Athena Cinema Announces Holiday Movie Series

By | November 19, 2022

The vacations have arrived and which means it is time for Athena Cinema to announce the lineup of basic vacation motion pictures for the tenth annual vacation film sequence.

Starting Friday, December 2, the sequence is providing free admission to vacation motion pictures in trade for meals or money donations for the native pantry.

From December 2-22, Athena Cinema of Ohio College’s Faculty of Tremendous Arts will companion with Arts for OHIO, Athens Space Chamber of Commerce, Athens Uptown Enterprise Affiliation and Athens Meals Pantries to carry again the normal vacation film sequence.

The Athena Cinema will change the lineup this yr by launching the occasion on the identical night time because the Athens Tree Lighting.

  • The primary occasion will happen on the night of Friday, December 2, that includes “Edward Scissorhands” at 7 p.m.
  • The second occasion will characteristic “Elf” at 1 p.m. and three p.m. on Saturday, December 3.
  • On Saturday, December 10, the theater will present “A Christmas Story” at 3 p.m. and there may also be an unpleasant sweater contest earlier than the film.
  • “The Grinch (2018)” can be performed at 3 p.m. on Saturday, December 17.
  • The ultimate occasion will happen on Thursday, December 22 and can be a 7 p.m. screening of “White Christmas.”

“We’re delighted to welcome the tenth yr of the vacation sequence. There’s something magical about watching vacation motion pictures collectively on Courtroom Avenue and this expertise is considered one of our favourite annual traditions,” mentioned the director of cinema Athena, Alexandra Kamody.

To learn space households in want, the worth of admission to those screenings can be a non-perishable meals or money donation per ticket. Over the previous 10 years, this sequence of occasions has raised almost 7,000 kilos of non-perishable meals donations and roughly $4,300 in money donations for the Athens Meals Pantry.

Tickets can be out there one week earlier than every scheduled screening. This yr, tickets may also be out there on-line with financial donations. Donations might be dropped off throughout regular Athena Corridor hours. On the time of donation, tickets can be issued. The Athena cinema foyer is open Tuesdays and Wednesdays from 4 p.m. to eight p.m., Thursdays and Fridays from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m., Saturdays from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. and Sundays from 2 p.m. to eight p.m.

The aim of the Vacation Collection initiative is to present again to the better Athens group and households in want through the season. The cinema additionally hopes to offer an reasonably priced downtown leisure possibility and enhance visitors to space companies. All college students, college, employees, and space residents are inspired to help the initiative, make the most of native outlets/eating places, and revel in a enjoyable vacation occasion with household and buddies.

Additional data and film trailers might be discovered on the Athena Cinema web site at