Athena Cinema 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]

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]


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]

Masters Mix Tape Series

A collection of music documentaries, highlighting live performances and behind the scenes stories. Brought to you by Ohio University Performing Arts Series, the Athena Cinema and Stuart’s Opera House. All shows take... [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]


Films exploring LGBTQ identities. Free Admission. Discussions to follow.   Thank you to our partners: Global Affairs and International Studies Cutler Scholars Program Office of Student Affairs Office of Diversity & Inclusion... [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]

THE PHANTOM OF THE OPERA following Under the Elms

In collaboration with the 2018 UNDER THE ELMS concert series, the Athena Cinema presents a FREE community screening of the 1925 silent film classic “The Phantom of the Opera”.  At 7:00 UNDER... [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]