A local fundraising film festival aimed at inspiring women and girls will be delivered online this month .

LUNAFEST, which will be held in a virtual format this year amid the COVID-19 pandemic, will feature seven short films highlighting strong women with powerful images and impactful language.

In its sixth consecutive year, the festival starts at 4 p.m. on Sunday, March 7. The co-emcees for the event will be Mary Jo West, Phoenix’s first primetime anchorwoman, and Gayle Bass, host of the TV show “RightThisMinute.”

All proceeds from LUNAFEST will help Soroptimist International of Phoenix, which aims to empower girls and women by providing access to and support of their educational objectives, as well as Chicken & Eggs Pictures. The non-profit Chicken & Eggs Pictures aids women, non-fiction filmmakers whose work sparks social change. Tickets for LUNAFEST cost $25 per home and give viewers 24-hour access to the movies. To learn more, visit lunafest.org/screenings.



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