OPENING FRIDAY

Bo Burnham's Eighth Grade and Spike Lee's BlacKkKlansman

DON’T WORRY, HE WON’T GET FAR ON FOOT

Director: Gus Van Sant • Cast: Joaquin Phoenix, Jonah Hill, Rooney Mara

LEAVE NO TRACE: Last Day Thursday, August 16th

Director: Debra Granik • Cast: Ben Foster, Thomasin McKensie, Jeff Kober

THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS

Director: Tim Wardle

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DON’T WORRY, HE WON’T GET FAR ON FOOT

John Callahan has a lust for life, a talent for off-color jokes, and a drinking problem. When an all-night bender ends in a catastrophic car accident, the last thing he intends to... [read more]

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Showing Today: 5:15 7:20

LEAVE NO TRACE: Last Day Thursday, August 16th

Will (Ben Foster) and his teenage daughter, Tom (Thomasin Harcourt McKenzie), have lived off the grid for years in the forests of Portland, Oregon. When their idyllic life is shattered, both are... [read more]

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Showing Today: 5:10 7:30

THREE IDENTICAL STRANGERS

Three strangers are reunited by astonishing coincidence after being born identical triplets, separated at birth, and adopted by three different families. Their jaw-dropping, feel-good story instantly becomes a global sensation complete with... [read more]

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Showing Today: 5:20 7:35

Special Events

Beat the Heat: THE SECRET OF NIMH

Mrs. Brisby (Elizabeth Hartman), a widowed mouse, must move her children out of their home in a field before the local farmer starts plowing. Unable to leave because her son is ill,... [read more]

Athena Welcome Week Open House

Did you know there is an indie movie theater right on Court St.? Stop into the Athena Cinema at 20 S. Court St. and check out what we have to offer. Sign... [read more]

Welcome Week Movie: THE MISEDUCATION OF CAMERON POST

The Athena Cinema and the OU LGBT Center present a special one-night-only screening of The Miseducation of Cameron Post. Discussion to follow the film screening. Cameron Post (Chloë Grace Moretz) looks the... [read more]

Sustainability Series: BILL NYE: SCIENCE GUY

Athena Cinema, Environmental Studies, and the Alden Library present the sixth year of the Sustainability Film Series, working in partnership with many sponsors. Our vision and goal are those of years past:... [read more]

FIRST YEAR MFA SCREENINGS

First year students in the Film Division go through“boot camp.” They all take a prescribed series of classes in production, sound, editing, acting, directing, screenwriting, producing, and film studies. During this intensive... [read more]

Music & Film: THE MUSIC OF STRANGERS

From the director of 20 Feet From Stardom comes a documentary about the power of artistic expression and creative collaboration. Music of Strangers is an intimate look into the personal history of the members of... [read more]

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BLACKKKLANSMAN: Starts Friday, August 17th

From visionary filmmaker Spike Lee comes the incredible true story of an American hero. It’s the early 1970s, and Ron Stallworth (John David Washington) is the first African-American detective to serve in the Colorado Springs Police Department.... [read more]

EIGHTH GRADE: Starts Friday, August 17th

Thirteen-year-old Kayla endures the tidal wave of contemporary suburban adolescence as she makes her way through the last week of middle school–the end of her thus far disastrous eighth grade year before... [read more]

BLAZE

BLAZE is inspired by the life of Blaze Foley, the unsung songwriting legend of the Texas outlaw music movement that spawned the likes of Merle Haggard and Willie Nelson. The film weaves... [read more]

MADELINES’S MADELINE

Madeline (newcomer Helena Howard) has become an integral part of a prestigious physical theater troupe. When the workshop’s ambitious director (Molly Parker) pushes the teenager to weave her rich interior world and... [read more]

JULIET, NAKED

Annie (Rose Byrne) is stuck in a long-term relationship with Duncan (Chris O’Dowd) – an obsessive fan of obscure rocker Tucker Crowe (Ethan Hawke). When the acoustic demo of Tucker’s hit record... [read more]

PUZZLE

A woman who has a talent for assembling jigsaw puzzles sneaks away from her suburban town and goes to New York City, where she partners with a man for a puzzle tournament... [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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