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Fall Sustainability Series: MICROPLASTIC MADNESS

About the film This film is brought to the Fall Sustainability series by Athens ReThink Plastics, a local group concerned about the adverse health and environmental impacts of the production, consumption and... [read more]

Fall Sustainability Series: TO THE END

About the film Filmed over four years of hope and crisis, To The End captures the emergence of a new generation of leaders and the movement behind the most sweeping climate change... [read more]

From the Hills and Hollers: TUCKER & DALE VS. EVIL with Dr. Tiffany Arnold

About the film Equal parts horror and dark comedy, Eli Craig’s 2010 feature film centers around Tucker and Dale, two well-meaning West Virginia hillbillies who venture into the woods to enjoy some... [read more]

Halloween Rooftop Double Feature: GHOSTBUSTERS and THE EXORCIST

Who ya gonna call…Ghostbusters or an exorcist? Join us on the rooftop of the Athens City Parking Garage on Thursday, October 26th for our Halloween Rooftop Double Feature screenings of GHOSTBUSTERS and... [read more]


About the film Taking Root tells the dramatic story of Kenyan Nobel Peace Prize Laureate Wangari Maathai whose simple act of planting trees grew into a nationwide movement to safeguard the environment,... [read more]

From the Hills and Hollers: MATEWAN with Christy Zempter

About the film Filmed on location in the coal country of West Virginia, “Matewan” takes the audience inside the gritty world of labor union organizing during the early part of the 20th... [read more]

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A steampunk fantasy with a black-comedy bent, Poor Things is the story of Bella, a young dead girl resurrected by her guardian, the scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter. As she sheds her naïveté, her eagerness... [read more]


In Anatomy of a Fall (French: Anatomie d’une chute), Sandra’s husband Vincent is found bloody and dead in the snow after an apparent fall. Foul play is presumed, and the police have settled... [read more]


Set in the 1980’s, Cassandro is a true-to-life dramatic account of Saúl Armendáriz, a gay man from El Paso, Texas who embarks on a career as a professional wrestler. Eventually, he opts to cross... [read more]


Nyad recounts the life of famed long-distance swimmer Diana Nyad who has spent a lifetime accomplishing incredible feats of athleticism, including an alleged successful attempt to swim from Cuba to Florida without a... [read more]


When a spate of mysterious murders sweeps through the Osage Indian nation in Oklahoma in the early 1920’s, the Bureau of Investigation (an early 20th-century precursor to the FBI) sends agents into... [read more]


The “Game Stop short squeeze” of 2021 was one of the wildest financial rides in the modern history of the New York Stock Exchange: Never before had amateur traders been able to... [read more]

The Athena Cinema hopes to play each of these films but they are not all confirmed. When a film is confirmed an arrival date will be added. Although it is unlikely, arrival dates may be shifted due to unforeseen circumstances.

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