We had a truly spectacular Athena Film Festival 2016. For those of you who missed us (or just can’t get enough of this year’s awesome talks), you don’t have to miss out! You can watch live recorded video footage of some of our Q&As and panels below as well as our Live Stream page and our YouTube page. Enjoy, and we hope to see you next year!

Trapped Panel

Master Class with Joel Fields

Gender & Short Films: Emerging Female Filmmakers and Barriers Surrounding Their Careers

A Conversation with Paul Feig and Kate McKinnon

Suffragette Q&A with Director Sarah Gavron

Master Class with Jeanine Tesori

Master Class with Sheila Nevins

Master Class with Karyn Kusama


Speed Sisters Q&A with Director Amber Fares, Producer Jessica Devaney, and film subject Maysoon Jayyusi

Codegirl Panel

Crowding to Build Independence with Seed and Spark

Unconscious Bias Panel

Mavis! Q&A with director Jessica Edwards