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Science on Screen: JOURNEY TO THE CENTER OF THE EARTH (1959) with Dan Hembree and Patrick O’Connor

Director: Henry Levin
Cast: James Mason, Pat Boone, and Arlene Dahl

Based on the 1864 Jules Verne’s novel, James Mason stars as amusingly absent-minded professor Oliver Lindenbrook, whose first step on a fabulous journey is prompted by a lump of lava brought to him...

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ReAct to Film Screening, November 3rd: THE INTERNET’S OWN BOY

Director: Brian Knappenberger
Cast: Aaron Swartz, Tim Berners-Lee, and Cindy Cohn
Rating: R

The story of programming prodigy and information activist Aaron Swartz. From Swartz’s help in the development of the basic internet protocol RSS to his co-founding of Reddit, his fingerprints are all over...

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Shield and Spear: ONE NIGHT ONLY – Friday, October 31st

Director: Petter Ringbom
Cast: Francois van Coke, Charl Blignaut, and Zanele Muholi

An artist paints a caricature of South African president Jacob Zuma that provokes a lawsuit, death threats and a massive street protest. Around this incident, “Shield and Spear” explores a constellation of...

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Dear White People

Director: Justin Simien
Cast: Tyler James Williams, Tessa Thompson, Kyle Gallner
Rating: R

Winner of the 2014 Sundance Film Festival’s Special Jury Award for Breakthrough Talent, Dear White People is a sly, provocative satire of race relations in the age of Obama. Writer/director Justin Simien...

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Rich Hill: Three Nights ONLY!

Director: Andrew Droz Palermo, Tracy Droz Tragos

Rich Hill, Missouri. Seventy miles south of Kansas City, fifteen miles east of the Kansas border. Once a thriving mining town, shortly after World War II, the coal was gone – mined...

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Southeast Asian Short Films: Letters from the South

Director: Aditya Assarat, Royston Tan, Midi Zhao, Sun Koh, Tan Chui Mui, Tsai Ming Liang / Da Huang Pictures

“Six directors presenting six separate encounters from four Southeast Asian countries, Letters from the South (2013) explores the fluid relationship between the Chinese diaspora and their homeland. Shot across Malaysia, Thailand, Singapore...

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Movie Classics for Dad’s Weekend: THE GODFATHER at the Athena Cinema

Director: Francis Ford Coppola
Cast: Al Pacino, Marlon Brando, James Caan and Robert Duvall
Rating: R

“My father taught me many things…” Celebrate OHIO Dad’s Weekend with a classic movie at Athens’ Historic Theater. Watch Francis Ford Coppola’s masterpiece on the big screen. “A man who doesn’t spend...

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MIDNIGHT MOVIE: Zombieland on Halloween

Director: Ruben Fleischer
Cast: Jesse Eisenberg, Emma Stone, Woody Harrelson
Rating: R

You asked for it, we listened. The Athena Cinema is bringing back the midnight movie and we are starting with Halloween Night! FREE TWINKIES!!! A cowardly shut-in named Columbus (Jesse Eisenberg) is...

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Dumb and Dumber To: FREE ONE NIGHT ONLY Universal Premiere Wednesday, November 12th!

Director: Bobby Farrelly and Peter Farrelly
Cast: Jim Carrey, Jeff Daniels, Kathleen Turner, and Rob Riggle
Rating: PG-13

Jim Carrey and Jeff Daniels reprise their roles as lovable imbeciles Lloyd Christmas and Harry Dunne in this sequel to Dumb and Dumber from original directing duo Bobby and Peter Farrelly. Free...

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Fall Sustainability Series: Cafeteria Man – One Night Only Wednesday, November 5th

Director: Richard Chisolm
Cast: Tony Geraci

Cafeteria Man takes a candid look at Tony Geraci’s sweeping, tenacious efforts to kick start school lunch reform in Baltimore’s schools, a large urban district that serves 83,000 students. As the newly...

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