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OU Student Produced Film ‘Call the Shot’ Coming to Athena Nov. 9

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Being a student at Ohio University, there’s ample opportunity to create and collaborate with others, especially when you’re nestled in the foothills of Appalachia- inspiration is everywhere. For some, this means working on passion projects with a group of talented students and making dreams become a reality. Call the Shot, a short film set to… Read More

Ohio University School of Film Alums Bring Award-winning Feature Film, ‘Farmer of the Year’ to the Athena


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A feature film by OU School of Film Alums.  ‘Farmer of the Year’, an award-winning feature film starring Barry Corbin (‘Northern Exposure’) and Terry Kiser (‘Weekend at Bernies’).   Drama with embedded comedy.  1h 43min.  A deceptively simple look at aging, transitions, loss and family.  Winner: New Filmmakers Forum at the St Louis Int’l Film… Read More

Free screening and talk-back of THE PUBLIC at Athena Cinema


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Filmed in Cincinnati’s downtown library, this dramedy (rated PG-13) begins with an act of civil disobedience and focuses on homelessness, mental health, relationships with law enforcement, and the evolving, vital role that libraries play in our democracy. *Followed by a 20-minute talk-back with reps from local libraries and agencies who are helping those facing homelessness…. Read More

Ohio University School of Film Alums Bring Award-winning Feature Film, ‘Farmer of the Year’ to the Athena


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A feature film by OU School of Film Alums.  ‘Farmer of the Year’, an award-winning feature film starring Barry Corbin (‘Northern Exposure’) and Terry Kiser (‘Weekend at Bernies’).   Drama with embedded comedy.  1h 43min.  A deceptively simple look at aging, transitions, loss and family.  Winner: New Filmmakers Forum at the St Louis Int’l Film… Read More

Ohio University School of Film Alums Bring Award-winning Feature Film, ‘Farmer of the Year’ to the Athena


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A feature film by OU School of Film Alums.  ‘Farmer of the Year’, an award-winning feature film starring Barry Corbin (‘Northern Exposure’) and Terry Kiser (‘Weekend at Bernies’).   Drama with embedded comedy.  1h 43min.  A deceptively simple look at aging, transitions, loss and family.  Winner: New Filmmakers Forum at the St Louis Int’l Film… Read More

‘Let Your Geek Flag Fly:’ Geek Week Takes Over Athena Cinema May 6-11

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May 6 through May 11 will mark the very first Geek Week at the Athena Cinema, featuring screenings of some beloved geek culture films. The weeklong screening series is a fundraiser for ARTS/West, a lead up event for Southeast Ohio’s premiere pop culture convention, Ratha Con (which takes place Saturday, May 12 at the Athens… Read More