Monday, May 10, 2010

MOMASPHERE TO HOST LUNAFEST: SHORT FILMS BY, FOR & ABOUT WOMEN AT BROOKLYN ARTS EXCHANGE ON SUNDAY MAY 23

LUNAFEST™- http://www.lunafest.org/ , the fundraising film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities, will be presented by Momasphere Events at Brooklyn Arts Exchange in Park Slope (BAX), Brooklyn on May 23rd, 2010. This will be the ONLY Lunafest film festival in New York City this year!

The award-winning films range from animation to fictional drama, and cover topics such as women’s health, motherhood, body image, sexuality, cultural diversity, and breaking barriers: http://www.lunafest.org/the-films.cfm

All proceeds from Momasphere’s LUNAFEST will benefit the Breast Cancer Fund and the BAX Artist in Residence program. To date, LUNAFEST, which is created and funded by LUNA®, The Whole Nutrition Bar for Women®, has raised over $470,000 for local women’s community nonprofit organizations and over $285,000 for the national Breast Cancer Fund.

In addition to fabulous raffle prizes, attendees will receive goodie bags chock-full of great products courtesy of awesome sponsors: LUNA bars, Rahua Haircare Products, Sambazon Acai Berry Mineral Drink, Babeland, Brooklyn Flavors Natural Skin Care, Nine Cakes Cupcakes, Q'Bel Bars, Bust Magazine. Tote-bags courtesy of: Park Slope Eye. Our generous Lunafest media sponsors: Bust Magazine, YELP, and Brooklyn Based.

WHEN: Sun, May 23rd, 2010

PLACE: Brooklyn Arts Exchange, 421 5th Avenue (Between 7th & 8th St.) Park Slope, Brooklyn 11215

PRICE: Tickets are $20 online at http://www.momasphere.com/upcoming-events/may-23rd-2010-lunafest-womens-film-festival.html or $30 cash at the door (one free raffle ticket is included in ticket purchase- additional raffle tickets available for $5 eacH

AGENDA:

4:00 pm - Enjoy wine and snacks, browse tables and samples from great local businesses.

4:30 - 6:00 pm - Film Screening

6:00 - 6:30 pm - Discussion with Ela Their, award winning writer & director of Lunafest Film A Summer Rain

6:30 - 7:30 pm - Reception

Momasphere Events, founded by Ellen Bari and Melissa Lopata, serves to empower, enrich and enlighten moms at all ages and stages. Momasphere offers creative consulting, niche marketing and event planning services to businesses that want added exposure to the dynamic mom market, as well as customized, targeted in-house programming for their mom employees. For more information and to purchase tickets please visit http://www.momasphere.com/

Host Contact: Melissa Lopata or Ellen Bari Email: Info@momasphere.com
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