Uptown for the Holidays

Holiday Film Series “A Christmas Story”

Holiday Film Series “A Christmas Story”

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Time: 3:00 PM

Location: Athena Cinema on Court Street

Dec 22 2012

Starting November 24 and running through December 22, Ohio University’s Athena Cinema of the College of Fine Arts and the Office of the EVP & Provost, and VP for Finance & Administration, are partnering with Athens food pantries to help stamp out food insecurity.

The Athena Cinema will be showing afternoon screenings of popular family films every Saturday at 3 pm.  The first event on November 24th is a screening of the beloved film “E.T.” Other titles include will include “Elf” on December 1st, “How the Grinch Stole Christmas” starring Jim Carrey on December 8th, “The Polar Express” on December 15th and “A Christmas Story” on December 22nd.  

To benefit area families in need, the price of admission to these screenings will be a minimum donation of one canned food per ticket. The food items will be donated to Athens city food pantries and other hunger relief programs.

Tickets will be available one week before each scheduled screening. Donations may be dropped off during regular Athena lobby hours. At the time of the donation, ticket redemption will be given. The Athena Cinema lobby is open on Monday-Friday from 4pm-10pm and on Saturdays and Sundays from 2pm-10pm.  For more information, please visit www.athenacinema.com