Viewing: August 10, 2019
Director: Charles A. Nichols, Iwao Takamoto
Writer(s): E.B. White (book), Earl Hamner Jr. (story)
Cast: Debbie Reynolds, Henry Gibson, Paul Lynde
Are you not ready for the end of the Athen’s County Fair? Neither are we! Enjoy Charlotte’s Web as our next film in the Beat the Heat summer movie series. E.B. White’s perennial best-selling novel is translated to the screen in animated musical splendor. The classic story, described by author White as a tale of ‘friendship and salvation, a story of miracles — the miracle of birth, the miracle of friendship, the miracle of death.’
Athena Cinema of Ohio University’s College of Fine Arts will partner with Ohio University, Athens Area Chamber of Commerce, Athens County Children Services, Athens Public Libraries and Ohio University Credit Union to present the Athena Cinema 7th Annual Beat the Heat $2 Days Film Series and Fundraiser for Southeast Ohio Youth Mentoring! Every year, the summer series showcases children’s and family-friendly films at a discounted admission. Get out of the heat and come enjoy the cool air conditioning, delicious concessions, fun prizes, and free books at every showing!
To benefit Southeast Ohio Youth Mentoring (formerly Big Brothers, Big Sisters of Athens County), the price of admission to these screenings is a suggested minimum donation of $2 per ticket.