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    Athena Movie Pageant Unveils Winners and Finalists for the Athena Listing

    The Athena Movie Pageant (AFF)  has introduced the winners and finalists for the 2023 Athena Listing, the fest’s number of the very best unproduced screenplays highlighting feminine management.

    “The winners of the 2023 Athena Listing are ‘Driverless,’ by Hari Leigh; ‘Going Dutch,’ by Kate Condé Hamilton; ‘Laylayon,’ by Nic Yulo; and ‘Scarce,’ by Mrittika Sarin. The finalists are ’72,’ by Marissa Chibas; ‘Blue Veil,’ by Shireen Alihaji; ‘The Copeland Case,’ by Cecilia Copeland; and ‘Requiem for a Glacier,’ by Stephanie Falkeis,” per The Hollywood Reporter. 

    “Driverless” follows a robotics engineer on a cross-country journey. “Going Dutch” tells the story of a scientist concerned with Amsterdam’s wealthiest bachelor. “Scarce” is a portrait software program engineer making an attempt to get justice for an underprivileged group. “Laylayon” sees an immigrant mom returning to her ancestral residence within the Philippine jungle.

    “Finalist ’72’ facilities round a Cuban refugee and her teenage daughter’s secret on New Yr’s Eve in New York, 1972,” per the supply. “‘The Copeland Case,’ based mostly on the true story of the Copeland kidnappings, follows a lady’s battle within the U.S. and Israel to get again her kids. ‘Blue Veil’ follows a Muslim teenager as she grapples together with her identification amid new publicity in a post-9/11 world. And ‘Requiem for a Glacier,’ based mostly on a brief movie, follows a glaciologist who visits her estranged residence in a distant village within the Alps and confronts her previous whereas challenged by her activist mom over a neighborhood glacier that might grow to be a ski resort.”

    Now in its thirteenth version, the AFF will happen from March 2-5 on Barnard’s campus. Chinonye Chukwu’s “Until” is ready to open the fest. You could find extra details about AFF and buy tickets by way of the fest’s web site. 

    Melissa Silverstein, Ladies and Hollywood’s Founder and Writer, is Co-Founder and Creative Director of AFF.

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