Short Films – By, for, and about women

Chestnut Hill Hospital is proud to host LUNAFEST®, a film festival dedicated to promoting awareness about women’s issues, highlighting women filmmakers, and bringing women together in their communities, at the Ambler Theater on Wednesday, April 4 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are available online at Proceeds from LUNAFEST will benefit women in the community by providing free screening mammograms for those who qualify.

“In addition to supporting women in film, LUNAFEST®, is about supporting women’s health and wellbeing,” says Cathy Brzozowski, marketing and PR director, Chestnut Hill Hospital. “Through the hospital’s outreach, we’re raising funds and awareness for issues that ultimately impact our entire community. This year, one hundred percent of the proceeds from the event go back to enhancing women’s health right here in our neighborhood.”

This unique film festival highlights women as leaders in society, illustrated through nine short films by women filmmakers. The films range from animation to fictional drama, and cover topics such as women’s health, body image, relationships, cultural diversity and breaking barriers. Complimentary popcorn and small soda will be provided by Ambler Theater.

Located in the Chestnut Hill section of Philadelphia and a member of Tower Health, Chestnut Hill Hospital is a 148-bed, community-based, university-affiliated, teaching hospital committed to excellent patient-centered care. Chestnut Hill Hospital provides a full range of inpatient and outpatient, diagnostic and treatment services for people in northwest Philadelphia and eastern Montgomery County. With more 300 board-certified physicians, Chestnut Hill Hospital’s specialties include minimally invasive laparoscopic and robotic surgery, cardiology, gynecology, oncology, orthopedics, urology, family practice and internal medicine. Chestnut Hill Hospital is accredited by The Joint Commission and is affiliated with university-hospitals in Philadelphia for heart and stroke care and residency programs. For more information, visit