The Athens International Film and Video Festival opens tonight and includes a documentary shot in Meigs County. Laurie House is the producer of "Skatopia: 88 Acres of Anarchy". Skatopia is a skate park built by skateboarding legend Brewce Martin.
This is the 37th year for the festival, which will run through April 29. It features a banner crop of new independent films - 250 - selected from 1,1100 entries, an all-time record.