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Rear Window

Professional photographer L.B. “Jeff” Jeffries breaks his leg while getting an action shot at an auto race. Confined to his New York apartment, he spends his time looking out of the rear window observing the neighbors. He begins to suspect that a man across the courtyard may have murdered his wife. Jeff enlists the help […]

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Open Projector Night

We had such a good time at the 1st Open Projector Night, that we’ve decided to put one on each month of Spring Semester!¬†They will be held on the last Wednesday of each month at 7:00 pm. Here are the dates: April 24th at 7:00 Just bring in your film on the day of the […]

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The Impossible

Maria (Naomi Watts), Henry (Ewan McGregor) and their three sons begin their winter vacation in Thailand, looking forward to a few days in tropical paradise. But on the morning of December 26th, as the family relaxes around the pool after their Christmas festivities the night before, a terrifying roar rises up from the center of […]

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Hitchcock Retrospective

Taking place over eight weeks, from January 28th-March 25th, the Athena will be showing Alfred Hitchcock classics. Each film will be introduced by a College of Fine Arts student of Ohio University. From “Vertigo” dubbed the “Greatest Film of All Time” by the British Film Institute’s Sight and Sound Magazine to the more obscure works, […]

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Rust and Bone

Put in charge of his young son, Ali leaves Belgium for Antibes to live with his sister and her husband as a family. Ali’s bond with Stephanie (Academy Award Winner, Marion Cotillard), a killer whale trainer, grows deeper after Stephanie suffers a horrible accident. “One of the year’s best films precisely because it can’t be […]

Life of Pi

Based on the best-selling novel by Yann Martel, is a magical adventure story centering on Pi Patel, the precocious son of a zookeeper. Dwellers in Pondicherry, India, the family decides to move to Canada, hitching a ride on a huge freighter. After a shipwreck, Pi is found adrift in the Pacific Ocean on a 26-foot […]

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Hitchcock

Hitchcock is a love story about one of the most influential filmmakers of the last century, Alfred Hitchcock and his wife and partner Alma Reville. The film takes place during the making of Hitchcock’s seminal movie Psycho. “Filmed with lots of style and a macabre sense of humor the master himself would have enjoyed.”-Richard Roeper […]

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Tchoupitoulas

COMING TO THE ATHENA ON FRIDAY, JAN. 4TH! Three young brothers take a secret sunset journey across a river to a pleasure island that’s always been forbidden to them. As such, the narrative conceit of Tchoupitoulas is as timeless as a fairy tale. But through the eyes of our juvenile protagonists, we experience an impressionistic […]

Any Day Now

Any Day Now

Inspired by a true story and touching on legal and social issues that are more relevant now than ever, ANY DAY NOW tells a story of love, acceptance, and creating your own family. In the late 1970s, when Marco (Isaac Leyva), a teenager with down syndrome who’s been abandoned by his mother, is taken in […]

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Anna Karenina

¬† Based on the novel by author Leo Tolstoy, Anna Karenina tells the story set in 19th century Russia where an aristocratic, married woman has an affair and becomes the talk of the high society which she is so much used to. With beautiful cinematography and a strong cast, the film powerfully explores the capacity […]