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Iranian Filmmaker Brings Native Culture to Athena Cinema

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ATHENS, Ohio — Award-winning filmmaker Anahita Ghazvinizadeh brought her Iranian culture and vision to the silver screen of the Athena Cinema Friday. Her visit was part of the Athens International Film and Video Festival where she screened her coming-of-age film “They.” The film, exploring gender and culture identity, follows fourteen-year-old J as they decide whether to transition.  Ghazvinizadeh… Read More

Long Road Ahead for Forest Managment Plan

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ATHENS, Ohio — More than forty people came to the Ohio Division of Wildlife Office on Tuesday to share their views about a three-year process to revise the Wayne National Forest  Land Management Plan. The meeting’s purpose was to help the community understand the steps in this process, not to discuss specific concerns. Regardless, many asked… Read More