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For the Week of July 22 - July 28, 2016

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HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE: Starts July 29th

Director: Taika Waititi
Cast: Sam Neill, Julian Dennison, Rima Te Wiata
Rating: PG-13

Based on the novel Hunt by Barry Crump, troublemaker Ricky is sent to the countryside of New Zealand to live with a foster family. When his foster aunt tragically passes away, Ricky is...

Show Times: STARTING FRIDAY: Plays daily at 5:15, 7:00*, 8:55, & 10:05 with Saturday/Sunday matinees at 2:40. *NO 7:00 SHOW SUNDAY*

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THE MUSIC OF STRANGERS

Director: Morgan Neville
Rating: PG-13

From the director of 20 Feet From Stardom comes a documentary about the power of artistic expression and creative collaboration. Music of Strangers is an intimate look into the personal history of the members of...

Show Times: Plays thru Thursday at 5:15, 7:15, & 9:25. STARTING FRIDAY: Plays daily at 5:10 & 7:20* with Saturday/Sunday matinees at 2:50. *NO 7:20 SHOW SUNDAY*

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WIENER-DOG: Last Day Thursday, July 28th

Director: Todd Solondz
Cast: Danny Devito, Greta Gerwig, Keaton Nigel Cooke, Tracy Letts
Rating: R

Experience life through the eyes of one wiener-dog, who is shuffled from one unique home to the next. “…mordantly funny, but most importantly, poignant.” -Nigel M Smith, The Guardian “Wiener-Dog has a satirical...

Show Times: Plays thru Thursday at 5:10 & 9:30

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SWISS ARMY MAN

Director: Dan Kwan, Daniel Scheinert
Cast: Daniel Radcliffe, Paul Dano, Mary Elizabeth Winstead
Rating: R

Hank is stranded on a deserted island with no hope of being rescued. When a talking corpse named Manny washes up on shore, Hank discovers that his new companion has strange mystical...

Show Times: Plays thru Thursday at 5:30, 7:30, & 9:40. STARTING FRIDAY: Plays daily at 5:40, 7:40, & 9:40 with a Sunday matinee at 3:00.

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MAGGIE’S PLAN: Last Day Thursday, July 28th

Director: Rebecca Miller
Cast: Greta Gerwig, Ethan Hawke, Julianne Moore
Rating: R

A young woman longing to start a family (Greta Gerwig) becomes involved in a complicated love triangle with a professor (Ethan Hawke) and his theorist wife (Julianne Moore). “Something between Shakespeare, Woody...

Show Times: Plays thru Thursday at 7:20.

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CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG: Beat the Heat $2 Days Summer Family Series

Director: Ken Hughes
Cast: Dick Van Dyke, Sally Ann Howes and Lionel Jeffries
Rating: G

In honor of the 100th birthday of Roald Dahl we are dedicating our annual summer Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Athens County fundraiser to the film adaptations of his books! Brought to...

Show Times: ONE DAY ONLY: Playing Saturday, July 30th at 3:00PM. Part of the "Beat the Heat" $2 Days at the Athena. Proceeds benefit Big Brothers Big Sisters of Athens. Admission is suggested minimum donation of $2.

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ARCADIA: Exclusive Screening July 31st

Director: Andy Hall
Cast: Yang Miller, Andy Felt, Rob Boone, Christy Love Lass, Isaac Eastwood, Kat Watkins, Jason Zyla, Brad Beck, John Gradwhol
Rating: NR

Tickets for Arcadia are now available for presale during box office hours at the Athena. A journalist (Yang Miller) is compelled to investigate a potentially dangerous mythical underground society when new evidence...

Show Times: ONE NIGHT ONLY: Sunday, July 31st at 7:00PM. All tickets are $5, (passes cannot be used for Arcadia.) Available now at box office!