TCF Prof Leads Discussion for LUNAFEST

The University of Alabama Women’s Resource Center is hosting the LUNAFEST Lecture Series and Film Festival with events March 1-9.

The LUNAFEST Film Festival, a national festival where people come together as a community to view a selection of diverse short films by, for and about women, will be held March 9 at the Bama Theatre in downtown Tuscaloosa. A silent auction and reception featuring acoustic music by Sparrow & The Ghost will begin at 6:30 p.m., followed by the show at 7 p.m. Tickets are $12 for students, $18 for faculty/staff and $20 for general admission.

The LUNAFEST Lecture Series began on campus with Dr. Catherine Roach, New College associate professor, discussing “Women and Romance in Popular Culture and Film” on Monday, March 1, and will continue on Wednesday, March 3, at 2:30 p.m. in the Ferguson Center game room with Dr. Rachel Raimist, telecommunication and film assistant professor, presenting “Women Behind the Camera.”

The event is designed to raise awareness about women’s issues, highlight women filmmakers, bring women together in their communities and raise money for the Breast Cancer Fund and the Women’s Resource Center. For more information, contact Jenny Suarez at, 205/348-5040.