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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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She Broke Through Gender and Race Barriers. Now Help Bring Her Story to Life

In our biggest campaign yet to support women-focused causes, VITAMIN W Media has partnered with Peabody Award-winning filmmaker Tracy Heather Strain to help raise funds for her documentary in development on Lorraine Hansberry, the iconic playwright and writer of A Raisin in the Sun. From June 20-July 19, we intend to raise $50,000 through this pro bono campaign.

We invite you to make a tax-deductible donation and share the campaign with your social media networks. A full list of donor benefits, including donor acknowledgement on the website and private screenings, are listed at the bottom of this page.** As an extra incentive, VITAMIN W is commissioning an original oil painting by Laura Kaelin and will award it to the donor with the greatest contribution. Please give $10–or $100 and help us bring this great American story to life.

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