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Lunafest draws crowd in support of women’s issues

Patrons packed the Museum of Contemporary Art in La Jolla on April 29 to watch LUNAFEST: Short Films By, For and About Women, a benefit for Girls on the Run/San Diego, a program that offers preteens a path for success and healthful living and The Breast Cancer Fund.

The 10 award-winning films that comprise the festival tour the country as part of a fundraising project established in 2000 by LUNA, makers of the Whole Nutrition Bar for women. Samples of the bar were handed out to festival guests, who also enjoyed cocktails and a light dinner before the show in the museum’s Sherwood Auditorium.