The Met: Live in HD: Mozart’s THE MAGIC FLUTE

Athena Cinema 20 South Court Street, Athens, OH

The Met made history in December 2006 when it presented its first Live in HD transmission to cinemas worldwide—the abridged English-language version of Mozart’s The Magic Flute. Julie Taymor’s whimsical production features a winning ensemble, including tenor Matthew Polenzani, baritone Nathan Gunn, and bass René Pape. The opera returns to select movie theaters in a... Read More

$8 – $20

Fall Sustainability Series: FOOD FOR CHANGE & CAMP YOSHI

Athena Cinema 20 South Court Street, Athens, OH

Sustainability Series Theme: Food and Community About the film FOOD FOR CHANGE (82 minutes) Food For Change focuses on food co-ops as a force for dynamic social and economic change in American culture. This is the first film to examine the important historical role played by food co-ops, their pioneering quest for organic foods, and their current... Read More

Free

From the Hills and Hollers: THE MOTHMAN PROPHECIES with Dr. Tiffany Arnold

Athena Cinema 20 South Court Street, Athens, OH

About the film When John Klein, a respected Washington Post journalist, and his wife Mary find the dream house they have been hunting for, life could hardly get better. Then on their joyful ride home the dream is shattered when Mary crashes the car and is killed. While removing Mary’s possessions from the hospital, John... Read More

Free

Fall Sustainability Series: DISAPPEARING VOICES & HELLBENT

Athena Cinema 20 South Court Street, Athens, OH

Theme: Ecological Systems: From Ecuador to Appalachia About the film DISAPPEARING VOICES (20 minutes) Little was known about the indigenous peoples living in Yasuní National Park until the middle of the 20th century. When oil exploration and extraction began, it also initiated a fundamental change in the cultures that have traditionally coexisted with the natural resources of... Read More

Free

The Met: Live in HD: Cherubini’s MEDEA

Athena Cinema 20 South Court Street, Athens, OH

Having triumphed at the Met in some of the repertory’s fiercest soprano roles, Sondra Radvanovsky stars as the mythic sorceress who will stop at nothing in her quest for vengeance. Joining Radvanovsky in the Met-premiere production of Cherubini’s rarely performed masterpiece is tenor Matthew Polenzani as Medea’s Argonaut husband, Giasone; soprano Janai Brugger as her... Read More

$8 – $20

BEETLEJUICE HALLOWEEN COSTUME PARTY

Athena Cinema 20 South Court Street, Athens, OH

Beetlejuice…Beetlejuice…be…at the Athena Cinema on Monday, October 31st at 7pm for a screening of BEETLEJUICE! The ghost with the most requests your best costume attire, babe. Regular admission $10. Members and children $8. Consider purchasing your tickets in advance online or in-person! About the film: After Barbara (Geena Davis) and Adam Maitland (Alec Baldwin) die in a car accident,... Read More

$8. – $10.

OU Dads Weekend Movie Classics: BACK TO THE FUTURE

Athena Cinema 20 South Court Street, Athens, OH

THE TIMELESS CLASSIC ORIGINAL Great Scott! Marty and Doc are setting the time circuits to 2022 Parents Weekend! With its thrilling twists and endless charm, Back to the Future is a timeless classic… in more ways than one. Now, you won’t need a time-traveling DeLorean to see the most iconic sci-fi film of the 80s... Read More

$8

From the Hills and Hollers: WE ARE MARSHALL with Associate Professor Nerissa Young

Athena Cinema 20 South Court Street, Athens, OH

About the film A true story of tragedy, hope, and resilience comes to the screen in this sports drama. Huntington, WV, is home to Marshall University, a school where college football is a way of life. Huntington is also a town that learned to deal with tragedy in the fall of 1970 when Marshall’s “Thundering... Read More

Free

Member Appreciation Screening: MILDRED PIERCE

Athena Cinema 20 South Court Street, Athens, OH

Join us for a one night only screening of the the Michael Curtiz classic noir, MILDRED PIERCE. Free to Athena Cinema Members! About the film When Mildred Pierce’s (Joan Crawford) wealthy husband leaves her for another woman, Mildred decides to raise her two daughters on her own. Despite Mildred’s financial successes in the restaurant business,... Read More

$5.50 – $6.50

The Met: Live in HD: Kevin Puts’ THE HOURS

Athena Cinema 20 South Court Street, Athens, OH

The world-premiere staging of Kevin Puts’s The Hours, adapted from Michael Cunningham’s acclaimed novel, which also served as the inspiration for the Oscar-winning film, arrives in cinemas this December. In her highly anticipated return to the Met, soprano Renée Fleming joins soprano Kelli O’Hara and mezzo-soprano Joyce DiDonato to portray three women from different eras... Read More

$8 – $20