LUNAFEST Film Festival, featuring films by, for and about women, is returning on March 9th and 10th at the Columbia Center for the Arts in Hood River. Doors will open at 6 pm and screening begins at 7 pm.

LUNAFEST is presented by Soroptimist International of Hood River. Tickets are $15 and available from Waucoma Bookstore, Columbia Center for the Arts, and individual SIHR members.

The traveling film festival spotlights the work of talented women filmmakers with intelligent, funny and thought-provoking films. One of the six films profiles a woman who defies Fidel Castro’s ban on female boxing to follow her dreams of Olympic glory. Another features a tired mother who loses her car in a shopping mall. This year’s directors hail from Los Angeles, London, Oakland, Helsinki and Paris.

Profits from the screening go to the Breast Cancer Fund and SIHR’s Live Your Dream Awards program, education awards for women who are head of household.

Sponsors include:
Providence Hood River Memorial
• Laughing Mountain’s Good Medicine Tea Lounge:
estheticians Mary Lively and Heather Mortensen; acupuncturist Nikol Angel; cranial sacral practitioner Soma Peterson; and Reiki practitioner Maureen Sprague.

We haven’t forgotten our supporters in The Dalles! LUNAFEST returns to The Dalles on March 11th at Water’s Edge Health & Wellness Center. Doors open at 6 pm and screening begins at 7 pm.

Tickets are $10 and available from Klindt’s Bookstore, the Fitness desk at Water’s Edge and Soroptimist members. Proceeds from the screening benefit the Breast Cancer Fund, Mid Columbia Health Foundation’s Reach Out and Read program, and SIHR’s education awards for women who are head of household.

Mid Columbia Health Foundation is the Sponsor of LUNAFEST in The Dalles.



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