After Parties & Receptions

After Parties & Receptions

Opening Night Reception
Monday, April 3, 9 PM
Restaurant Salaam
21 W Washington St, Athens

Join us for the kick off celebration for The 44th Athens International Film + Video Festival. Free for Guest/Filmmaker Pass holders, six-show pass holders, and volunteers. Free appetizers and cash bar. Live music by Jess & Kyle.


Cocktails and Bluegrass
Wednesday, April 5, 9 PM

West End Cider House
234 W Washington St, Athens
Free with cash bar (21+)

Enjoy fine fermentables and custom cocktails to the sounds of Rattletrap Stringband at the West End Cider House.

Rattletrap Stringband plays a blend of old time, bluegrass, and jug band music that will transport you back to 78rpm era.


Sounds from the Underground
Saturday, April 7, 9 PM

The Union
18 W Union St, Athens
Free with cash bar (21+)

NOBROW.collective graces the festival again with new experimental sounds. Joined this year by avant-garde post-rock trio Us, Today and DJ Barticus.

The NOBROW.collective is a rotating cast of musicians dedicated to the performance of contemporary classical and experimental musics. For this performance NOBROW performs Aaron Siegel’s Science is Only a Sometimes Friend for 8 glockenspiels and electric organ.

Us, Today is a trio (drums, guitar, vibraphone/keyboard) based out of Cincinnati, Ohio. Their style is best described as an avant-garde post-rock with a heavy emphasis on experimentation.


Noise and Donuts
Sunday, April 9th, 11 AM

Haffas Records
15 W Union St, Athens
Free

Rise early with live experimental music, donuts and coffee. Enjoy late morning wild textures and sounds from Evan Miller, Andrew Lampela/AMB and Casiotone Orchestra.


Festival Wrap Party
Sunday, April 9th, 9 PM
Athena Cinema Lobby
Free

Following the best of the fest screening at 7 PM join us in the lobby of the Athena for Kiser’s BBQ and a special Little Fish beer made just for the festival.