Psycho (1960)Directed by Alfred HitchcockShown: Janet Leigh (as Marion Crane)

Psycho

A thirty-something secretary steals $40,000 from her employer’s client, and subsequently encounters a young motel proprietor who has been under the domination of his mother for too long. One of Alfred Hitchcock’s greatest achievements in film. Part of the Athena Cinema’s Hitchcock Retrospective, an eight-week series of Alfred Hitchcock classics. Each film will be introduced […]

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The Trouble with Harry

The trouble with Harry is that he’s dead, and everyone seems to have a different idea of what needs to be done with his body… Part of the Athena Cinema’s Hitchcock Retrospective, an eight-week series of Alfred Hitchcock classics. Each film will be introduced by a College of Fine Arts student of Ohio University. Enjoy […]

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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 […]