2016 ATHENA FILM FESTIVAL February 18-21

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2016 ATHENA FILM FESTIVAL

February 18-21

 

2016 HONOREES INCLUDE

Director, Producer and Screenwriter PAUL FEIG, The Inaugural “Athena Leading Man” Award

Prolific filmmaker and activist MIRA NAIR, The Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement Award

Additional awardees include

Producer GERALYN DREYFOUS, Director KARYN KUSAMA

Composer JEANINE TESORI and Director SARAH GAVRON accepting the ensemble award for cast of SUFFRAGETTE

WHEN | Thursday, February 18 – Sunday, February 21, 2016

WHERE | Barnard College, 3009 Broadway, New York, NY 10027

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION | http://athenafilmfestival.com/

 

2016 HIGHLIGHTS:

 

Thursday, February 18

Screening of TRAPPED | Opening Night Film | 7:00PM | Diana Event Oval, Diana Center LL100

(Conversation with Trapped director Dawn Porter & Athena Film Festival co-founder Kathryn Kolbert, immediately to follow)

Friday, February 19

MASTER CLASS | Joel Fields | 4:00PM | Glicker-Milstein Theatre, Diana Center LL200

ATHENA AWARDS NIGHT GALA | Mira Nair, Geralyn Dreyfous, Karyn Kusama,

Jeanine Tesori, Sarah Gavron | 6:00PM | Diana Event Oval, Diana Center LL100

Screening of MUSTANG | 6:00PM | Held Auditorium, Barnard Hall 304

Screening of FAR FROM THE MADDING CROWD | 9:00PM | Lehman Auditorium, Altschul Hall 202

 

Saturday, February 20

Screening of INSIDE OUT | 12:00PM | Diana Event Oval, Diana Center LL100

PANEL: Gender & Short Films: Emerging Female Filmmakers and Barriers Surrounding Their Careers | Panelists include: Dr. Stacy M. Smith; USC’s Annenberg School of Communications | 12:00PM | Glicker-Milstein Black Box Theater, Diana Center LL200

MASTER CLASS | Jeanine Tesori | 1:00PM | James Room, Barnard Hall 418

MASTER CLASS | Sheila Nevins | 2:30PM | James Room, Barnard Hall 418

Screening of A BALLERINA’S TALE | 3:00PM | Held Auditorium, Barnard Hall 304

MASTER CLASS | Karyn Kusama | 4:30PM | James Room, Barnard Hall 418

AWARD PRESENTATION AND CONVERSATION WITH PAUL FEIG | 5:00PM | Diana Center Event Oval, LL100

Screening of SUFFRAGETTE | Centerpiece Film Feature | 8:00PM | Diana Event Oval, Diana Center LL100

(Conversation with Suffragette director Sarah Gavron, immediately to follow)

Screening of FREEHELD | 9:00PM | Lehman Auditorium, Altschul Hall 202

Screening of TESTAMENT OF YOUTH | 9:00PM | Held Auditorium, Barnard Hall 304

Sunday, February 21

PANEL: Crowdfunding to Build Independence | 12:00PM | James Room, Barnard Hall 418

ATHENA LIST READING: The Burning Season | 2:00PM | Glicker-Milstein Theatre, Diana Center LL200

PANEL: Unconscious Bias | Panelists include: Julie Ann Crommett (Moderator), Lydia Dean Pilcher, Lexi Alexander | 2:00PM | James Room, Barnard Hall 418

Screening of MAVIS! | 3:00PM | Diana Event Oval, Diana Center LL100

(Conversation with MAVIS! director Jessica Edwards, immediately to follow)

Screening of CODE GIRLS | Closing Night Film | 6:00PM | Diana Event Oval, Diana Center LL100

(Conversation with Code Girls director Lesley Chilcott immediately to follow)

 

 

 

ABOUT THE ATHENA FILM FESTIVAL
​Now in its sixth year, the Athena Film Festival — a celebration of women and leadership—is an engaging weekend of feature films, documentaries and shorts that highlight women’s leadership in real life and the fictional world. It will be held February 18-21 in NYC at Barnard College.  The Festival also created the Athena List, an annual slate of between 3-5 screenplays with female leaders or strong female protagonists that have yet to be made into films. The Founding Sponsor of the Athena Film Festival is Artemis Rising Foundation/ Regina K. Scully, Founder & CEO.

 

Founding Sponsor: Artemis Rising Foundation

Regina K. Scully, Founder and CEO

 


“New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.”

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