Events

Athens International Film + Video Festival

April 9-15, 2018 Founded in 1974, the AIFVF has been presenting the best in international film for 45 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]

Fall 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]

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]

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]

OHIO UNIVERSITY WELCOME WEEK

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]

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]

Technology & Society Presents BLADE RUNNER

In a signature role as 21st-century detective Rick Deckard, Harrison Ford brings his masculine-yet-vulnerable presence to this stylish noir thriller. In a future of high-tech possibility soured by urban and social decay,... [read more]

THE VOICELESS

The Voiceless came into fruition following the “We Are Survivors” film produced by Vanessa McNeal and PLVTO Pros. That short featured the stories of eight survivors of sexual violence. Viewers were in disbelief... [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]

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]