2019 Friends of the Festival

The Athena Film Festival is honored to have had distinguished organizations serve as our  2019 Friends of the Festival.













Hotel Accommodations




The Athena Film Festival is proud to partner with Women of the Vine & Spirits to feature women-owned vineyards and distilleries at the 2019 Festival. A huge thank you to Honorary Host Committee member, Deborah Brenner, Founder and CEO of WOTV for connecting us with this network of incredible women who are making great strides in the male-dominated alcohol and beverage industry.






About WOTV: Women of the Vine & Spirits is the world’s leading organization dedicated to empowering and advancing women in the alcohol beverage industry. Women of the Vine & Spirits is an organization for members to connect through our global and diverse network and collaborate across all industry sectors. Providing members with resources and opportunities to thrive is the cornerstone of our organization and success. We offer steadfast support for women at every position in the field with membership benefits that include: education, training, mentorship, entrepreneurship and networking as well as tools, services and resources for personal and business development. Together, we are a committed community taking action and making a positive impact on the alcohol beverage industry, worldwide.

Participating Vendors:

















Exclusive Wine and Sparkling Sponsor:








Participating Wineries:








If you or your organization is interested in becoming a Friend of the Festival, please reach out to Victoria Gordon, at vgordon@barnard.edu or 212-854-1520