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ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — After a year-long hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Athena Cinema has reopened its doors to the public. The pandemic took a heavy toll on theaters across the country, and many small art-house theaters in particular, like the Athena, struggled to survive. Some didn’t. But the Athena benefited from an… Read More
JACKSON, Ohio (OVR) — When Nicole Riegel left her hometown of Jackson, Ohio, at the age of 18, she couldn’t wait to be gone. Last year, Riegel returned to Jackson with a film crew in tow. The town was tapped for a starring role in the new movie “Holler,” which she both wrote and directed…. Read More
ATHENS, Ohio (WOUB) — Two movie theatres in Athens County are reopening Friday after being closed for three months due to COVID-19. Under guidelines from the state of Ohio, theatre employees must wear face coverings and perform a daily symptom assessment. Theatres must also ensure a minimum of 6 feet of distance between customers and… Read More
Join us and our Reel Meal partners in viewing this documentary on the social power of printmaking through the centuries. Explore printmaking’s history of social commentary through the art form’s depictions of politics and protest. Saturday, September 21, 6–8 pm. Free and open to the public. Donations to Reel Meal welcome. This program is held… Read More
Bohemian Rhapsody, Green Book, and The Kominsky Method, Glenn Close, and Lady Gaga all took home awards. Here is the complete list of winners.