CROWD FUNDING CAMPAIGN TO REOPEN THE ATHENA

Make a donation to help reopen Athens' art house theater

Watch PARIS IS BURNING and talk with ESERA TUAOLO!

Watch for free then tune in for a Zoom talk with the NFL vet on his experience as a queer person of color

Science on Screen®: Under the Stars

Watch John Carpenter's THEY LIVE under a full moon June 24th!

PRIVATE RENTALS AT THE ATHENA

Contactless and private. Request a date today!

CITY OF ALI

Watch online and support the theater through our Virtual Cinema!

US KIDS

Watch online and support the theater through our Virtual Cinema!

ROCKFIELD: THE STUDIO ON THE FARM

Watch online and support the theater through our Virtual Cinema!

PRIVATE RENTALS ONLY $199 ON THURSDAYS

Reserve a theater for the family with concessions included

STRIKE A POSE

Watch online and support the theater through our Virtual Cinema!

LOS HERMANOS/THE BROTHERS

Watch online and support the theater through our Virtual Cinema!

Now Playing

CITY OF ALI

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

US KIDS

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

ROCKFIELD: THE STUDIO ON THE FARM

This film is part of our Virtual Cinema Screening Initiative. When you rent ROCKFIELD: THE STUDIO ON THE FARM you are not only supporting independent film, but also supporting the Athena Cinema... [read more]

STRIKE A POSE

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

LOS HERMANOS/THE BROTHERS

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

ABOUT ENDLESSNESS

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. Click... [read more]

WE BROKE UP

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]

BILL TRAYLOR: CHASING GHOSTS

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]

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]

Special Events

PARIS IS BURNING with Esera Tuaolo

  Available to watch June 14th – June 17th, 2021 Zoom discussion with former NFL player Esera Tuaolo at 5:30PM on Thursday, June 17th   How to watch Ohio University’s Office of... [read more]

Science on Screen® Presents THEY LIVE with Dr. Zach Meisel

  The Athena Cinema presents Science on Screen: Under the Stars! Outdoor talks and screenings held at the Ridges Ballfield The Athena is thrilled to announce an outdoor screening of John Carpenter’s... [read more]

Coming Soon


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.