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Stoker

After India’s father dies in an auto accident, her Uncle Charlie, who she never knew existed, comes to live with her and her emotionally unstable mother. Soon after his arrival, she comes to suspect this mysterious, charming man has ulterior motives, but instead of feeling outrage or horror, this friendless girl becomes increasingly infatuated with […]

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West of Memphis

An examination of a failure of justice in the case against the West Memphis Three. “That makes this the most rare of films: one that indisputably matters. And one that stuns.”-Village Voice, Alan Scherstuhl

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Left to fend for themselves after their SS officer father and mother, a staunch Nazi believer, are interred by the victorious Allies at the end of World War II, five German children undertake a harrowing journey that exposes them to the reality and consequences of their parents’ actions. Led by the eldest sibling, 14-year old […]

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How To Survive A Plague

Ohio University’s School of Film presents a one-night only screening of the award winning documentary, “How To Survive A Plague” on Monday, April 8th at 7:00. Editor of the documentary, Tyler H. Walk will be present at the screening and there will be a Q&A following the screening. Faced with their own mortality an improbable […]

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Khmer Studies Forum Screening: A River Changes Course

This film is being screened as part of Ohio University’s Center for Southeast Asian Studies’ Khmer (Cambodian) Studies Forum. The screening is co-sponsored by the Center for Southeast Asian Studies and the School of Film at Ohio University. For more info about the Khmer Studies Forum, please visit: www.seas.ohio.edu/ksf2013.html Twice a year in Cambodia, the […]

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Cultures of Incarceration Series: Follow Me Down: Portraits of Louisiana Prison Musicians

This screening is part of the “Cultures of Incarceration Series”, presented by the Center for Law, Justice and Culture at Ohio University.  “Cultures of Incarceration” is a three-film series showing at the Athena this spring and features three titles: THE HOUSE I LIVE IN, INTO THE ABYSS, and FOLLOW ME DOWN: PORTRAITS OF LOUISIANA PRISON […]

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Cultures of Incarceration: Into the Abyss

This screening is part of the “Cultures of Incarceration Series”, presented by the Center for Law, Justice and Culture at Ohio University.  “Cultures of Incarceration” is a three-film series showing at the Athena this spring and features three titles: THE HOUSE I LIVE IN, INTO THE ABYSS, and FOLLOW ME DOWN. Into the Abyss In […]

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Cultures of Incarceration Series: The House I Live In

This screening is part of the “Cultures of Incarceration Series”, presented by the Center for Law, Justice and Culture at Ohio University.  “Cultures of Incarceration” is a three-film series showing at the Athena this spring and features three titles: THE HOUSE I LIVE IN, INTO THE ABYSS, and FOLLOW ME DOWN. The House I Live […]

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Wrong

Dolph Springer (Reno 911’s Jack Plotnick) awakens one morning to find he has lost the sole love of his life – his dog, Paul. Desperate to reunite with his best friend and to set things right, Dolph embarks on a journey which spirals into the realm of the absurd. On his quest, he drastically alters […]

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John Dies at the End

We’re talking about a drug that promises an out-of-body experience with each hit. On the street they call it Soy Sauce, and users drift across time and dimensions. But some who come back are no longer human. Suddenly a silent otherworldly invasion is underway, and mankind needs a hero. What it gets instead is John […]