SLALOM

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PRIVATE RENTALS AT THE ATHENA

Contactless and private. Request a date today!

OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS

All the short subject nominees for this year's Academy Awards

The LGBT Center Presents KILLING PATIENT ZERO

Catch a talk with Dr. Richard McKay and stream for free the weekend of April 16th

PRIVATE RENTALS ONLY $199 ON THURSDAYS

Reserve a theater for the family with concessions included

The Spring Virtual Sustainability Series is Here!

Watch free docs from home and join panel-led Zoom discussions

ANOTHER ROUND

Nominated for two Academy Awards

FRANCESCO

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WOJNAROWICZ

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THE MARIJUANA CONSPIRACY

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SLALOM

This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent SLALOM you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema and our mission. Click here... [read more]

OSCAR NOMINATED SHORTS

These film compilations are part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent any of the Oscar Shorts packages you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena... [read more]

ANOTHER ROUND

This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent ANOTHER ROUND you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema and our mission. Click... [read more]

FRANCESCO

This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent FRANCESCO you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema and our mission. Click here... [read more]

WOJNAROWICZ

This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent WOJNAROWICZ you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema and our mission. Click here... [read more]

THE MARIJUANA CONSPIRACY

This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent THE MARIJUANA CONSPIRACY you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema and our mission.... [read more]

STRAY

This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent STRAY you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema and our mission. Click here... [read more]

SOME KIND OF HEAVEN

This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent SOME KIND OF HEAVEN you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema and our... [read more]

M.C. ESCHER: JOURNEY TO INFINITY

This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent M.C. ESCHER: JOURNEY TO INFINITY you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema and... [read more]

17 BLOCKS: Last Day Thursday, April 15th

This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent 17 BLOCKS you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema and our mission. Click... [read more]

Special Events

The LGBT Center Presents KILLING PATIENT ZERO

  Available to watch April 16th – 18th, 2021 Watch Dr. McKay’s talk at 12:00PM on Thursday, April 15th   How to watch On April 15, OHIO’s Contemporary History Institute is hosting... [read more]

Sustainability Series: THE NEED TO GROW

  Available to watch April 19th – 21st, 2021 Post-show Zoom discussion at 7:00PM on Wednesday, April 21st   How to watch Watch free films from the Spring Sustainability Series lineup and... [read more]

Coming Soon

BILL TRAYLOR: CHASING GHOSTS: Starts Friday, April 16th

This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent BILL TRAYLOR: CHASING GHOSTS you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema and our... [read more]

WE BROKE UP: Starts Friday, April 16th

This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent WE BROKE UP you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema and our mission.... [read more]

ABOUT ENDLESSNESS: Starts Friday, April 30th

This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent ABOUT ENDLESSNESS you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema and our mission. ABOUT... [read more]


The Athena Cinema hopes to play each of these films but they are not all confirmed. When a film is confirmed an arrival date will be added. Although it is unlikely, arrival dates may be shifted due to unforeseen circumstances.