2017 Coverage

In 2017, the Athena Film Festival garnered over 500 million media impressions from over 50+ different sources, including: Variety, Hollywood Reporter, People, New York Magazine, and more. 

Female-Focused Athena Film Festival Launches Advertising Awards – HOLLYWOOD REPORTER 

The 3% Movement Teams up with the Athena Film Festival to Launch The Athena Advertising Awards — ADWEEK 

Athena Film Festival at Barnard 2017

After the Success of Hidden Figures, Are Female-Fronted Biopics on the Rise? – ESQUIRE

The Female Gaze  THE NY SIDE

Eve Ensler Has Been Fighting Trump For 30 Years & She’s Not About To Stop Now – BUSTLE 

“Not distressed, just busy”: women, science and the movies – POPDUST 

[VIDEO] TMS Attends the Athena Film Festival, a Weekend of Female Empowerment and Inspiration – THE MARY SUE 

Athena Film Festival Presents ‘Little Pink House’ – KNOCKTURNAL

‘Dolores’ documentary closes Athena Film Fest with cheers – POPDUST 

Who is Dolores Huerta? How the Chicana activist changed the world – ESPNW 

The Story of ‘O’ – NEW YORK POST 

Town Hall Event With Gloria Steinem – COLUMBIA STUDENT NEWS 

New Horizons Colloquium 2017 to hold National Conversation on Women in Irish Film & Television –IFTN

Celebrities in New York City: Pictures – NEWSDAY 

Short films show optimism and promise at Athena Film Festival  – POPDUST 

Athena Film Festival Aims to Inspire Amid Current Political Climate, Troubling Stats for Female DirectorsTHE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Athena Film Festival Hosts ‘City of Joy’ Screening – KNOCKTURNAL 

On the Red Carpet: Athena Film Festival Awards Ceremony  –KNOCKTURNAL 

The Women’s Balcony – A Review – AMERICAN THINKER 

Athena Film Festival Opening Night – Little Pink House – WE ARE MOVIE STORIES

Your Weekend Starts Now: 2/9/17NY1

Hey Look, a Batman Movie Critics Actually LikeVANITY FAIR

Join The Athena Film Festival This Weekend At Town Hall – AWARDS DAILY

20 Years Ago, Eve Ensler Gave Us The Vagina Monologues. She’s Still Waiting for the Revolution – ELLE

Weekend RoundupNY1

Athena Film Festival – TIME OUT NEW YORK (PRINT)

Upcoming Popular Events – THE VILLAGER

Things to do in New York City this Weekend – THE WEEKENDER

Events on the Upper West Side, NY Calendar – PATCH

In My Library – NEW YORK POST

The Athena Film Festival In Harlem – HARLEM WORLD MAGAZINE 

​This Film Festival Celebrates Kickass Women, & We Are So InHER CAMPUS

Where Art Thou: Anti-Fascism – BWOG

“Little Pink House,” the movie, has its world premiereTHE DAY

New York City EVENTS 12

Film Festival Roundup: Rendez-Vous with French Cinema Announces Lineup, Louisiana Film Prize Announces Sixth Competition and MoreINDIEWIRE

Up Next: Athena Film Festival Celebrates Women in Film – POP DUST

“Bust’s Best Bets” – BUST (PRINT)

First Athena List Film ‘Little Pink House’ to Open 2017 Edition of Female Focused Festival (Exclusive) – HOLLYWOOD REPORTER 

Film Festival Roundup: Santa Barbara International, Reel Abilities, Athena Film Festival and More Announce Full Lineups – INDIEWIRE 

Barnard Athena Film Festival lineup features films starring Carrie Fisher, Lupita Nyong’o, and Viola Davis COLUMBIA SPECTATOR 

Athena Film Festival 2017 Slate Features Carrie Fisher, Debbie Reynolds Doc; ‘Queen of Katwe’ and ‘Handmaid’s Tale’ Special Preview – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER 

Sharon Van Etten scored ‘Strange Weather’ which is screening in NY – BROOKLYN VEGAN 

Athena Film Festival reveals lineup for its 2017 edition – BIG NEW NETWORK 

2017 Athena Film Festival Announces Lineup of Narrative, Documentary and Short Films – AWARDS DAILY 

Real and fictional female leaders inspire Athena Film FestivalCRAINS NEW YORK 

Athena Film Festival Announces 2017 Honorees THE KNOCKTURNAL

David Oyelowo & Eve Ensler Receive Honors At Film Festival MSN

Film Festival Roundup: PSIFF Honors Mahershala Ali and Andrew Garfield, New Festival Hits PEI and More – INDIEWIRE 

Athena Film Festival to Honor David Oyelowo, ‘Vagina Monologues’ Writer Eve Ensler – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER 

Athena Film Festival Will Honor Eve Ensler, Patricia Riggen, Regina K. ScullyWOMEN AND HOLLYWOOD 

Harlem-Based Athena Film Festival Announces 2017 AwardeesHARLEM WORLD MAGAZINE 

7th Annual Athena Film FestivalBUST 

Amazon Studios to Sponsor Athena Film Festival’s Unproduced Screenplay List – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER 

Film Festival Roundup: MoMI and India Center Foundation Launch India Kaleidoscope Festival, Palm Springs Announces More TributesINDIEWIRE

Amazon Studios to Sponsor the 2017 Athena Film Festival’s Athena ListWOMEN AND HOLLYWOOD  

Amazon Films Sponsor Athena Film Festival 2017 List In Harlem – HARLEM WORLD MAGAZINE