Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
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Events at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

Director Philippe Falardeau In Person!
Mon, Aug 29, 2016 • 7:30pm

Our contemporary Canadian film series continues with the political satire MY INTERNSHIP IN CANADA directed by Philippe Falardeau, who joins us for a post-film discussion.

Political Demagogue Double Feature!
Thu, Sep 1, 2016 • 7:30pm

In honor of election season, we look at two of the movies’ most outrageous political manipulators, played by Angela Lansbury (THE MANCHURIAN CANDIDATE) and Andy Griffith (A FACE IN THE CROWD).

Screenplay Masterpiece Double Feature!
Fri, Sep 2, 2016 • 7:30pm

These two classics remain the gold standard in screenwriting - WWII-set romantic drama CASABLANCA (penned by Julius & Philip Epstein and Howard Koch) and 1970s neo-noir CHINATOWN (written by Robert Towne).

Triple Feature!
Sat, Sep 3, 2016 • 1:00pm

Triple Feature! Director Peter Jackson and a brilliantly talented cast and crew brought to cinematic life J.R.R. Tolkien’s epic adventure of good against evil.

In Person Guest!
Sun, Sep 4, 2016 • 7:30pm

For its 10th anniversary, Thom Andersen's sardonic video essay on Los Angeles the city and Los Angeles the setting of movies, which includes hundreds of archival and film clips, has been remastered and re-edited; it's now funnier, sharper and bigger. Discussion following with director Thom Andersen.

In Person Guest!
Fri, Sep 9, 2016 • 7:30pm

Advance Screening! This memorable coming-of-age story follows a unique friendship that develops when a little girl and her dying mother retain the services of a talented cook – Henry Joseph Church (Eddie Murphy). Discussion following with Bruce Beresford.