LUNAFEST®: Short Films By, For, About Women®, the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women's issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities will be hosted by Allies-Venango at Venango College of Clarion University on Thursday, October 24, at 7 p.m. in the Robert W. Rhoades Auditorium . General Admission is $10 per person and $5 for Clarion University students with an ID. Tickets are available for purchase at the Office of Student Affairs in the Robert W. Rhoades Student Center at Venango College.
This unique film festival highlights women as leaders in society, illustrated through nine short films by women 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 and PPC Violence-Free Network and Shelter of the Family Services & Children's Aid Society of Venango County. Thus far LUNAFEST, which is created and funded by LUNA®, The Whole Nutrition Bar for Women®, raised over $456,000 for the Breast Cancer Fund and over $785,000 for other women’s non-profit organizations. Donations of new pillows, paper towels, toilet paper, feminine hygiene products, and hair brushes for PPC are welcomed and will be collected at the door. Additional information can be obtained by contacting Emily Aubele at 814-676-6591, ext. 1269 or Dr. Ellen Foster at 814-676-6591, ext. 1278.