2016 Coverage

Bridesmaids director Paul Feig says he will rewrite contracts for gender equality among actors –INDEPENDENT

Athena Film Festival – HER CAMPUS BARNARD

Leadership, Film And Women: The Athena Film Festival Opens – FORBES WOMAN

Athena Film Festival – Business of Entertainment Interview with Kathryn Kolbert and Melissa SilversteinBLOOMBERG

Ernie Hudson Talks Ghostbusters Cameo, and Returning Along with Most of the Original Crew – PEOPLE

Kate McKinnon Talks the Ghostbusters Jumpsuit – IGN

On The Scene: 2016 Athena Film Festival Awards Ceremony & Reception – THE KNOCKTURNAL

Director Paul Feig Honored at 2016 Athena Film Festival – THE KNOCKTURNAL

Ernie Hudson talks returning to cameo in the new Ghostbusters – ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

The Inspiring Reason Kate McKinnon Loved Her Ghostbusters Costume – REFINERY 29

Jeanine Tesori at the 2016 Athena Film Festival: On Dudes Who ‘Talk Pig’ – NEW YORK MAGAZINE

My Library: Jeanine Tesori – NEW YORK POST

The 2016 Athena List: Meet the Winners of the Female-Centric Black List – ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

15 fantastic things to do in NYC this weekend – TIME OUT NEW YORK

Athena Film Festival – THE NEW YORK TIMES

Athena Film Festival Honoring Paul Feig, Mira Nair Amid Increased Talk of Gender Issues in Hollywood – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Katherine Oliver speaks to Athena Festival FoundersBLOOMBERG

10 Best Things to Do this Weekend – NEWSDAY

Athena Film Festival Preview PLAYBACK: STL

A Conversation With Founders of Athena Film FestivalPBS

Athena Film Festival 2016 Opens Tomorrow! Limited Free and Discounted Ticket Offer – HARLEM ONE STOP

Your Weekend Starts Now 2/18/16 – NEW YORK 1

Things to Do – TIME OUT NEW YORK

7 Films to Catch Up On at This Year’s Female-Powered Athena Film Festival – INDIEWIRE

How to Tackle The Athena Film Festival – COLUMBIA SPECTATOR

To Do This Week: ‘Crazy About Tiffany’s’ Premiers, See Iggy Pop at Carnegie Hall – NEW YORK OBSERVER

Events Calendar – BUST

BUST’S 10 Best Bets For February And March 2016 – BUST

Melissa Silverstein and Kathryn Kolbert tell The Mary Sue why you won’t want to miss the Athena Film Festival this week – SANDIE KLEIN SHOW

Interview: Kathryn Kolbert and Melissa Silverstein, Founders of The Athena Film Festival – THE MARY SUE

Athena Film Festival  – TIME OUT NEW YORK

Paul Feig to Become First Male Ever Honored at Athena Film Festival  – THE DAILY DISH

Paul Feig Named Athena Film Festival’s First Male Honoree – VARIETY

Paul Feig Set to Receive First “Leading Man” Award at Female-Focused Athena Film Festival – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER

Paul Feig to receive Athena Film Festival’s first-ever Athena Leading Man awardENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

Paul Feig Makes History as First Man Ever Honored By Athena Film Festival INDIEWIRE


Athena Film Festival to Honor Paul Feig with Inaugural ‘Leading Man’ AwardTHOMPSON ON HOLLYWOOD

FROM EW: Paul Feig to Receive Athena Film Festival’s First-Ever Athena Leading Man Award – PEOPLE

Paul Feig Named As the Recipient of the Inaugural Athena Leading Man Award at Athena Film Fest  – WOMEN AND HOLLYWOOD

Paul Feig Named Athena Film Festival’s First Male Honoree – YAHOO

Athena Film Festival to Honor Paul Feig with Inaugural ‘Leading Man’ AwardIMDB

Finding Inspiration at Sundance 2016 Women and Hollywood

RPL Sponsors Sixth Annual Athena Film FestivalReavis Parent Lehrer LLP

The Athena Film Festival Announced its 2016 Lineup, Featuring an Array of Narrative, Documentary, and Short Films – DON411

Pro-Choice Docu ‘Trapped’ Set To Launch NYC’s Athena Film Fest  

Athena Film Festival: Abortion Providers Doc, ‘Inside Out,’ ‘Truth’ Highlight Lineup – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER 

2016 Athena Film Festival Unveils Lineup, Including ‘Mustang,’ ‘Suffragette’ and More – INDIEWIRE

Women Screenwriters Make Up Paltry 17 Percent of Black List 2015  – THE WRAP

Athena Film Festival to Honor Mira Nair, ‘Suffragette’ Ensemble and More – INDIEWIRE 

Athena Film Festival: Mira Nair, ‘Suffragette’ Cast to be Honored  – THE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER 

Mira Nair to Receive Lifetime Achievement Award at 2016 Athena Film Festival – INDIEWIRE 

A Positive Step For Gender Diversity In Hollywood: Athena Film Festival Partners With The Black ListFORBES

Attention, Female Screenwriters: Athena Film Festival to Partner with Black List for Writing Lab INDIEWIRE

Apply for a Black List Mini-Lab at the 2016 Athena Film FestivalWOMEN AND HOLLYWOOD

Athena Film Festival Partners With The Black List on Mini-LabTHE HOLLYWOOD REPORTER 

​​The Athena Film Festival Partners with the Black ListTHE KNOCKTURNAL