SWEET COUNTRY

Director: Warwick Thornton • Cast: Bryan Brown, Matt Day, Tremayne Doolan

KEEP THE CHANGE

Director: Rachel Israel • Cast: Jessica Walter, Christina Brucato, Johnathan Tchaikovsky

ISLE OF DOGS

Director: Wes Anderson • Cast: Bryan Cranston, Koyu Rankin, Edward Norton

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SWEET COUNTRY

Sam, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works for a preacher in the outback of Australia’s Northern Territory. When Harry, a bitter war veteran, moves into a neighbouring outpost, the preacher sends Sam and... [read more]

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KEEP THE CHANGE

Under the guise of an off-kilter New York romantic comedy, Keep the Change does something quite radical in casting actors with autism to play characters with autism, offering a refreshingly honest portrait... [read more]

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ISLE OF DOGS

When, by executive decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island, 12-year-old Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies... [read more]

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Beat the Heat: THE PHANTOM TOLLBOOTH

Come experience the magic of fantasy and the wonder of childhood at the Athena! Based on Norton Juster’s 1961 children’s book, The Phantom Tollbooth, tells the fantastical story of Milo and his... [read more]

Science on Screen® Presents MOON CHILD with George Eberts

In partnership with Cult Epics, AGFA presents a mystical fantasy film for adults, a unique gift to cinema and music fans alike boasting an unreleased soundtrack by Australian goth pioneers Dead Can... [read more]

Beat the Heat Teen Night: MOONRISE KINGDOM

There is nothing like your first love. Wes Anderson’s acclaimed film, Moonrise Kingdom, is a coming-of-age story about young love, the thrill of youth, and the need for adventure. The year is 1965,... [read more]

Free Community Screening: 1925 Silent Classic “THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA” following “MUSIC OF THE NIGHT” Under the Elms Concert

In collaboration with the 2018 UNDER THE ELMS concert series, the Athena Cinema presents a free, community screening of the 1925 silent film classic “The Phantom of the Opera”.  At 7:00 UNDER... [read more]

Beat the Heat: THE DARK CRYSTAL

From the mind that brought us Labyrinth and The Muppet Movie, comes the fan favorite — Dark Crystal, a high fantasy adventure film. Jen (Stephen Garlick), raised by the noble race called the Mystics, has... [read more]

Beat the Heat: THE GOONIES

Come enjoy the 1980s classic tale of adventure and friendship. When two brothers from the “Goon Docks” find out they might lose their house they are desperate to find a way to keep... [read more]

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RBG: Starts May 25th

At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without a definitive Ginsburg biography, the... [read more]

POPE FRANCIS: A MAN OF HIS WORD

Wim Wenders’ new documentary, “Pope Francis – A Man of His Word,” is intended to be a personal journey with Pope Francis, rather than a biographical documentary about him. The pope’s ideas... [read more]

THE RIDER: Starts June 8th

Based on his a true story, THE RIDER stars breakout Brady Jandreau as a once rising star of the rodeo circuit warned that his competition days are over after a tragic riding... [read more]

FIRST REFORMED: Starts Friday, June 22nd

Reverend Ernst Toller (Ethan Hawke) is a solitary, middle-aged parish pastor at a small Dutch Reform church in upstate New York on the cusp of celebrating its 250th anniversary. Once a stop... [read more]

THE SEAGULL

One summer at a lakeside Russian estate, friends and family gather for a weekend in the countryside. While everyone is caught up in passionately loving someone who loves somebody else, a tragicomedy... [read more]

WON’T YOU BE MY NEIGHBOR: Starts Friday, June 29th

From Academy Award-winning filmmaker Morgan Neville (20 Feet from Stardom), Won’t You Be My Neighbor? takes an intimate look at America’s favorite neighbor: Mister Fred Rogers. A portrait of a man whom... [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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