Based on his a true story, THE RIDER stars breakout Brady Jandreau as a once rising star of the rodeo circuit warned that his competition days are over after a tragic riding accident. Back home, Brady finds himself wondering what he has to live for when he can no longer do what gives him a […]

LET THE SUNSHINE IN: Last Day Thursday, June 14th

Juliette Binoche delivers a luminous performance in the deliciously witty, sensuously romantic new film from acclaimed director Claire Denis (White Material). Isabelle (Binoche) is a divorced Parisian painter searching for another shot at love, but refusing to settle for the parade of all-too-flawed men who drift in and out of her life. There’s a caddish banker […]


At the age of 84, U.S. Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg has developed a breathtaking legal legacy while becoming an unexpected pop culture icon. But without a definitive Ginsburg biography, the unique personal journey of this diminutive, quiet warrior’s rise to the nation’s highest court has been largely unknown, even to some of her […]

SWEET COUNTRY: Last Day Thursday, May 31st

Sam, a middle-aged Aboriginal man, works for a preacher in the outback of Australia’s Northern Territory. When Harry, a bitter war veteran, moves into a neighbouring outpost, the preacher sends Sam and his family to help Harry renovate his cattle yards. But Sam’s relationship with the cruel and ill-tempered Harry quickly deteriorates, culminating in a […]

KEEP THE CHANGE: Last Day Thursday, June 7th

Under the guise of an off-kilter New York romantic comedy, Keep the Change does something quite radical in casting actors with autism to play characters with autism, offering a refreshingly honest portrait of a community seldom depicted on the big screen. Rarely has a romcom felt so deep and poignant. Thoroughly charming and quite funny, […]

ISLE OF DOGS: Last Day Thursday, June 7th

When, by executive decree, all the canine pets of Megasaki City are exiled to a vast garbage-dump called Trash Island, 12-year-old Atari sets off alone in a miniature Junior-Turbo Prop and flies across the river in search of his bodyguard-dog, Spots. There, with the assistance of a pack of newly-found mongrel friends, he begins an […]



In an effort to raise money for the arts and celebrate local Geekdom, ARTS/West has partnered with the Athena Cinema to bring a unique film series to the Athens community. The series will allow the community to experience these films on the big screen as they were meant to be seen, certain screenings will feature […]

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Science on Screen® Presents MOON CHILD with George Eberts & Tom O’Grady

In partnership with Cult Epics, AGFA presents a mystical fantasy film for adults, a unique gift to cinema and music fans alike boasting an unreleased soundtrack by Australian goth pioneers Dead Can Dance. Inspired by famed occultist Aleister Crowley’s novel, and spun from the mind of Agusti Villagronga, Moon Child (El Niño de la Luna) […]


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 THE ELMS presents “Music of the Night”: Music from stage and screen with John Schlabach and Joshua Nightingale, trumpet. College Green (Memorial Auditorium […]

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Adapted by Ian McEwan from his bestselling novel, the drama centers on a young couple of drastically different backgrounds in the summer of 1962. Following the pair through their idyllic courtship, the film explores sex and the societal pressure that can accompany physical intimacy, leading to an awkward and fateful wedding night. The film stars […]