Science on Screen®: The Lady Vanishes

Classic Hitchcock mystery paired with a talk from Dr. Julie Suhr!

Best Foreign Language Film Nominees

A new international film opens every week of March

Women’s History Month Series: VOICES

Featuring docs on Whitney Houston, Joan Jett, & Maria Callas

CAPERNAUM

Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at this year's Academy Awards

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

Winner of 4 Academy Awards, including Best Actor for Rami Malek's turn as Freddie Mercury

NEVER LOOK AWAY: Last Day Wednesday, March 20th

Nominated for Best Foreign Language Film at this year's Academy Awards

COLD WAR: Last Day Thursday, March 21st

Nominated for 3 Academy Awards, including Best Foreign Language Film

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CAPERNAUM

Winner of the Grand Jury Prize at the Cannes Film Festival, Nadine Labaki’s CAPERNAUM (“Chaos”) tells the story of Zain (Zain al Rafeea), a Lebanese boy who sues his parents for the... [read more]

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Showing Today: 5:00

BOHEMIAN RHAPSODY

Bohemian Rhapsody is a foot-stomping celebration of Queen, their music and their extraordinary lead singer Freddie Mercury (played by Rami Malek in an inspired, Oscar-winning performance), who defied stereotypes and shattered convention... [read more]

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Showing Today: 4:45 7:20 9:30

NEVER LOOK AWAY: Last Day Wednesday, March 20th

Inspired by real events and spanning three eras of German history, NEVER LOOK AWAY tells the story of a young art student, Kurt (Tom Schilling) who falls in love with fellow student,... [read more]

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Showing Today: 7:30

COLD WAR: Last Day Thursday, March 21st

Cold War is a passionate love story between a man and a woman who meet in the ruins of post-war Poland. With vastly different backgrounds and temperaments, they are fatefully mismatched and... [read more]

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Showing Today: 5:10 9:55

Special Events

Sustainability Series: APPETITE FOR DESTRUCTION

The palm oil industry has papered over vast swathes of the planet, much of it valuable and ecologically diverse. Forty million tons are produced annually, and it can be found in 50%... [read more]

Voices: JOAN JETT: BAD REPUTATION

Joan Jett is so much more than “I Love Rock ‘n’ Roll.” It’s true, she became mega-famous from the number-one hit, and that fame intensified with the music video’s endless play on... [read more]

Science on Screen®: THE LADY VANISHES

Return Now You See Her, Now You Don’t Preceding a free screening of Alfred Hitchcock’s The Lady Vanishes will be a presentation from OU Professor and Director of Clinical Training, Julie A. Suhr,... [read more]

Voices: MARIA BY CALLAS

Tom Volf’s MARIA BY CALLAS is the first film to tell the life story of the legendary Greek/American opera singer completely in her own words. Told through performances, TV interviews, home movies,... [read more]

Sustainability Series: AN EVENING WITH SEAN PEOPLES

An evening with Sean Peoples and his work. Discussion on creating environmental documentaries covering: Hurricane Maria -A compilation of three films Broken Landscape, Confronting India’s Water-Energy Choke Point In India’s resource-rich Meghalaya... [read more]

Moms Weekend: THE PRINCESS BRIDE

“Hello. My name Inigo Montoya. You killed my father. Prepare to die.” Your beloved classic THE PRINCESS BRIDE back on the big screen? “As you wish!” The Athena is screening the hilarious and memorable classic... [read more]

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APOLLO 11: Starts Friday, March 22nd

From director Todd Douglas Miller (Dinosaur 13) comes a cinematic event fifty years in the making. Crafted from a newly discovered trove of 65mm footage, and more than 11,000 hours of uncatalogued... [read more]

SHOPLIFTERS: Starts Friday, March 22nd

After one of their shoplifting sessions, Osamu and his son come across a little girl in the freezing cold. At first reluctant to shelter the girl, Osamu’s wife agrees to take care... [read more]

GLORIA BELL

Gloria (Julianne Moore) is a free-spirited divorcée who spends her days at a straight-laced office job and her nights on the dance floor, joyfully letting loose at clubs around Los Angeles. After... [read more]

AMAZING GRACE

A documentary presenting Aretha Franklin with choir at the New Bethel Baptist Church in Watts, Los Angeles in January... [read more]

THE PUBLIC

In “The Public” an unusually bitter Arctic blast has made its way to downtown Cincinnati and the front doors of the public library where the action of the film takes place. At... [read more]

HIGH LIFE

Monte (Robert Pattinson) and his baby daughter are the last survivors of a damned and dangerous mission to the outer reaches of the solar system.The crew death-row inmates led by a doctor... [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.

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