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 […]
The 3rd annual Athena Film Festival will be going on at Barnard next week — February 7-10 — and featuring some incredible films and guests. Tonight, for BC students only, there will be a free Athena Global Shorts Watch Party at 7 pm in The Hive, 1st floor of Altschul Hall. Refreshments will be served. At […]
Screenings at the second annual Athena Film Festival begin tonight at 6 pm in Miller Theatre. Student priced tickets are available for $7. Alexandra Svokos sat down with festival founders Kathryn Kolbert and Melissa Silverstein. Kathryn Kolbert and Melissa Silverstein (a 30 Rock fan!) come from different professional worlds but have the same goal: to […]
Pfft… you don’t have midterms next week! Or at least you can pretend you don’t whilst taking in some of the amazing sights and sounds of Morningside’s arts scene. If you would like readers to escape their realities at your events, please e-mail us at email@example.com. Thursday French Film: Qui m’aime me suive, East Gallery, Buell […]
Bucket List represents the unbelievable intellectual privilege we enjoy as Columbia students. We do our very best to bring to your attention important guest lecturers and special events on campus. Our recommendations for this week are below and the full list is after the jump. Recommended “The War on Terrorism, Civil Liberties, and the Constitution” Monday, […]
On Tuesday night in the Barnard Hall James Room, Barnard Career Development hosted a panel with figures from the entertainment industry hosted by UTA Co-head of the Television Talent Department Nancy Mendelson Gates. Dodge Cafe King and Queen Bijan Samareh and Alexandra Svokos were there. When it comes to centering your career plan around making it […]