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  • The Athens International Film + Video Festival returns October 15-24, 2021

    September 24, 2021

    Back by popular demand, AIFVF returns this October with two years of incredible films. From October 15th – 24th, 2021 The Athens International Film and Video Festival (AIFVF) will present over 500 films in competition at the historic Athena Cinema in uptown Athens, OH.

    Read the announcement at AIFVF
  • A Rose-Tinted Biographical Film: HTC Max Kaplan's "Hawaii"

    September 17, 2021

    Max is from Dayton, Ohio, and has been making movies since he was 11. Last year, after his first year of film school shifted online, Max took the initiative to make his own short film over the summer of 2020, which has been selected into several festivals and shown in small cinemas in Ohio.

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  • The Athena Cinema launches a new film series focusing on accessibility

    September 9, 2021

    The Athena Cinema has introduced a new film series focused on providing an accessible theater experience for visitors that features screenings of contemporary independent films.

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  • The Athena Cinema reopens to the public at reduced capacity July 16

    July 14, 2021

    The Athena Cinema will reopen to the public at reduced capacity on July 16 with “Movies You’ve Missed,” a series of films that launched during the pandemic but couldn’t be seen on the big screen until now. 

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  • Athena Cinema launches crowdfunding campaign to support its reopening this summer 

    June 3, 2021

    While the ‘Jewel of Uptown Athens’ readies to open its doors, it continues its robust virtual screenings of poignant films, meaningful programming

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  • Athena Cinema takes Science on Screen films to outdoor Ridges space

    May 26, 2021

    The Coolidge Theatre and the Alfred P Sloan Foundation recently announced that the Athena Cinema in Athens, Ohio, along with 37 other nonprofit film organization nationwide, received its ninth annual grant award to showcase Science on Screen events, all of which will be held outdoors at The Ridge

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  • Spike Lee Award winning filmmaker makes virtual visit with School of Film Students

    April 28, 2021

    After seven weeks of film production with new COVID-19 guidelines that pushed back timelines, Ohio University College of Fine Arts’ School of Film welcomed award-winning film maker, Aisha Ford.

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  • There’s a Chicken in the Grip Van: Adventures in Midwest Filmmaking with Keisha Martin

    April 28, 2021

    Filmmaking in any given year is already a stressful endeavor, but add in a pandemic, and it can rightfully fry some nerves.

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  • Graduate students win prestigious Parry/Billman Fine Arts Award

    April 17, 2021

    The College of Fine Arts offers various levels of funding support for students’ creative projects, one being the prestigious I. Hollis Parry/Ann Billman Fine Arts Award.

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  • Three Faculty Speak to the Value of the Arts Administration Program

    April 1, 2021

    Featuring faculty members who are teaching three (of the four) required foundational courses in the Master of Arts Administration degree. Heather Infantry, Rachel Cornish, and Dr.

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