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Home is where the art house is: Ciné seeks to secure its home for good


Athens’ only nonprofit cinema recently reached its fundraising goal to buy its home on Hancock Avenue, a former tire recapping plant turned art house movie theater that has left its mark on downtown Athens since its opening in 2007.

“Our very existence speaks to the enthusiasm that Athens has for art and culture,” Ciné communications specialist Madeline Hassett said.

On April 19, Ciné began a crowdfunding campaign in order to raise money from the community to help purchase the building with a $1.5 million mortgage loan.

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