Saba Riazi’s The Wind is Blowing on My Street (pictured) tells the story of a young woman who converses with a stranger while in hiding on a street corner after losing her headscarf in Tehran, where they are required by law. Another film, Laura Green's Lady Razorbacks documents how and why a group of Pacific Islander women launched their own rugby team in California.
Other films include:
Every Mother Counts: Obstetric Fistula, by Christy Turlington Burns
I am a Girl, by Susan Koenig
Life Model, by Lori Petchers
A Reluctant Bride, by Shideh Faramand
Worst Enemy, by Lake Bells
How to Be Alone, by Andrea Dorfman
Missed Connections, by Mary Robertson
Tickets are $25. Cocktail hour starts at 6:30 p.m.; screenings begin at 7 p.m. Mint Museum Randolph, 2730 Randolph Road. To purchase tickets online, visit www.lunafest.org/charlotte.