LOST IN PARIS

Director: Dominique Abel, Fiona Gordon (II) • Cast: Fiona Gordon, Dominique Abel, Emmanuelle Riva

MAY IT LAST: A PORTRAIT OF THE AVETT BROTHERS

One Night Only September 12th

THE BEGUILED

Director: Sofia Coppola • Cast: Nicole Kidman, Kirsten Dunst, Elle Fanning

THE LITTLE HOURS *Last Day Thursday*

Director: Jeff Baena • Cast: Alison Brie, Dave Franco, Kate Micucci

Beat the Heat Double Feature Finale!

Benefits Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Athens County

Now Playing

LOST IN PARIS

Filmed in Dominique Abel and Fiona Gordon’s signature whimsical style, Lost in Paris stars the filmmakers as a small-town Canadian librarian and a strangely seductive, oddly egotistical vagabond. When Fiona’s (Gordon) orderly... [read more]

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Showing Today: 5:15 7:00

THE BEGUILED

The Beguiled is an atmospheric thriller from acclaimed writer/director Sofia Coppola. The story unfolds during the Civil War, at a Southern girls’ boarding school. Its sheltered young women take in an injured enemy... [read more]

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Showing Today: 5:15 7:15

THE LITTLE HOURS *Last Day Thursday*

Medieval nuns Alessandra (Alison Brie), Fernanda (Aubrey Plaza), and Ginevra (Kate Micucci) lead a simple life in their convent. Their days are spent chafing at monastic routine, spying on one another, and... [read more]

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Showing Today: 5:30 7:25

Special Events

Beat the Heat: THE SECRET GARDEN

Featuring a special presentation on pollinators by Teresa Caldwell from the Athens Soil & Water Conservation District. Learn about milkweed, monarch butterflies, bees and more. Children will be given Info booklets and... [read more]

Beat the Heat: THE RED BALLOON and MODERN TIMES

Beat the Heat Double Feature Finale Event August 5th, 2017 Schedule: 3:00: THE RED BALLOON 3:45-4:00: Intermission 4:00: Charlie Chaplin’s MODERN TIMES featuring a live music performance by André Gribou and Roger Braun... [read more]

MAY IT LAST: A PORTRAIT OF THE AVETT BROTHERS

A portrait of the acclaimed band, the Avett Brothers, as they create their hit album ‘True Sadness.’ Filmed with extraordinary access over the course of more than two years, the film charts... [read more]

Food on Film: BUGS

  Series Description: What’s for breakfast, lunch and dinner are universal questions, and what’s on your plate reveals much about your culture and society. The Food on Film series serves up films... [read more]

Food on Film: KING CORN

  Series Description: What’s for breakfast, lunch and dinner are universal questions, and what’s on your plate reveals much about your culture and society. The Food on Film series serves up films... [read more]

Food on Film: FOOD EVOLUTION

Series Description: What’s for breakfast, lunch and dinner are universal questions, and what’s on your plate reveals much about your culture and society. The Food on Film series serves up films that... [read more]

Coming Soon

A GHOST STORY: Starts Friday, July 28th

With A Ghost Story, acclaimed director David Lowery (Ain’t Them Bodies Saints, Pete’s Dragon) returns with a singular exploration of legacy, loss, and the essential human longing for meaning and connection. Recently... [read more]

MAUDIE: Starts July 28th

Maudie, based on a true story, is an unlikely romance in which the reclusive Everett Lewis (Ethan Hawke) hires a fragile yet determined woman named Maudie (Sally Hawkins) to be his housekeeper.... [read more]

LANDLINE: Starts Friday, August 4th

The Manhattan of 1995: a land without cell phones, but abundant in CD listening stations, bar smoke, and family dysfunction. Enter the Jacobs. Eldest daughter Dana’s looming marriage to straight-laced Ben prompts... [read more]

THE B-SIDES

Portrait photographer Elsa Dorfman found her medium in 1980: the larger-than-life Polaroid Land 20×24 camera. For the next thirty-five years she captured the “surfaces” of those who visited her Cambridge, Massachusetts studio:... [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.