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LUNAFEST supports and celebrates women filmmakers

Updated: Apr 18, 2020

Zonta Burbank partners with the New York Film Academy to present a program of short films by, for and about women.

Saturday, March 7, 2020

Jessica Sherif, discussing her film, "Lady Parts," during a panel discussion following the LUNAFEST screening. Looking on, filmmaker Roshni Bhatia, recipient of a Zonta Club of Burbank WINGS grant for women pursuing educational or vocational advancement after a life-changing setback. Bhatia attended New York Film Academy, graduating in 2019.

In 2018-2019, women represented 15.1% of directors, 17.4% of writers, and 18% of studio heads, according to LUNAFEST supports women filmmakers.

Learn more about this year's films and filmmakers at


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