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#Athena14 Women and Film *Watch Talks and Master Class sessions from Athena Film Festival 14

Athena Film Fest14 had a wealth of amazing panels and talks which you can still watch

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Here is the Master Class with Callie Khouri, Golden Globes and Academy Award winning writer of THELMA AND LOUISE, director of the DIVINE SECRETS OF THE YA YA SISTERHOOD and creator of ABC TV’s NASHVILLE:

Here you can watch the panel featuring Barnard alumnae in the film business, featuring Naomi Foner, writer of RUNNING ON EMPTY and LOSING ISIAH, among others:

This is the Master Class with the amazing Laura Karpman, 4 time Emmy Award winning composer for TV series LIVING EDENS and TAKEN, films including BLACK NATIVITY and the upcoming THE GALAPAGOS AFFAIR, Nigerian protest film THE NAKED OPTION,  video games Death Fist and Everquest 2 and, among other projects,  the thrilling concert music for THE HIDDEN WORLD OF GIRLS and the Langston Hughes piece ASK YOUR MAMA with Jessye Norman and the Roots:

This was an outstanding panel on Amplifying Women’s Voices, featuring Lydia Dean Pilcher, Dr. Stacy Smith, Anna Holmes of Jezebel. com, entertainment attorney Nina Shaw and Lena Waithe, producer of 2014 Sundance hit DEAR WHITE PEOPLE:

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Here you will find a great talk with the director Lexi Alexander, whose  blog/open letter decried the non representation of female directors in Hollywood :

Here’s the REBEL post-screening Q &A with Latina director Maria Agui Carter:

GERALDINE FERRARO: PAVING THE WAY  will air on Showtime in the US on March 21. Here is the post screening talk with her daughter, the film’s director :

Here you will find the  Conversation with 2011 Nobel Prize Laureate, Leymah Gbowee, a key contributor to the documentary PRAY THE DEVIL BACK TO HELL:


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