Run Time: 96 min. Rating: NR Language: English, Hebrew
Presented in the Virtual Screening Room in partnership with LUNAFEST.
Since 2000, LUNAFEST has showcased the work of talented women directors from all over the world. Gateway Film Center is proud to once again bring the festival to Columbus.
The 2020 Season features seven (7) short films. Learn more about this year’s program and filmmakers here.
Filmmakers: Kristen Lester & Gillian Libbert-Duncan
Synopsis: An earnest ball of yarn gets a job at a fast-paced, high-energy, brotastic start-up.
BALLET AFTER DARK
Filmmaker: Brittany “B. Monét” Fennell
Synopsis: A young woman finds strength after an attack by creating an organization to help survivors of sexual abuse and domestic violence through dance therapy.
THERE YOU ARE
Filmmaker: Lisa Donato
Synopsis: A trans woman must dress like a man to say goodbye to her dying grandmother.
XMAS CAKE – THIS AMERICAN SHELF-LIFE
Filmmakers: Petra Hanson and May Yam
Synopsis: 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.
Filmmaker: Jeannie Donohoe
Synopsis: 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: Erin Rye and Jessica Sherif
Synopsis: A struggling actor finally gets her big break, only to realize the glass ceiling can also be a camera lens.
HOW TO SWIM
Filmmaker: Noa Gusakov
Synopsis: In the last days of her pregnancy, a terrified mother-to-be kidnaps a maternal stranger for an afternoon of hijinks.
LUNAFEST is supported by Chicken & Egg Pictures, supporting women nonfiction filmmakers whose artful and innovative storytelling catalyzes social change.
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