Lunafest is Saturday
Published: Thursday, April 4th, 2013
Lunafest, a film festival and expo showcasing and benefiting women, will be this Saturday, April 6, at Custer High School from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Edward Jones Investments is a primary sponsor. Deb’s Printing also contributed and Zonta Club of the Southern Black Hills is hosting the event.
There will be nearly 20 booths at the expo featuring women’s health, business, education and support groups. Tickets to the expo are $1 or a can of food for the Custer Storehouse. There is a $10 suggested donation for tickets to see the films. A handmade quilt donated by Ingrid Grimes of Custer will be raffled off at the expo. All proceeds from the event will go to the Lunafest Breast Cancer Foundation, which advocates for the elimination of environmental and preventable causes of the disease, and to Zonta Club of the Southern Black Hills to support its programs of women helping women.
The film festival includes nine short films which will be shown in the Custer High School theatre. The films — titled “Blank Canvas,” “Chalk,” “Flawed,” “Georgena Terry,” “Lunch Date,” “Self-Portrait with Cows Going Home and Other Works,” “The Bathhouse,” “Whakatiki – a Spirit Rising” and “When I Grow Up” — are all made by, for and about women. A wide range of topics and styles will be represented including drama, comedy, documentary and animation. Each film is no longer than 10 minutes and the complete group will be shown four different times: 10 and 11:30 a.m. and 1 and 2:30 p.m.
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