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Athena Film Festival Event: the Media's Effect on the Misrepresentation of Women in Power

New York, NY • February 12, 2011

Barnard Business and Professional Women (BBPW) and the Barnard College Office of Alumnae Affairs Present: The February Round Table: Miss Representation at Athena Film Festival As a Partner of the A...

Saturday, February 12, 2011 7:00 PM - 9:00 PM EST

Miller Theatre
2960 Broadway
New York, NY 10027
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Barnard Business and Professional Women (BBPW) and the Barnard College Office of Alumnae Affairs Present:

The February Round Table:

Miss Representation at Athena Film Festival

As a Partner of the Athena Film Festival, BBPW invites you to a screening in lieu of our February
Roundtable, followed by a post screening discussion co-sponsored by The Paley Center for Media. Miss Representation explores how mainstream media contributes to the under-representation of women in power by promoting limited and often disparaging portrayals of women. Writer/Director Jennifer Siebel Newsom interviews some of America’s most influential thought leaders in politics, news, entertainment, and academia to reveal what lies beneath the media’s messaging. Cast: Rosario Dawson, Jane Fonda, Molly Sims, Katie Couric, Daphne Zuniga, Catherine Hardwicke, Paul Haggis

About the Athena Film Festival

The Athena Film Festival — A Celebration of Women and Leadership will take place from February 10-13 at Barnard College at 116th and Broadway. The festival will showcase over 20 films highlighting the wide diversity of women’s leadership in both real life and the fictional world, illuminating the stories of women from across the globe who have made a difference in their countries and communities.

All the details about the festival including: screening times (films begin Friday evening February 11 and run through Sunday evening February 13); directions (take the 1 train to 116th street); the names of the films playing, ticket prices ($10 adults, $5 student) are available on the website.

$10.00 per ticket – in addition to registering with BBPW, you must purchase your own ticket at the
Athena Film Festival website here.

For more information:

Contact: Kimberlee Halligan

Phone: 917-584-0503

Email: khalligan@bbpw.org

FREE for ALL Barnard Alumnae & BBPW Members

Registration Required. Space is limited.

Please visit our website to see additional details, and for instructions to register and purchase your ticket. Thanks and we look forward to seeing you there!

http://www.bbpw.org/mc/community/eventdetails.do?eventId=303947



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