ESSENTIAL EVENT INFO
W H A T :
W H E N :
W H E R E :
1028 Scott Blvd., Covington KY 41011
Printable PDF parking map
Interactive directional map
Printable map and written directions
Cincy-Covington Bridge & Street Grid
T I C K E T S :
How to get Tickets
859-957-3456, Mon-Sat 9a-7p
NOTE: For this engagement, advance tickets are NOT available at the Carnegie, Sitwell's, Coffee Emporium or Lookout Joe's.
Melissa Godoy ~ Sunday
Melissa Godoy is an award-winning director and producer of television and independent film. Over her 26-year career, her programs have been seen on PBS stations nationwide, and locally at major arts, business, and educational venues.
Melissa served as Line Producer for the 2010 Oscar-nominated documentary short, The Last Truck by Steven Bognar & Julia Reichert (HBO) about the closing of a General Motors plant in Moraine, Ohio; and for the national Prime Time Emmy Award-winning documentary about children with cancer, A Lion in the House also by Steven Bognar and Julia Reichert (Independent Lens / PBS).
As a director Melissa created the documentary feature Do Not Go Gently, narrated by Walter Cronkite, about creative aging. The world premiere of Do Not Go Gently was hosted by Cincinnati World Cinema and the film went on to earn the 2008 National Electronic Media Award from the American Society on Aging, a Gold Medal in Humanities at the New York Festivals, and the Motivational/Inspirational Award of Excellence from Accolade.
She has two Regional Emmys – one for Classical Quest, a half-hour public television documentary featuring the Starling Chamber Orchestra. The other is for a cool motorcycle spot for the American Red Cross. Godoy was a field producer and cinematographer for Election Day, by Katy Chevigny, which aired on the national PBS series, POV, in July 2008 and screened at national and international festivals.
Crystal Kendrick ~ Sunday & Tuesday
> With a BBA in Marketing from Temple and an MBA from NKU, Crystal Kendrick has accumulated 25 years marketing experience with niche targets — underserved, international and hard-to-reach populations. Building on management experience with major corporations such as Fifth Third Bank and General Cable, she has realized the American Dream – owning and operating her own business.
Her marketing firm, The Voice of Your Customer, assists clients in using focus groups, assessments and research to reach niche markets. Her firm was named Small Agency of the Year by Public Relations Society of America, Cincinnati Chapter; recognized by the Small Business Administration for excellence, and by the Cincincinnati Chamber of Commerce.
Crystal finds time to give back — participating in the Mayor's Summer Employment Program, and worked as a community partner with Cincinnati Public Schools. In addition, she serves on the board of ArtsWave and the Northern Kentucky University Alumni Council.
Meera Rastogi ~ Tuesday
> Meera Rastogi is currently an Assistant Professor of Psychology at the University of Cincinnati, Clermont College. In addition to teaching, she conducts community-based research in the rural areas surrounding Clermont College.
She received tenure from Edgewood College in Madison, Wisconsin in 2006 where she was an Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of the Center for Multicultural Education and Ethnic Studies Program, and the Clinical Counseling Coordinator. At Edgewood, she received the 2006 Faculty Advisor of the Year Award.
She earned her MA and Ph.D. from Ohio State University's Counseling Psychology Program in 1996 and 2001, respectively. Her BA was in Pschology and Art History, also from Ohio State.
Dr. Rastogi's specialties include psychopathology, multicultural psychology, art and psychology, and emerging adulthood issues. In addition to teaching and advising, Meera hopes to open a small practice that will focus on young adults.
So, waddiya gonna do when...
Your very hip boyfriend wants to
meet your decidedly square parents?
Your true love makes a lunch date, then sends his
14-year-old brother to tell you he's dumping you?
You're looking for a cool way to decorate
your head after chemo claims your hair?
You're overweight, depressed and your
husband is distracted by a younger woman?
You're thinking about a nose job and
your boyfriend is a plastic surgeon?
The answers to these, and other intriguing
questions, will be revealed on-screen at LunaFest!
THE LUNAFEST SHORT FILM FESTIVAL brings us original, informative and entertaining short films — created by women filmmakers; about universal issues that impact women, their families, relationships and careers; made for women and the men who care about them.
SELECTED FROM OVER 800 ENTRIES, the Lunafest winners portray real-life characters of varied nationalities and ethnicities, conveyed in diverse styles with insight and compassion. These short dramas, comedies and documentaries will tug at your heartstrings, make you smile and make you think.
Bonus Film: Meine Eltern (My Parents)
To close the LunaFest screening, Cincinnati World Cinema is delighted to present Neele Volmar's hilarious romantic comedy, which has garnered over forty festival awards around the world, including kudos from the American Film Institute, Aspen Shorts Fest and the prestigious Clermont-Ferrand International Short Film Festival.
A PORTION OF THE PROCEEDS from the CWC Lunafest screenings will go to Luna's national philanthropic partner, the Breast Cancer Fund and locally, to the Eva G. Farris Education Center in Covington, KY. Read more about Luna, the Breast Cancer Fund and the Farris Education Center below. Please support our screening of Lunafest and urge your friends to attend — the films, and the causes, are very worthwhile!
LUNAFEST FILM ROSTER
Director Amanda Zackem, USA
Documentary, 2012, 6 minutes
Director Martina Amati, Italy/UK
Drama, 2011, 19 minutes
Self-Portrait with Cows Going
Home & Other Works
Director Rebecca Dreyfus, USA
Documentary, 2008, 10.5 minutes
The Bath House
Director Kim Jisoo, South Korea/ USA
Animated Drama, 2012, 6 minutes
When I Grow Up
Director Sharon Artega, Mexico/USA
Drama, 2012, 9 minutes
Director Andrea Dorfman, Canada
Comedy, 2012, 12.5 minutes
Director Sarah Berkovich, USA
Documentary, 2011, 3.5 minutes
Director Louise Leitch, New Zealand
Drama, 2012, 13 minutes
Director Sasha Colington, UK
Comedic Drama, 2011, 14 minutes
My Parents (Meine Eltern)
Director, Neele Leana Vollmar, Germany
Comedy, 2003, 18 minutes, in
German with English subtitles
LUNAFEST is an annual traveling film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women's issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their community.
LUNA created LUNAFEST to support women on a number of levels, with the following purpose:
About The Breast Cancer Fund
THE BREAST CANCER FUND is dedicated to eliminating the environmental causes of breast cancer. Through public education, policy initiatives, outdoor challenges and other innovative campaigns, The Breast Cancer Fund mobilizes the public to secure the changes needed to stop this devastating epidemic. For more information or to make a donation, visit the Breast Cancer Fund, www.breastcancerfund.org.
About The Farris Education Center
Located at the Carnegie Arts Center in Covington, the EVA G. FARRIS EDUCATION CENTER provides arts education to over 5,000 children annually, many of whom live at or below the poverty level. Staff of the center work with area schools and organizations to bring performances and creative experiences to local and under-privileged children who might not otherwise be exposed to the arts. Learn more about the Farris Education Center.