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For the Week of February 17 - February 23, 2017

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Lois Weber Restoration: THE DUMB GIRL OF PORTICI

Director: Lois Weber
Cast: Anna Pavlova, Rupert Julian, Wadsworth Harris

Introduction by Amy Heller & Dennis Doros, co-founders of Milestone Films. Amy and Dennis will discuss the restoration and amazing career of one of the earliest women filmmakers. The Dumb Girl of...

Show Times: ONE DAY ONLY: Friday, February 24th at 3:00. Free admission sponsored by Arts for Ohio and Ohio University Film Division.

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I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO

Director: Raoul Peck
Rating: PG-13

FREE SCREENINGS: Thursday, February 23rd at 5:00 and 7:00 p.m., the Ohio University Black Student Cultural Programming Board, Multicultural Programs and the Division of Student Affairs and the Department of African American...

Show Times: Plays daily thru Thursday at 5:00, 7:00, & 9:45. STARTING FRIDAY: Plays daily at 5:00, 7:15*, & 9:45* with Saturday/Sunday matinees at 2:45. *NO 7:15 MARCH 1st, NO 9:45 MARCH 2nd*

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THE HANDMAIDEN: Last Day Thursday, February 23rd

Director: Chan-wook Park
Cast: Min-hee Kim, Jung-woo Ha, Jin-woong Jo
Rating: NR

*This film is spoken in Korean & Japanese with English Subtitles.* A woman is hired as a handmaiden to a Japanese heiress, but secretly she is involved in a plot to defraud...

Show Times: Plays Wednesday at 9:10. Plays Thursday at 7:05 & 9:10.

Peter Sarsgaard as "Bobby Kennedy" and Natalie Portman as "Jackie Kennedy" in JACKIE. Photo by Bruno Calvo. © 2016 Twentieth Century Fox Film Corporation All Rights Reserved

JACKIE

Director: Pablo Larraín
Cast: Natalie Portman, Peter Sarsgaard, Greta Gerwig
Rating: R

*CaptiView® Closed Caption, Assistive Listening, & Audio Description devices are available for this film. All showings on Mondays will feature Open Captions. Jackie is a searing and intimate portrait of one of the...

Show Times: Plays daily thru Thursday at 5:20 & 7:20. Plays Friday & Monday at 5:30. Plays Saturday & Sunday at 2:55 & 7:35.

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OSCAR NOMINATED ANIMATED SHORTS: Last Day Thursday, February 23rd

Before you make your predictions for the 89th Annual Academy Awards, experience the 2017 Oscar nominated Short Films on the big screen with us at the Athena Cinema! Borrowed Time – dirs....

Show Times: Plays Wednesday at 4:50. Plays Thursday at 4:50 & 10:00.

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OSCAR NOMINATED LIVE ACTION SHORTS: Last Day Wednesday, February 22nd

Before you make your predictions for the 89th Annual Academy Awards, experience the 2017 Oscar nominated Short Films on the big screen with us at the Athena Cinema! Sing – dir. Kristof...

Show Times: Plays Wednesday at 9:25.

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MOONLIGHT: Encore Feature, Friday thru Thursday

Director: Barry Jenkins
Cast: Naomie Harris, Mahershala Ali, Trevante Rhodes, Janelle Monáe
Rating: R

We’re bringing back Moonlight for a special one week only run to celebrate its 8 Oscar Nominations since leaving the Athena last month. A favorite among locals and favorite to win the...

Show Times: Plays at 7:35 Friday, Monday, & Wednesday. Plays at 5:10 Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday, & Thursday. Plays at 9:55 Friday, Saturday, Sunday, Monday, & Thursday.

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FAMILY FUN DAY presented by Athens County Child Advocacy Center

The Athens County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) coordinates a multi-disciplinary approach to provide a collaborative and cohesive response to child abuse in Athens County. Enjoy a day of music, face-painting, Avalanche Pizza,...

Show Times: Saturday, February 25th from 11:30AM to 2PM.

Spring Sustainability Series: SONIC SEA, PANGOLIN, & MONARCH: THE MILKWEED MISSION

Sonic Sea Directors: Michelle Dougherty, Daniel Hinerfeld Sonic Sea is a 60-minute documentary about the devastating impact of industrial and military ocean noise on whales and other marine life. The film begins...