Sneak Peek - 2020 LUNAFEST

"It’s about giving women the opportunity to tell their stories and opening the door for filmmakers who might not otherwise be given the chance to show their art." – Kit Crawford,
Clif Bar Owner & Co-Chief Visionary Officer, Founder LunaFest

Thursday, November 7, 2019

Wine Reception 7:00 pm, Films 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Presented by Soroptimist International of St. Helena Sunrise


Presenting Sponsor
Karl Lawrence Cellars

Girls on the Run
(Napa and Solano)
NEWS: Domestic Violence and Sexual Abuse Support Services

Tickets via Eventbrite


Want to know more about 2020 LUNAFEST features? What a coincidence, we have that information right here!

Ballet After Dark (16:00)
A young woman finds strength after an attack by creating an organization to help survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence through dance therapy. Filmmaker: B. Monét, New York, New York, and Los Angeles, California

Game (15:00)
A new kid in town shows up at the high school boys’ basketball tryouts and instantly makes an impression. Will talent and drive be enough to make the team?
Filmmaker: Jeannie Donohoe, Brooklyn, New York

How to Swim (15:00)
In the last days of her pregnancy, a terrified mother-to-be kidnaps a maternal stranger for an afternoon of hijinks.  Filmmaker: Noa Gusakov, Tel Aviv, Israel 

Lady Parts (10:00)
A struggling actor finally gets her big break, only to realize the glass ceiling can also be a camera lens.
Filmmakers: Erin Rye and Jessica Sherif, Los Angeles, California

Purl (9:00)
An earnest ball of yarn gets a job at a fast-paced, high-energy, bro-tastic start-up. Filmmakers: Kristen Lester and Gillian Libbert-Duncan, Emeryville, California

There You Are (16:00)
A trans woman must dress like a man to say goodbye to her dying grandmother. Filmmaker: Lisa Donato,  Austin, Texas

Xmas Cake—This American Shelf-life (10:00)  This coming-of-middle-age story follows a pop singer’s journey from hot to not, and what ensues across cultures from New York to Tokyo.  Filmmakers: Petra Hanson, New York, New York, and May Yam, San Jose, California