Shorts I: LUNAFEST + Mixer

Series: POW Film Fest

MIXER: 6:00pm
FILMS: 7:00pm

Blank Canvas { 3 MIN / USA } DIR: Sarah Berkovich
When Kim received a devastating diagnosis for uterine cancer, her world turned upside down. Through her treatment, she has struggled to cope with her changing body image in positive ways.

Chalk { 18 MIN / UNITED KINGDOM } DIR: Martina Amati
When a gymnast is selected for the National training camp, she discovers something new about bodies, boys and friendship.

Flawed { USA } DIR: Andrea Dorfman
Flawed is less about whether girl can get along with boy than whether girl can accept herself, imperfections and all.

Georgena Terry { 6 MIN / USA } DIR: Amanda Zackem
Georgena Terry, founder of Terry bicycles, revolutionized the women’s biking industry by creating a bike frame specific to a woman’s body. This is the story of how she got her start and the challenges within the women’s biking movement.

Lunch Date { 12 MIN / UNITED KINGDOM } DIR: Sasha Collington
2011 was supposed to be Annabel’s year. So why is she here, sitting in a restaurant, being told by a fourteen-year-old that her boyfriend, Thomas, doesn’t want to see her anymore.

Self Portrait with Cows Going Home and Other Works { 10 MIN / USA } DIR: Rebecca Dreyfus
A rare film portrait of photographer Sylvia Plachy who is ironically camera shy. With a delicate touch, the filmmaker coaxes Ms. Plachy to open up about her work and process.

The Bathhouse { USA } DIR: Jisoo Kim
The film takes the viewer on a luscious and poetic journey from the dark, polluted streets of the modern city, into the sanctuary of the Bathhouse.

Whakatiki - A Spirit Rising { 13 MIN / NEW ZEALAND } DIR: Louise Leitch
Kiri, an overweight Maori woman, takes a trip to the Whakatiki River where she spent many summers as a girl. The place awakens powerful memories for Kiri, and as tensions mount she draws on her spiritual connection to the river to rise up and reconnect with her true self.

When I Grow Up { 10 MIN / USA } DIR: Sharon Arteaga
Letty dreams of not one, but several taco trucks, so she can stop working at the restaurant and better provide for herself and daughter.

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Saturday, March 9