Festival will honor a strong advocate for women onscreen and behind the scenes The festival takes place February 18 – 21, 2016 New York, NY (February 5, 2016) – The Athena Film Festival announced today that director, producer and screenwriter Paul Feig (BRIDESMAIDS, SPY, THE HEAT), will receive the inaugural “ATHENA LEADING MAN” AWARD at… Read more →
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2016 ATHENA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF NARRATIVE, DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILMS The festival runs from February 18 – 21 New York, NY (January 13, 2016) – The Athena Film Festival announced today its 2016 lineup, featuring an array of narrative, documentary, and short films. The festival honors extraordinary women in the entertainment industry and… Read more →
HONOREES ANNOUNCED FOR 2016 ATHENA FILM FESTIVAL: A CELEBRATION OF WOMEN AND LEADERSHIP Mira Nair to receive 2016 Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement Award SUFFRAGETTE to receive first ever Athena Ensemble Award Additional awardees include Geralyn Dreyfous, Karyn Kusama and Jeanine Tesori New York, NY (December 16, 2015) – Prolific filmmaker and activist Mira… Read more →