Holiday Film Series: THE NIGHTMARE BEFORE CHRISTMAS

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Watch Trailer Director: Henry Selick , Tim Burton
Writer(s): Tim Burton , Caroline Thompson , Michael McDowell
Cast: Danny Elfman, Chris Sarandon, Catherine O'Hara

Starting November 26th and running through December 17th, Ohio University’s Athena Cinema will be showing afternoon screenings of popular holiday family films every Saturday! The price of admission will be a minimum donation of one canned or non perishable food good per ticket. The food items will be donated to Athens city food pantries and other hunger relief programs.

Despite having recently presided over a very successful Halloween, Jack Skellington, aka the Pumpkin King, is bored with his job and feels that life in Halloweenland lacks meaning. Then he stumbles upon Christmastown and promptly decides to make the Yuletide his own.

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Running Time: 76 minutes76 MIN
PG Rated

Burton, the man who gave us Batman, Beetlejuice and Edward Scissorhands, is incapable of a conventional idea. His take on the holiday fairy tale is delightfully off the wall.

Desmond Ryan
Philadelphia Inquirer