GLAAD Media Awards nominees 'Circumstance,' 'Tomboy' to show at Athena Film Festival in NYC

Barnard College’s second annual Athena Film Festival: A Celebration in Women in Leadership is set to open tomorrow in NYC.

Among the festival’s 30+ films, which “illuminate the stories of courageous women who have made a difference across the globe,” are two GLAAD Media Awards nominees: Maryam Keshavarz’s ‘Circumstance’ and Celine Sciamma’s ‘Tomboy’ – both of which are nominated in the Outstanding Film, Limited Release category.

(For a complete list of the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards nominees, click here.)

The Athena Film Festival opens Thursday, February 9 in New York City. For ticket information, as well as a complete list of films, click here.

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