Events

Women Pioneer Series: GRACE JONES: BLOODLIGHT AND BAMI

This electrifying journey through the public and private worlds of pop culture mega-icon Grace Jones contrasts musical sequences with intimate personal footage, all the while brimming with Jones’s bold aesthetic. A larger-than-life... [read more]

The Re-Imagined Score: MODERN TIMES by Duo Unprepared

After an unforgettable performance last year, the Athena is over the moon to have Duo Unprepared return this OU Parents Weekend for two encore live musical performances set to Charlie Chaplin’s Modern... [read more]

Sustainability Series: DAUGHTERS OF THE FOREST

Athena Cinema, Environmental Studies, and the Alden Library present the sixth year of the Sustainability Film Series, working in partnership with many sponsors. Our vision and goal are those of years past:... [read more]

Women Pioneer Series: LOVE, GILDA

In her own words, comedienne Gilda Radner reflects on her life and career. Weaving together her recently discovered audiotapes, interviews with friends (Chevy Chase, Lorne Michaels, Laraine Newman, Paul Shaffer and Martin... [read more]

SECOND YEAR MFA SCREENINGS

In their second year of the MFA Film program, students make short film projects that focus on their emerging areas of interest and specialization. From idea to script to production to post-production,... [read more]

BEAUTIFULLY BROKEN

A refugee’s escape, a prisoner’s promise, and a daughter’s painful secret all converge, causing their lives to become intertwined in ways they could have never imagined. As three fathers fight to save... [read more]

Sustainability Series: FARMSTEADERS

Athena Cinema, Environmental Studies, and the Alden Library present the sixth year of the Sustainability Film Series, working in partnership with many sponsors. Our vision and goal are those of years past:... [read more]

Technology & Society Presents BLADE RUNNER

In a signature role as 21st-century detective Rick Deckard, Harrison Ford brings his masculine-yet-vulnerable presence to this stylish noir thriller. In a future of high-tech possibility soured by urban and social decay,... [read more]

DROP YOUR SHORTS

Yang Miller hosts Drop Your Shorts, a short film event celebrating the talent of local and regional filmmakers. It gives participants the chance to see their original work on the big screen.... [read more]

Women Pioneer Series: MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A.

MATANGI / MAYA / M.I.A. is drawn from a cache of personal tapes shot by Maya Arulpragasm and her closest friends over the last 22 years, capturing her remarkable journey from immigrant teenager... [read more]

AUBA Trick-or-Treat Night Movie: THE ADDAMS FAMILY

Bring the little ones, costumes and all to this year’s AUBA Uptown Trick-or-Treat Night movie! The 1991 Addams Family revisits everyone’s favorite freaky family with a scary-good cast and trademark one-liners that... [read more]

Sustainability Series: WATER WARRIORS & FROM FLINT: VOICES OF A POISONED CITY

Athena Cinema, Environmental Studies, and the Alden Library present the sixth year of the Sustainability Film Series, working in partnership with many sponsors. Our vision and goal are those of years past:... [read more]

THE VOICELESS

The Voiceless came into fruition following the “We Are Survivors” film produced by Vanessa McNeal and PLVTO Pros. That short featured the stories of eight survivors of sexual violence. Viewers were in disbelief... [read more]

Dads Weekend: MONTY PYTHON’S LIFE OF BRIAN

Monty Python delivers the group’s sharpest and smartest satire of both religion and Hollywood’s epic films. Set in 33 A.D. Judea where the exasperated Romans try to impose order, it is a... [read more]

Sustainability Series: TAKING ROOT

Athena Cinema, Environmental Studies, and the Alden Library present the sixth year of the Sustainability Film Series, working in partnership with many sponsors. Our vision and goal are those of years past:... [read more]

The Re-Imagined Score: 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY by Duo Unprepared

Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A Space Odyssey firmly stands in the pantheon of cinema partly due to its mystery, its spectacle, and its iconic soundtrack. But did you know that before he settled on... [read more]