PATTI CAKE$: Last Day Thursday, September 21st

Director: Geremy Jasper • Cast: Danielle Macdonald, Bridget Everett, Siddharth Dhananjay

TULIP FEVER: Last Day Thursday, September 21st

Director: Justin Chadwick • Cast: Alicia Vikander, Dane DeHaan, Jack O'Connell

THE BIG SICK: Last Day Thursday, September 21st

Director: Michael Showalter • Cast: Kumail Nanjiani, Zoe Kazan, Holly Hunter

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PATTI CAKE$: Last Day Thursday, September 21st

In a coming-of-age story straight out of Jersey, an unlikely rapper finds her voice as a one-of-a-kind hip-hop legend in the making in PATTI CAKE$, the first feature film from acclaimed commercial... [read more]

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Showing Today: 5:05 7:20 9:25

TULIP FEVER: Last Day Thursday, September 21st

In 17th Century Amsterdam, an orphaned girl (Alicia Vikander) is forcibly married to a rich and powerful merchant (Christoph Waltz) – an unhappy “arrangement” that saves her from poverty. After her husband... [read more]

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Showing Today: 5:00 7:30 9:30

THE BIG SICK: Last Day Thursday, September 21st

Based on the real-life courtship between Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick tells the story of Pakistan-born aspiring comedian Kumail (Nanjiani), who connects with grad student Emily (Kazan) after one... [read more]

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Showing Today: 9:40

Special Events

PENS TO PICTURES

Pens to Pictures is a filmmaking collaborative that teaches and empowers incarcerated women to make their own short films, from script to screen. During its inaugural year in 2016, five films were made... [read more]

Sustainability Series: CHASING CORAL

Coral reefs around the world are vanishing at an unprecedented rate. A team of divers, photographers and scientists set out on a thrilling ocean adventure to discover why and to reveal the... [read more]

IN SEARCH OF FELLINI: Q&A with OU Alumna Nancy Cartwright

The Athena Cinema is elated and honored to have accomplished actress, writer, and producer Nancy Cartwright (The Simpsons, The Replacements) in-house to present her latest film, In Search of Fellini for two... [read more]

Art House Theater Day: TITICUT FOLLIES with Frederick Wiseman and Wes Anderson

Visit the State Prison for the Criminally Insane at Bridgewater, Massachusetts with renowned filmmaker Frederick Wiseman in this highly-controversial yet essential documentary, digitally remastered for its 50th Anniversary. Screening includes never-before-seen trial... [read more]

Art House Theater Day: REVOLTING RHYMES

Last year, to celebrate the 100th birthday of beloved children’s author Roald Dahl, directors Jakob Schuh and Jan Lachauer offered a retelling of his classic 1982 poem collection of the same name. While each... [read more]

Art House Theater Day: Advance Screening of LUCKY

A 90-year-old atheist (Harry Dean Stanton) has outlived and out-smoked his contemporaries, and as he comes to terms with his own mortality, he searches for ever-elusive enlightenment. An advanced screening, exclusively playing... [read more]

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Coming Soon

BRAD’S STATUS: Starts Friday, September 22nd

A father takes his son to tour colleges on the East Coast and meets up with an old friend who makes him feel inferior about his life’s... [read more]

VICEROY’S HOUSE: Starts Friday, September 22nd

The final Viceroy of India, Lord Mountbatten, is tasked with overseeing the transition of British India to independence, but meets with conflict as different sides clash in the face of monumental... [read more]

IN SEARCH OF FELLINI: Starts Friday, September 22nd

A shy and sheltered young woman from Ohio reaches a pivotal time in her life when she first discovers the works of Italian director Federico Fellini at a film festival. Enchanted by his... [read more]

MY FRIEND DAHMER: STARTS FRIDAY, NOVEMBER 10TH

Jeffrey Dahmer murdered 17 men and boys in the Midwest United States between 1978 and 1991 before being captured and incarcerated. He would become one of America’s most infamous serial killers. This... [read more]

THE MOUNTAIN BETWEEN US

Stranded after a tragic plane crash, two strangers must forge a connection to survive the extreme elements of a remote snow covered mountain. When they realize help is not coming, they embark... [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.