Music and Arts

This week, the Athena Cinema is featuring a film hailed as one of the best documentaries in recent years.

Actress been widely praised by critics but there is a special connection for the Athens and Ohio University communities. Lead actress Brandy Burre, best known for her recurring role on HBO's The Wire, is an OU graduate. Burre will be present to introduce the film on March 31, followed by a post-screening Q&A session with the audience.

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Annual music fest was previously held in Athens County

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