Thursday
Apr292010

May 23rd 2010 - Lunafest Women's Film Festival

Award-winning Films By...For...And About Women.

WHEN: Sun, May 23rd, 2010
PLACE: Brooklyn Arts Exchange, 421 5th Avenue (Between 7th & 8th St.) Park Slope, Brooklyn 11215
PRICE: Tickets are $20 online at www.Momasphere.com/upcoming-event 
or $30 cash at the door (one free raffle ticket is included in ticket purchase- additional raffle tickets available for $5 each)
 

AGENDA:

4:00 pm - Enjoy wine & snacks, browse tables & sample great local businesses.

4:30 - 6:00 pm - Film Screening

6:00 - 6:30 pm - Discussion with Ela Thier
, award winning writer & director of Lunafest Film A Summer Rain

6:30 - 7:30 pm - Reception

Space is limited so please RSVP by purchasing tickets online. Tickets at the door are cash only and available on a first-come, first-served basis. 15% of the proceeds from this event will go towards fighting Breast Cancer and 85% of the proceeds will benefit the Bax Artists in Residence Program.

LUNAFEST™- www.lunafest.org , the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities, will be presented by Momasphere Events at Brooklyn Arts Exchange in ParkSlope (BAX), Brooklyn on May 23rd, 2010. This will be the ONLY Lunafest film festival in New York City this year!

The award-winning films range from animation to fictional drama, and cover topics such as women’s health, motherhood, body image, sexuality, cultural diversity, and breaking barriers: http://www.lunafest.org/the-films.cfm

All proceeds from Momasphere’s LUNAFEST will benefit the Breast Cancer Fund and the BAX Artist in Residence program. To date, LUNAFEST, which is created and funded by LUNA®, The Whole Nutrition Bar for Women®, has raised over $470,000 for local women’s community nonprofit organizations and over $285,000 for the national Breast Cancer Fund. In addition to fabulous raffle prizes, attendees will receive goodie bags chock-full of great products courtesy of awesome sponsors: LUNA bars, Rahua Haircare Products, Sambazon Acai Berry Mineral Drink, Babeland, Brooklyn Flavors Natural Skin Care, Nine Cakes Cupcakes, Q'Bel Bars, Bust Magazine.  Tote-bags courtesy of: Park Slope Eye. Our generous Lunafest media sponsors: Bust Magazine, YELP, and Brooklyn Based. 

 

  Filled with stories of reflection and whimsy, hope and humor, grace and perseverance, LUNAFEST films are renowned for celebrating the talents and stories of women. Our films include many off the traditional “festival circuit.” Collectively, LUNAFEST films captivate audiences, compel dialogue and arm those who participate with both the knowledge and the motivation to make a difference in their communities.LUNAFEST’s films have won industry awards and audience accolades, and the films selected for 2009-10

 

For a glimpse into LUNAFEST, watch the teaser below from this year's films or read on to learn more about this year’s selected films:

 

Check out all the fun local businesses that will be tabling at Lunafest!

  • Phinizy and Phebe - sample handcrafted and unique ice cream from Brooklyn
  • Sambazon - enjoy complimentary organic acai berry juice blends
  • Yona's Gourmet Delights - try delicious hors d'ouvres & quiche: Homemade Elegance Made Easy
  • Luna Bars - snack on a variety of delectably flavored nutrition bars
  • Mad Mimi  - learn about simple, intelligent & powerful email marketing utility that anyone can use
  • Shustir - find out about the online marketplace for small businesses
  • Flip Maja - order your own unique yoga and pilates bag custom made for you
  • Skin Specialty Group - get a free make-over from the most current and up-to-date dermatologic and cosmetic experts.
  • Lisa Medoff Designs - buy beautiful and distinctive handcrafted jewelry  

Plus, great raffle prizes! - A Sexy Surprise from Babeland - Two Gift Certificates for Slope Suds Salon - A One Hr One-on-One Personal Fitness Session with Zoe Bowick Levine - One-on-One Coaching Session with Life Coach Alina Bas - Pampering Massage compliments of S Clubs

 

 

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