Make sure to visit the Virtual Reality lounge at the 2019 Athena Film Festival.
A Pakistani wheat farmer shatters stereotypes with her courage and resilience.
Madonna Thunder Hawk, unapologetic organizer of the American Indian Movement, has cultivated a ragtag gang of activist children into the We Will Remember survival group. The film highlights the struggle for native rights and how activists pass their legacies from generation to generation.
This nuanced portrait of Pauline Kael, among the most famous and divisive film critics of all time, uses never-before-seen archival film, wide-ranging interviews and her own writings voiced by Sarah Jessica Parker.
Acclaimed quilters from Gee’s Bend, Alabama, talk about love, religion, and the fight for civil rights as they continue the tradition that brought them together.
After her appointment as South Africa’s Public Protector in 2009, Thuli Madonsela immediately faces violent protests, court interdicts, political and personal attacks, and death threats, as this remarkably steadfast woman seeks justice in a country still coming to terms with its apartheid past.
This panel will delve into the history of women in horror and discuss the recent renaissance of the genre.
The story of acclaimed poet, Nikki Giovanni and the revolutionary historical periods through which she lived—reveals the enduring influence of one of America’s greatest artists and social commentators.
Represent is an intimate look at first-time, female candidates running for state and local office across the Midwest. The film follows three parallel stories over two years.
Surge is about this extraordinary moment, when an unprecedented number of first-time female candidates ran, won and upended conventional politics in 2018.
Caught between the need to support her family and the increasingly disturbing behavior of her boss, Orna fights for her job and her sense of self-worth.
Join us for a moderated conversation with film professionals and advisors as they review clips of three works-in-progress and help the filmmakers push their films to the next level.