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Category: Film

Lina Roessler – Canadian Actress, Director, Writer, Producer

Lina Roessler, who has numerous film and tv credits to her name, makes her feature directing debut with BEST SELLERS, starring the legendary Sir Michael Caine, Aubrey Plaza, and Cary Elwes. It tells the story of an ambitious young woman, trying to find success in the shadow of her father’s…
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Ann Hu – Filmmaker

Ann Hu’s personal story would make for a great bio pic. Knowing no one, she was among the first students to come to the U.S. from mainland China after the Cultural Revolution to attend college. After graduating from NYU, she made her mark in the business world, but eventually wound…
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Tracy Droz Tragos – Filmmaker, Writer, Producer

The recipient of several prestigious honors, including a Guggenheim Fellowship and a Sundance Screenwriting and Directing Fellowship, Tracy Droz Tragos’ work focuses on issues involving women, inequality, rural America, and education. Her latest film, “The Smartest Kids in the World,” based on the New York Times bestseller, focuses on the…
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Christina Fontana – Filmmaker/Editor

Christina Fontana has been a force in the film and tv industry for more than two decades. She was an editor on documentaries and unscripted tv projects for Fox, NBC, CBS, Netflix, A&E, The History Channel to name a few, and received an Emmy nomination for her work on The…
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Athena Film Festival 2021 to Feature Mama Gloria

The 11th annual Athena Film Festival will take place virtually in March in celebration of Women’s History Month. As in the past, the program includes features, documentaries, and shorts, and this year, it includes the film Mama Gloria, which documents the life of transwoman Mama Gloria…
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