Celebrate Women at the Athena Film Festival 

The Athena Film Festival is back for one more year at Barnard College in Morningside Heights. The festival is dedicated to female empowerment in films. It hopes to shine a light and create a change in an industry that too often shuns the female perspective. Read on to find out which movies you won’t want to miss!

Athena Film Festival 2019: February 28th – March 3rd

The Athena Film Festival showcases documentaries, films, and shorts that are centered around women. The films selected are about women who are leading a social change whether it is in a fictional world or in real life. The film committee also picks stories that highlight the diversity and strength present in female voices today. Most of the films are also written and directed by women.

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 Here are some of the films that will be featured this year: 

On The Basis of Sex

 

Lady Parts Justice in the New World Order

 

Rafiki

 

The Favourite

For more trailers, showtimes and tickets, check out the official page of the Athena Film Festival here.

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