My grandma would love this movie (derogatory)!
This French film shows the strength of solidarity between women beautifully.
On Friday, Social Media Editor Talia Bloom and Staff Writer Lily Pazner attended Athena Film Festival’s screening of Queen of the Deuce, a film about the life and business pursuits of Chelly Wilson, a lesbian Greek Jew influential to the male porn scene in 1970s NYC.
On Saturday, the Athena Film Festival screened its Centerpiece Film, Judy Blume Forever, a documentary following the life, career, and legacy of one of the most influential YA authors of all time.
For the 13th year in a row, Barnard will host the Athena Film Festival to highlight the work of women in media. This year, the lineup includes nearly three-dozen features, shorts, and documentaries “dedicated to elevating complex and deeply thoughtful stories of women’s leadership.” The festival will run from Thursday, March 2 to Sunday, March […]
March 12th’s screening did not disappoint.
Bwog Staffer Amrita Banerji attended The Athena Festival’s screening of Carmen y Lola at 9 pm on February 29th at the Lehman Auditorium, directed by Arantxa Echevarría and produced by Arantxa Echevarría and Pilar Sánchez Díaz. It stars Rosy Rodriguez as Carmen, and Zaira Morales as Lola.
The Athena Film Festival may have officially wrapped up, but we’re here for one more review! Bwogger Victoria Arancio had the opportunity to sit for this powerful documentary. I have watched many different documentary films before, each attempting to evoke some emotion deep down inside of me, pushing me to anger or action. After viewing I Am Evidence, I […]
The Barnard-hosted Athena film festival is back this weekend for its 8th year in a row! The festival features the work of women in the film and media industry and highlights those who have helped to increase representation of women in film. Below are some of the highlights and activities most which to look forward. […]
As though you needed any more reason to attend the Athena Film Festival, now you have the chance to mingle with celebrity for free! Hoping to motivate you through your love of not spending money on things and people other people have seen on television, event organizers are offering a select number of free tickets […]
Barnard’s famed Athena Film Festival returns this Thursday for its fifth year with a luring lineup of films, documentaries, panels, and award nominees. As the lucky Columbia/Barnard students we are, we’ve been blessed with the college student budget-conscious price of $20 for an All-Access Pass to the entirety of the weekend’s events; or, if you’re feeling […]
In this installment of “In Defense Of,” Julia Goodman protests the protest of protests. We promise this article will be way easier to read (and way more enjoyable) than that just was. Yesterday, a disturbing editorial ran in the Spectator entitled “Make protesting pragmatic.” It opens with the observation that “campus protests have become less […]
Columbia student representing Students United Against Sweatshops (USAS), which seems to be a lot of the same people as SWS but under a different name, showed up at the Diana Center today to protest Sherry Lansing’s receipt of the 2014 Laura Ziskin Lifetime Achievement Award at the Athena Film Festival. Lansing is a former actress and […]
Barnard’s Athena Film Festival is making its triumphant return for the third time this weekend. The opening reception will be tonight, and film screenings and workshops will be starting up tomorrow. Tickets are wonderfully discounted for students — $20 for an all-access pass, and $5 for individual films. Bwog brings you our flick plicks to […]