Events

Athens International Film + Video Festival

April 8-14, 2019 Founded in 1974, the AIFVF has been presenting the best in international film for 46 years. Known globally as a festival that supports cinema from underground and marginalized populations,... [read more]

Beat the Heat $2 Days

During the summer the Athena Cinema presents BEAT THE HEAT $2 DAYS. Every year, the summer series showcases children’s and family friendly films with discounted admission. Get out of the heat and... [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]

Film Division Screenings

The Ohio University Film Divison fosters an educational environment of creativity, diversity, and excellence. Our students are passionate and disciplined; their styles are eclectic. The only Ohio filmmaking formula is the convergence... [read more]

Food on Film

What’s for breakfast, lunch and dinner are universal questions, and what’s on your plate reveals much about your culture and society. The Food on Film series serves up films that highlight not... [read more]

Halloween Programming

Whether it’s for the little ghouls and witches or the late show zombies, the Athena has tricks and treats in store for all walks of life… including the walking dead, of... [read more]

HOLIDAY FILM SERIES

Please join us for the 7th annual Holiday Film Series & Canned Food Drive!   The Athena Cinema will be playing beloved classic films during the the holiday season. We will feature... [read more]

Music & Film Series

Presented by OU Performing Arts, join us for music-themed events throughout the fall. Docs highlighting OU’s visiting musicians as well as live music set to classic films will make this semester really... [read more]

OU Family Weekend Movies

Bring your Mom, Dad, sister or brother to a movie at Athens’ historic theater. Established in 1915, the Athena Cinema is a great place to make memories with your... [read more]

Science on Screen®

The Athena’s Science on Screen℠ program is a series of events that pairs feature films and documentaries with presentations by renown scientific experts and technological innovators. Science on Screen events are fun... [read more]

Spring Sustainability Series

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]

Universal Premieres

The Athena Cinema partners with Universal Studios to provide Athens with one-night only free screenings of select popular films before they are released... [read more]

Valentine’s Day: HAROLD & MAUDE

Hal Ashby’s 1972 cult classic about a rich, attention-seeking, suicidal young man (Bud Court) who is changed forever when forms a relationship with a lively septuagenarian and aging eccentric, Maude (Ruth Gordon),... [read more]

Women Pioneers Series

This fall’s selection of Women Pioneers focus on the entertainment industry. Free admission brought to you by Alden Library, The Black Student Cultural Programming Board, Film Division, LGBT Center, and Multicultural Center.... [read more]