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Athena Film Festival 2014: Lady Leaders and Progressive Storytelling

For the past four years the annual Athena Film Festival, founded by Melissa Silverstein of Women and Hollywood and Kathryn Kolbert of the Athena Center for Leadership Studies, has provided a jam-packed weekend showcase for films about women and girls.  Not only are these films about women and girls, the women and girls portrayed are […]

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2013 Athena Film Festival Lineup: Films on Women & Leadership

Get excited for the 3rd annual Athena Film Festival!  The festival features narrative films, documentaries, short films along with panels and workshops for filmmakers — all focusing on women’s leadership. Co-founded by Melissa Silverstein and Kathryn Kolbert, the festival runs from February 7-10 in New York City at Barnard College. Kathryn Kolbert, Athena Film Festival Co-Founder and […]

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Who Gets To Be A Leader? The Athena Film Festival

When you think of what a leader looks like, what comes to mind? A strong person. With influence over their lives and environments. A man, probably white. Maybe he’s part of a group of men who lead and take action. How about weak people, needing protection? Mean people in groups? Do images of women and […]

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