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Your Sister’s Sister

Leaving Thursday, October 11th YOUR SISTER’S SISTER is a new comedy about romance, grief and sibling rivalry. A year after his brother Tom’s death, Jack is still struggling emotionally. When he makes a scene at a memorial party, Tom’s best friend Iris offers up her family cabin on an island in the Pacific Northwest so […]

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Killer Joe

When 22-year-old Chris finds himself in debt to a drug lord, he hires a hit man to dispatch his mother, whose $50,000 life insurance policy benefits his sister Dottie. Chris finds Joe Cooper, a creepy, crazy Dallas cop who moonlights as a contract killer. When Chris can’t pay Joe upfront, Joe sets his sight on […]

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Bernie

In the tiny, rural town of Carthage, TX, assistant funeral director Bernie Tiede was one of the town’s most beloved residents. He taught Sunday school, sang in the church choir and was always willing to lend a helping hand. Everyone loved and appreciated Bernie, so it came as no surprise when he befriended Marjorie Nugent, […]

All Fall Down: Ashes to Ashes

Taking place Saturday, September 30th at 7:00pm, the Athena will be showing a film by local filmmaker, Dane McCarthy. The horror flick “All Fall Down” features an all-star cast of local actors! Don’t miss this thriller, complete with government conspiracies, femme fatales and a psychopathic killer with a nervous twitch!

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School of Film First Year Screenings

The Athena Cinema will be hosting a free screening of first-year School of Film students. Selected works will be presented by students from their first year in the School of Film’s MFA class.   Selections are made from each student’s portfolio which includes two 13-minute narrative films and one 35-minute documentary. The students were given […]

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The Intouchables

An irreverent, uplifting comedy about friendship, trust and human possibility,The Intouchables has broken box office records in its native France and across Europe. Based on a true story of friendship between a handicap millionaire (Francois Cluzet) and his street smart ex-con caretaker (Omar Sy),The Intouchables depicts an unlikely camaraderie rooted in honesty and humor between two individuals […]

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Bully

Bullying has become something of an epidemic in our society. This year alone, over 5 million American kids will fall victim to it, whether it’s at school, over the Internet, on the street, or in their own homes. In one way or another, we have all been affected by bullying, either as victims, perpetrators, or […]

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Monty Python and the Holy Grail

A theatrical re-release of the 1975 Python classic, with a new print, additional footage, and remastered soundtrack. Monty Python and the Holy Grail loosely follows the legend of King Arthur. Arthur (Chapman) along with his squire, Patsy (Gilliam), recruits his Knights of the Round Table, including Sir Bedevere the Wise (Jones), Sir Lancelot the Brave (Cleese), […]

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Sleepwalk With Me

Leaving Thursday, October 11th Winner of a 2012 Audience Award at Sundance, comedian Mike Birbiglia wrote, directed and stars in this sincere and hilarious film, based on his off-Broadway show and bestselling book. It’s also the first movie co-written by Ira Glass and co-produced by “This American Life.” The story: when an aspiring stand-up fails […]

Death By China

Peter Navarro, director of DEATH BY CHINA (and based on the book he co-wrote with Glenn Hubbard, “Seeds of Destruction”) will present and discuss his film on Monday, September 17, at 7:00 pm. The film confronts the economic trade relationship between the U.S. and China, as well as the attendant labor, pollution and cultural ramifications. […]