Barbara Kopple to receive Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement Award Amma Asante to receive Athena Award Bridget Everett to receive Inaugural Breakthrough Award Festival returns to Barnard College February 22 – February 25, 2018 New York, NY (November 15, 2017) –The Athena Film Festival (AFF) announced today its 2018 awardees, celebrating female leaders in… Read more
ADS INCLUDE “FLYBABIES” BY JETBLUE, “ASK FOR A RAISE” BY THE MUSE, LADIES GET PAID, PAYSCALE, REPLAY.AI, “WOMEN MAKE US BETTER” BY BOEING, “COMMIT TO SOMETHING” BY EQUINOX, AND “UNLIKE ANY” BY UNDER ARMOUR NEW YORK – November 3, 2017 – The 3% Movement and the Athena Film Festival today announced the winners of the… Read more
NEW YORK – June 15, 2017 – The 3% Movement and Athena Film Festival have joined forces to create The Athena Advertising Awards, recognizing creative advertising that depicts strong, bold women from all walks of life. For eight years, The Athena Film Festival, a joint initiative of the Athena Center for Leadership Studies at Barnard… Read more
We are excited to announce our dates for the 2018 Athena Film Festival! Please save the date for: February 22-25, 2018 We look forward to seeing you all there next year.
Thank you so much for being a part of the 2017 Athena Film Festival. It was great to see so many of you at the various screenings, panels, and workshops last week. I am sure you will agree that this Festival was our best yet. We were thrilled that nearly 6,000 people attended the Festival; a… Read more
The 2017 Athena Film Festival was a great success. Thank you to our generous sponsors, partners, friends, attendees, filmmakers, awardees, and everyone who joined us for a weekend in celebration of courageous, audacious women. Dates for 2018 to be announced soon. Stay tuned!
Although New York has been walloped with 10+ inches of snow this morning, The Athena Film Festival will open as scheduled. With apologies to the post office: “Neither snow nor rain nor heat nor gloom of night stays these Athenians from the swift completion of their appointed rounds.” NEW ADDITION TO THE SCHEDULE: Town Hall Meeting… Read more
THE SEVENTH ATHENA FILM FESTIVAL TO TAKE PLACE FEBRUARY 9 – 12, 2017 New York, NY (February 1, 2017) – The Athena Film Festival (AFF) today announced the participants for the inaugural Athena IRIS Screenwriting Lab whose goal is to develop feature-length narrative scripts with bold and courageous female characters. The Athena Film Festival,… Read more
7TH ANNUAL ATHENA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES COURTNEY MOOREHEAD BALAKER’S LITTLE PINK HOUSE STARRING CATHERINE KEENER AS OPENING NIGHT FILM New York, NY (January 18, 2017) – The Athena Film Festival (AFF) announced today that writer/director Courtney Moorehead Balaker’s LITTLE PINK HOUSE will screen as the Opening Night film on Thursday, February 9th. The film stars… Read more
2017 ATHENA FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES LINEUP OF NARRATIVE, DOCUMENTARY AND SHORT FILMS FESTIVAL TO CLOSE WITH NEW YORK PREMIERE OF DOCUMENTARY DOLORES CITY OF JOY TO SCREEN AS CENTERPIECE FILM SPECIAL PREVIEW OF UPCOMING TELEVISION SERIES THE HANDMAID’S TALE FILMS INCLUDE: BRIGHT LIGHTS: STARRING CARRIE FISHER AND DEBBIE REYNOLDS, CUSTODY, DENIAL, THE FITS, LITTLE DOLL,… Read more