Research Activity institution by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching. The University is placing special focus on the rapid development of three signature themes – marine and coastal issues, biotechnology and contemporary societal challenges – which provide opportunities for faculty and students to build upon FAU’s existing strengths in research and scholarship. For more information, visit www.fau.edu.