Dear Athens, Georgia


Presenting “Dear Athens Georgia,” the short story of a town whose citizens refuse to be defined by their differences; a town beginning to taste the strength of solidarity in fighting for justice.

There is but one question we must ask ourselves: What are we prepared to lay down?

Promotional video for the Athens Day of Resistance on Inauguration Day, 2017. This video got 30,000+ views and 500+ shares on Facebook in the week leading up to the march, which ended up being the largest march in Athens history.

Created by Joe Lavine
With Knowa Johnson, Kate Blane, Aaron Joslin and Ashley Na
Voice-Over: Aneek James
Assistant Director: Dale Wheatley
Assistant Cinematography: David Andriate and Christopher Carson
Drone Cinematography: Adam Morgan
Sound: Luke Webster
Special Thanks to Cary Ritzler, Katie Orton, Eric Rose, Danielle Sexton, and all the wonderful people who were a part of the march scene!
Music: Ross Bugden |

January 2017