The general manager at a highway-side ”sports bar with curves” who has incurable optimism and faith in her girls, her customers, and herself, is tested over the course of a long, strange day.
This award-winning comedy-drama stars Olivia Colman as Queen Anne and Rachel Weisz and Emma Stone as cousins whose quarreling take center stage as each jockeys to be the court favourite of a frail and mercurial Queen Anne.
This personal and compelling portrait follows Gudrun Schyman, spokesperson of Sweden’s Feminist Initiative political party as she moves between small towns, refugee camps, and the corridors of power.
When two U.S. born children share that their mother is being deported, immigration activist Nora Sandigo steps up to become their legal guardian, saving them from the fate of “immigration orphans’’ trapped in the foster care system.
After witnessing the fatal shooting of her childhood best friend at the hands of a police officer, Starr must balance two worlds—the poor, mostly black neighborhood where she lives, and the wealthy, mostly white prep school that she attends—as she finds her voice and stands up for what’s right.
Chloë Grace Moretz plays a teenager sent away to a remote “treatment center” after being caught in the backseat with the prom queen. As she is subjected to questionable gay conversion therapies, she finds both challenge and solace in fellow residents.
Meet Xate Singali, captain of the Sun Ladies, a female-only fighting unit that risks everything to protect the Yazidi community from violent attacks by ISIS.
The Athena Film Festival and Barnard Media Center will host a unique filmmaker forum exposing attendees to the technical fields of filmmaking.
While the 2016 election catalyzed the Women’s March and a new era of feminist activism, Tamika Mallory and Erika Andiola have been fighting for their communities for years.
A woman recounts her experience living with chronic pelvic pain – how health professionals have failed her, men have rejected her, and shame, anger, and hatred have plagued her body.
A conversation with members of Time’s Up on first-year accomplishments and what’s on the horizon moving forward.
Make sure to visit the Virtual Reality lounge at the 2019 Athena Film Festival.