AJ Andrews, the first woman to win a Rawlings Gold Glove Award, struggles to make it as one of the best professional softball players in the world.
FILMMAKER: MEG SHUTZER
Meg Shutzer will be our special guest speaker at this year's event!!
A behind-the-scenes look at the film team that captured the daring story of the Women’s Euro-Arabian North Pole Expedition.
FILMMAKER: HOLLY MORRIS
Separated from her mother at the border, a 12 year old sets out on a harrowing journey to the United States to find her.
FILMMAKER: AMY BENCH
A young neuroscientist and her colleagues make a life-changing decision to speak up for women in science everywhere.
FILMMAKER: SHARON SHATTUCK
Mixed-media artist Sophia Wallace imagines a culturally cliterate world, where all people are equal and able to live with rich possibility and purpose.
FILMMAKER: MARIA FINITZO
A lifelong angler, Autumn Harry had never fished beyond the waters of her reservation—until she picked up a fly rod.
FILMMAKERS: TRACY NGUYEN-CHUNG & CIARA LACY
There’s no stopping this legendary artist, even at age 93.
FILMMAKER: CHRISTINE TURNER
Meg Shutzer is a queer, award-winning documentary filmmaker and investigative reporter from Oakland, California. Her first documentary, “New Generation Queens: a Zanzibar Soccer Story,” premiered at the Manhattan Film Festival in 2015, played on four continents, and won numerous awards at film festivals. She is currently working on a two-year investigation of a juvenile detention center in Louisiana. When she isn't working on her own projects, Meg teaches a video class at San Quentin State Prison and is an avid cyclist and AIDS/LifeCycle participant. She has a BA from Harvard and a Masters in Journalism from UC Berkeley.
Meg's film "Knocking Down The Fences" is included in this year's LunaFest Palm Springs lineup!!