March 8, 2023

LUNAFEST in support of Girls on the Run of Northern Virginia


March 8, 2023



Angelika Film Center
2911 District Ave
Fairfax, VA 22031


Join in the pre-film fun from 6:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Films will start promptly at 7:00 p.m.


Event Program

Join us for a night of inspirational and empowering films created by and for women and gender nonconforming individuals.

The event will kick off with a social hour offering light hors d’oeuvres, drinks, networking, and opportunity to enter our raffle. 

The 2023 season of LUNAFEST features seven short films with a total running time of 90 minutes.

This Year's Lineup

RECLAIM YOUR WATER: NATASHA SMITH - As a member of the Ebony Beach Club, Natasha Smith surfs, skates, and makes her own waves.

MISS CHELOVE: FROM JAVA TO THE STREETS OF D.C. - As she paints a mural, artist Cita Sadeli (aka MISS CHELOVE) opens up about her life, her cultural heritage, and how she fell in love with grafti in the 1980s.

PETE - The true story of Pete Barma explores gender identity, Little League Baseball, the people who inspire change by being themselves, and the superheroes who champion that change.

THIS IS BETH - As celebrated rock climber Beth Rodden grapples with her body image, she rediscovers the love of her sport... and herself.

MORE THAN I WANT TO REMEMBER - After her southeastern Congo village is bombed, 14-year-old Mugeni sets out on a remarkable solo journey across the globe, determined to reunite with her lost loved ones and lift up the Banyamulenge people.

SYED FAMILY XMAS EVE GAME NIGHT - All cards are on the table when Noor, a queer Pakistani Muslim woman, brings her Puerto Rican girlfriend, Luz, home for the rst time on the family’s annual game night.

SWIMMING THROUGH - Amid a brutal Chicago winter and the global pandemic, Deirdre, Helen, and Jennefer’s friendship grows as they commit to a daily sunrise plunge together in Lake Michigan.




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