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For the Week of November 21 - November 27, 2014

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Rosewater

Director: Jon Stewart
Cast: Gael García Bernal, Kim Bodnia, Dimitri Leonidas, Haluk Bilginer and Shohreh Aghdashloo
Rating: R

Rosewater is based on The New York Times best-selling memoir “Then They Came for Me: A Family’s Story of Love, Captivity, and Survival,” written by Maziar Bahari. The film marks the directorial...

Show Times: Playing daily at 5:10, 7:20 and 9:30 with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 3:00.

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Holiday Film Series: The Santa Clause

Director: John Pasquin
Cast: Tim Allen, Judge Reinhold, Wendy Crewson, Eric Lloyd and David Krumholtz
Rating: PG

This holiday comedy offers a new take on the story of Santa Claus and features the first big screen performance of comedian Tim Allen. It follows the exploits of Scott Calvin, a...

Show Times: Playing on Saturday, November 29th at 1:00 and 3:00 as part of our Holiday Movie Series. Admission is a minimum donation of one non-perishable food item. Maximum of 5 tickets per person. Free snowflake cookies! Tickets available one week prior to each Holiday movie.

Holiday Film Series

Holiday Film Series

Starting November 29 and running through December 20, Ohio University’s Athena Cinema will be showing afternoon screenings of popular holiday family films every Saturday at 1:00 and 3:00. To benefit area families...

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Birdman

Director: Alejandro González Iñárritu
Cast: Michael Keaton, Zach Galifianakis, Edward Norton, and Emma Stone
Rating: R

  BIRDMAN or The Unexpected Virtue Of Ignorance is a black comedy that tells the story of an actor (Michael Keaton) – famous for portraying an iconic superhero – as he struggles...

Show Times: Playing daily at 5:00, 7:15 and 9:35 with Saturday and Sunday matinees at 2:45. No shows Thursday, November 27th due to Thanksgiving.

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Whiplash

Director: Damien Chazelle
Cast: Miles Teller, J.K. Simmons, and Melissa Benoist
Rating: R

  Andrew Neyman (The Spectacular Now‘s Miles Teller) is an ambitious young jazz drummer, single-minded in his pursuit to rise to the top of his elite east coast music conservatory. Plagued by...

Show Times: Playing daily at 7:30.

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Dear White People

Director: Justin Simien
Cast: Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Kyle Gallner
Rating: R

Winner of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent, Dear White People is a sly, provocative satire of race relations in the age of Obama. Writer/director Justin Simien...

Show Times: Playing daily at 5:20 and 9:40.