Tag: Lunafest

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New Film Event Comes to Nantucket

Nantucket has a long history of empowering women. Because the Quaker population here valued equality and education, islanders educated their girls as well as their boys at a time that was not common. Nantucket women were independent, intelligent, curious, creative, and industrious. They were poets, artists, scientists, adventurers, writers, businesswomen, physicians—several of them world-renowned. Nantucket women were in the forefront in the fight for abolition and equal rights. On our island, women could express themselves.

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Lights. Cameras. Advocacy. Lunafest Returns May 29

LUNAFEST, the national traveling film festival presented by nutrition bar company LUNA, showcases films by, for, and about women. The Theatre Workshop of Nantucket first brought Lunafest to the island in 2010: the festival is now a signature event of NCTV18, Nantucket’s Media Arts Center. LUNAFEST 2021 will be a […]