UnLonely Film Festival 5

Launch Celebration

On-Demand Replay

The 5th Annual UnLonely Film Festival is a collection of 40 short-narrative, animated, and documentary films dealing with the issue of loneliness. They are available to stream at unlonelyfilms.org all year long.

Celebrate the power of the arts to connect in a time when feeling connected is more important than ever! The launch event, available to watch here, features:

  •  Artistic performances and special guest presentations
  • Previews of the short films that will stream for free throughout the year
  • Filmmaker awards and honors
  • Aha moments around loneliness and connection that can inspire, engage, and empower you


Special Thanks to Our


Mike Paseornek

Past President, Production for Lionsgate Motion Picture Group

Susan Stith

Cigna, Vice President, Diversity, Inclusion and Civic Affairs
Executive Director, Cigna Foundation

Dr. Michelle A. Williams

Dean, Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health



Violinist and MacArthur Fellow, Vijay Gupta


Lifetime Achievement Award Honoring Robbie McCauley

“We created The UnLonely Project to help reduce stigma and the burden of loneliness by encouraging people to tap into outlets for creative expression. Today, it is more timely than ever as people around the world struggle with the impact of social isolation. We hope the UnLonely Film Festival offers viewers an opportunity to learn, laugh, cry, smile, and, most importantly, connect.”


Jeremy Nobel, MD, MPH

Master of Ceremonies, Founder of The UnLonely Project

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