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Last Friday night, Staff Writer Jasmine Wright attended the documentary “Twice Colonized”, screened at the Athena Film Festival, and witnessed Aaju Peter’s ferocity and charisma be broadcast in equal measure. Warning: this film contains themes relating to suicide, domestic violence, intergenerational trauma and abuse.

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Staff Writer Theo Sandler reviews the Athena Film Festival screening of the documentary Your Fat Friend. Editor’s warning: This article discusses themes related to eating disorders and fatphobia. 

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On Saturday, the Athena Film Festival screened “Fancy Dance,” director Erica Tremblay’s captivating debut feature about a family attempting to navigate tragedy in the Seneca-Cayuga Nation.

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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.

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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.

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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 […]

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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.

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Sophocles’ tragic heroine becomes a modern-day teenager in director Sophie Deraspe’s Antigone (2019). Staff writer Julia Tolda attended the screening at the 2020 Athena Film Festival, below is her review. (Content warnings: police brutality, murder) 

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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 […]

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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. […]

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