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Flagpole Movie Reviews
Flagpole Magazine reviews movies playing around town.


The only independently and locally operated, community-based cinema and arts venue in the region, Ciné's mission is to enrich the quality of life in Athens by presenting film and arts that inspire, educate, and build community. Ciné's restored historic venue screens a variety of films from a broad spectrum of countries and cultures, including the newest domestic and foreign productions as well as movie classics and documentary films.

Beechwood Cinemas
Westside multiplex offering the latest mainstream releases and encores.

Ovation 12 Cinemas
Eastside multiplex offering the latest mainstream releases.

Tate Student Center Theatre
The University of Georgia's Tate Theatre screens a mix of recent and older blockbusters, cult classics, and foreign films.

Georgia Museum of Art
Upcoming films at the museum's M. Smith Griffith Auditorium.

film festivals

Animal Voices Film Festival
A film festival that explores human relationships with other species and promotes a more compassionate and humane world for animals.

Athens Jewish Film Festival
An annual weekend of films and discussions to celebrate American and international films of Jewish interest.

Cause + Effect Progressive Film Competition and Festival
Aims to bring important Georgia issues into focus through film while encouraging younger Georgians to identify problems facing our state and propose policy-based and community-oriented solutions.

EcoFocus Film Festival
EcoFocus showcases world-class environmental films along with panels featuring experts, filmmakers, artists, and special guests. The festival aims to promote discussion and to inspire audiences into awareness and action on behalf of the environment.

Ripple Effect Film Project
Filmmakers of all ages and levels of experience create original short films about water conservation and water stewardship.

Slingshot Festival
Slingshot spotlights independent film along with music, electronic art, tech and comedy.

Sprockets International Music Video Festival
The longest running film festival exlusively for music videos in the world.


Athens Film Arts Institute
A non-profit all-volunteer organization created to support Ciné in its programming of exceptional films and other media as an independently operated community arts center.

Film Athens
A non-profit organization working to serve and educate the film community and to foster the growth of the film industry in the Athens area. Provides resources, workshops, film exhibitions, and community outreach.