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For the Week of September 26 - October 2, 2014

Twin Peaks - Fire Walk With Me

Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me: Let’s Do Lynch

Director: David Lynch
Cast: Sheryl Lee, Ray Wise, Mädchen Amick
Rating: R

David Lynch takes us back to the town of damned good cups of coffee and cherry pies in this film prequel to the television series where we actually meet Laura Palmer (Lee)...

Show Times: Playing Sunday, October 5th and Monday, October 6th at 7:00. Regular admission applies.


Nuit Blanche: Inocente – ONE NIGHT ONLY

Director: Sean Fine and Andrea Nix

A personal and vibrant coming of age story about a young artist’s determination never to surrender to the bleakness of her surroundings. At 15, Inocente refuses to let her dream of becoming...

Show Times: ONE NIGHT ONLY - Saturday, October 4th at 7:00. Free Admission.

France Paris Fela Kuti

Nuit Blanche: Finding Fela! – ONE NIGHT ONLY

Director: Alex Gibney
Cast: Fela Kuti, Yeni Kuti, and Femi Kuti
Rating: NR

Finding Fela tells the story of Fela Kuti’s life (1938 – 1997), his music, and his social and political importance. This in-depth look at the man who created Afrobeat (a fusion of...

Show Times: ONE NIGHT ONLY - Saturday, October 4th at 9:00. Free Admission.


Nuit Blanche: Bill T. Jones A Good Man – ONE NIGHT ONLY

Director: Gordon Quinn and Bob Hercules
Cast: Nana Amoah, Bill T. Jones, and Lindsay Jones

    A Good Man follows acclaimed director/choreographer Bill T. Jones (Last Supper at Uncle Tom’s Cabin, Still/Here, FELA!) as he and his company create their most ambitious work, an original dance-theater...

Show Times: ONE NIGHT ONLY - Saturday, October 4th at 5:00. Free Admission.

Southeast Asian Short Films: KLEX’s Tropical Seasonings

Director: Andrew Stiff (UK/Malaysia), AU Sow-Yee (Malaysia), Azharr Rudin (Malaysia), Debora Bernagozzi (USA), Jason Bernagozzi (USA), Koji Tambata (Japan/Thailand), KOK Siew-Wai (Malaysia), LIM Chee-Yong (Malaysia), Maulana M Pasha (Indonesia), Taiki Sakpisit (Thailand), WONG Eng-Leong (Malaysia), Wuttin Chansataboot (Thailand)

This fall, two collections of short films from Southeast Asia will be shown in Athena Cinema. Tropical Seasonings (2014) is a experimental film collection. It is curated by the director of Kuala Lumpur Experimental...

Show Times: Free Showing October 1st, Wednesday at 7:00 pm


The Trip to Italy

Director: Michael Winterbottom
Cast: Steve Coogan, Rob Brydon, Rosie Fellner
Rating: NR

Steve Coogan and Rob Brydon reunite for a new culinary road trip, retracing the steps of the Romantic poets’ grand tour of Italy and indulging in some sparkling banter and impersonation-offs. Rewhetting...

Show Times: Playing daily at 5:30, 7:30 and 9:30 with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3:30.


The One I Love

Director: Charlie McDowell
Cast: Mark Duplass, Elisabeth Moss, and Ted Danson
Rating: R

On the brink of separation, Ethan (Mark Duplass) and Sophie (Elisabeth Moss) escape to a beautiful vacation house for a weekend getaway in an attempt to save their marriage. What begins as...

Show Times: Playing Friday, Tuesday and Thursday at 5:10, 7:10 and 9:10. Playing Saturday and Sunday at 3:10 and 5:10. Playing Monday and Wednesday at 5:10 and 9:10.


Let’s Do Lynch: The Films of David Lynch

The Athena Cinema announces a special fall film series featuring films directed by David Lynch.  This mini-retrospective is a rare opportunity to see these cult favorites on a big screen, with big...

Show Times: ALL SHOWS START AT 7:00 P.M. Elephant Man plays 9/7 & 8, Dune plays 9/14 & 15, Blue Velvet plays 9/21 & 22, Wild At Heart plays 9/28 & 29, Twin Peaks: Fire Walk With Me plays 10/5 & 6, Lost Highway plays 10/12 & 13, Mulholland Drive plays 10/19 & 20, Eraserhead plays 10/26 & 27


Boyhood – Leaving Thursday, October 2nd.

Director: Richard Linklater
Cast: Ellar Coltrane, Patricia Arquette, Ethan Hawke, Elijah Smith, Lorelei Linklater
Rating: R

Filmed over 12 years with the same cast, Richard Linklater’s BOYHOOD is a groundbreaking story of growing up as seen through the eyes of a child named Mason (a breakthrough performance by...

Show Times: Last week to see it on the big screen! Playing daily at 7:15 with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3:15.