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20TH CENTURY WOMEN: Last Day Thursday, February 9th

*CaptiView® Closed Caption & Audio Description devices are available for this film. All showings on Mondays will feature Open Captions. During the summer of 1979, a Santa Barbara single mom and boardinghouse landlord (Annette Bening) decides the best way she can parent her teenage son (Lucas Jade Zumann) is to enlist her young tenants – a […]


THE SUBMISSION DEADLINE, FEBRUARY 15TH, HAS PASSED. 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. The rules are simple. The film must be under 12 minutes and there are no other […]

BUGS, presented by Food on Film, has been CANCELLED

Due to licensing issues, the Athena will no longer be playing the documentary BUGS as part of our February Food on Film series, despite its presence in our spring calendar booklet. Be sure to check out other free Food on Film screenings SUSTAINABLE on 2/2 and TAMPOPO on 2/28.  


Valentine’s Day: THE LOVE WITCH

Elaine, a beautiful young witch, is determined to find a man to love her. In her gothic Victorian apartment she makes spells and potions, and then picks up men and seduces them. However, her spells work too well, leaving her with a string of hapless victims. When she finally meets the man of her dreams, […]


One Night Only Universal Premiere: GET OUT

Now that Chris and his girlfriend, Rose, have reached the meet-the-parents milestone of dating, she invites him for a weekend getaway upstate with Missy and Dean. At first, Chris reads the family’s overly accommodating behavior as nervous attempts to deal with their daughter’s interracial relationship, but as the weekend progresses, a series of increasingly disturbing […]


FAMILY FUN DAY presented by Athens County Child Advocacy Center

The Athens County Child Advocacy Center (CAC) coordinates a multi-disciplinary approach to provide a collaborative and cohesive response to child abuse in Athens County. Enjoy a day of music, face-painting, Avalanche Pizza, and cartoons where the proceeds go towards a great cause! The event features the New York International Children’s Film Festival’s Best of the […]

Food on Film: TAMPOPO

Juzo Itami’s rapturous “ramen western” returns to U.S. screens for the first time in decades, in a new 4K restoration. The tale of an enigmatic band of ramen ronin who guide the widow of a noodle shop owner on her quest for the perfect recipe, Tampopo serves up a savory broth of culinary adventure seasoned […]



Starting on the streets of Ferguson, Missouri, as the community grapples with the death of Michael Brown, DO NOT RESIST – the directorial debut of DETROPIA cinematographer Craig Atkinson – offers a stunning look at the current state of policing in America and a glimpse into the future. The Tribeca Film Festival winner for Best […]


THE EAGLE HUNTRESS: Last Day Thursday, January 19th

*CaptiView® Closed Caption & Audio Description devices are available for this film. All showings on Mondays will feature Open Captions. The Eagle Huntress follows Aisholpan, a 13-year-old girl, as she trains to become the first female in twelve generations of her Kazakh family to become an eagle hunter, and rises to the pinnacle of a tradition that […]


LOVING: Last Day Monday, January 16th

*CaptiView® Closed Caption & Audio Description devices are available for this film. All showings on Mondays will feature Open Captions. From acclaimed writer/director Jeff Nichols, Loving celebrates the real-life courage and commitment of an interracial couple, Richard and Mildred Loving (portrayed by Joel Edgerton and Ruth Negga), who married and then spent the next nine years […]