LUNAFEST film festival on campus Oct. 15
national festival of films, by, for, or about women, will be
at UCSC on Friday, October 15, starting at 7 p.m. in Classroom
Unit 1, behind the Quarry Plaza.
film festival provides national exposure for emerging women
filmmakers and supports one of the most important causes for
women today by donating proceeds from the festival to The Breast
Cancer Fund (TBCF) as well as to local host organizations. At
UCSC, the festival is cosponsored by the Women's Center and
the Recreation Department.
Tickets are $5 for students, $10 general. For more information,
contact the UCSC Women's Center at (831) 459-2169.
This year's films are:
A Good Uplift
A light-hearted look at a famous lingerie shop on the Lower
East Side of New York City. (13 minutes)
Wet Dreams & False Images
Dee-Dee the barber is a self-proclaimed "booty expert,"
who covers his wall with magazine cut-outs of women. (11 minutes)
La Milpa - The Cornfield
Angela reminisces about her youth during the Mexican Revolution,
a time when myths, sensuality, war, and pain were everyday occurrences.
Little Black Boot
In this contemporary retelling of Cinderella, an awkward high
school girl goes to the prom alone dressed as a boy and finds
her true love. (16 minutes)
This animated documentary of the 1931 Winnie Ruth Judd "Trunk
Murders" trial presents Winnie's story through the eyes
of the sensational press of the time. (11 minutes)
A coming-of-age story about a Chinese girl in Hong Kong who
was left behind by her parents and travels to Cuba after 15
years to be reunited with them. (23 minutes)
What do Cinderella, Sleeping Beauty, Snow White, Goldilocks,
Alice, Dorothy, and Red Riding Hood have in common, besides
the fact that they are all storybook heroines? They are all
in need of serious therapy. (8 minutes)
More information about the films can be found at the LUNAFEST
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