The Story Behind the Success of the HBO Film Powerhouse Sheila Nevins '60
Short films about women of courage and conviction spark conversations about leadership.
The third annual Athena Film Festival brought industry leaders to Barnard’s campus for a weekend in February to celebrate the achievements of women in the film and allied industries and discuss the challenges they face.
“There’s been a dramatic transformation,” says Professor Tina Campt. “There’s been the transformation of going from nothing to something.” She’s talking about the Africana Studies Program, which she directs—and which celebrates its 20th anniversary this year.
Join Barnard's Office of International Programs for dinner and a film screening, followed by a discussion with artist Vik Muniz.
Jamie Babbit '93 is an accomplished TV and movie director.
Film industry leaders discuss the significance of Barnard's annual Athena Film Festival celebrating women's leadership in Hollywood and beyond.