JUDY

Director: Rupert Goold • Cast: Renée Zellweger, Jessie Buckley, Finn Wittrock

JOKER

Director: Todd Phillips • Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Robert De Niro, Zazie Beetz

LINDA RONSTADT: Last Day Thursday, October 17th

Director: Rob Epstein, Jeffrey Friedman

THE MET: Live in HD

The Metropolitan Opera's 2019-2020 season is coming to the Athena Cinema

Now Playing

JUDY

Winter 1968 and showbiz legend Judy Garland arrives in Swinging London to perform a five-week sold-out run at The Talk of the Town. It is 30 years since she shot to global... [read more]

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Todays Show Times: 5:057:309:50

JOKER

Warner Bros. Pictures’ “Joker” stars Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix in the title role, alongside Oscar winner Robert De Niro, and is directed, produced and co-written by Oscar nominee Todd Phillips. “Joker” centers... [read more]

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Todays Show Times: 5:007:209:45

LINDA RONSTADT: Last Day Thursday, October 17th

LINDA RONSTADT: The Sound of My Voice is a musical biography of one of the most successful and versatile female singers of the 20th century — and one of the most successful... [read more]

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Todays Show Times: 5:107:359:35

Special Events

Sustainability Series: KEEPERS OF THE FUTURE AND GRETA AND THE SNOWMAN

In a fertile floodplain in El Salvador, a peasant movement discover new challenges, climate crisis, exacerbated by an economy of ruinous extraction. The solutions they come up with will be a revelation... [read more]

DROP YOUR SHORTS

Yang Miller hosts Drop Your Shorts, a short film event celebrating the talent of local and regional filmmakers. It gives participants the chance to see their original work on the big screen.... [read more]

OU Health Promotion: THE BYSTANDER MOMENT

The #MeToo movement has shined much-needed light on the pervasiveness of sexual harassment and abuse and created unprecedented demand for gender violence prevention models that actually work. THE BYSTANDER MOMENT tells the... [read more]

Pre Block Party Double Feature: Jordan Peele’s GET OUT and US

Join us the night before Athens Halloween Block Party for a terrifying double feature. The first two features written and directed by Jordan Peele have been knockouts: intelligent, terrifying, and a ton... [read more]

The Met: Live in HD Massenet’s MANON

Massenet’s tale of passion, excess, and their consequences stars rising soprano Lisette Oropesa in the effervescent title role. Tenor Michael Fabiano is her ardent admirer, Chevalier des Grieux, with Maurizio Benini conducting... [read more]

Sustainability Series: SCIENCE FAIR

Hailed by critics as “immensely likeable,” “brilliant and quirky” and an “ode to the teenage science geeks on who our future depends,” and winner of the audience award at Sundance and SXSW,... [read more]

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Coming Soon

ONCE UPON A TIME IN HOLLYWOOD: Starts Friday, October 18th

Quentin Tarantino’s ninth feature film is a story that takes place in Los Angeles in 1969, at the height of hippy Hollywood. The two lead characters are Rick Dalton (Leonardo DiCaprio), former... [read more]

PAIN & GLORY

Pain and Glory tells of a series of reencounters experienced by Salvador Mallo, a film director in his physical decline. Some of them in the flesh, others remembered: his childhood in the... [read more]

PARASITE

Meet the Park Family: the picture of aspirational wealth. And the Kim Family, rich in street smarts but not much else. Be it chance or fate, these two houses are brought together... [read more]

JOJO RABBIT: Starts Friday, November 15th

Writer director Taika Waititi (THOR: RAGNAROK, HUNT FOR THE WILDERPEOPLE), brings his signature style of humor and pathos to his latest film, JOJO RABBIT, a World War II satire that follows a... [read more]

THE LIGHTHOUSE

From Robert Eggers, the visionary filmmaker behind modern horror masterpiece The Witch, comes this hypnotic and hallucinatory tale of two lighthouse keepers on a remote and mysterious New England island in the 1890s.... [read more]

HONEY BOY: Starts Friday, December 6th

From a screenplay by Shia LaBeouf, based on his own experiences, award-winning filmmaker Alma Har’el brings to life a young actor’s stormy childhood and early adult years as he struggles to reconcile... [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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