Myrna Loy: The Only Good Girl in Hollywood by Emily Wortis Leider ’59
A film screening of a rare, recently discovered documentary made by Galician immigrants on their experiences in Argentina.
On Tuesday May 31, watch "The Choreographer" a one-hour documentary on Lisa de Ribere, former NYCB and ABT dancer, as she creates a new work for dancers from Barnard.
The Inaugural Athena Film Festival
Following the April 5th panel "What's Water Worth? Hydrofracking and its Impact on New York City, please join us for part two: a screening of GASLAND followed by a Q&A with director Josh Fox and special guest Joe Levine, held by The Earth Institute and Columbia Environmental Law Society in partnership with the Barnard Eco-Reps.
In February 2011, the inaugural Athena Film Festival presented over 25 films highlighting the multiplicity of women’s roles in the film industry—as actors, writers, directors, and producers.
On the first night of the first ever Athena Film Festival, I was sitting in the dimly lit Diana Oval waiting for the screening of “Desert Flower,” a movie about nomad-turned-supermodel Waris Dirie, to begin. The last flickers of light died down and the screen lit up. Talking ceased as a pre-feature clip sang out: “I will not be afraid of women...”