Both beautiful and mischievous, this latest masterpiece from Jean-Luc Godard is bold in its disregard for the conventions of 3-D filmmaking, challenging the audience to discover hidden layers of imagery, and making this a unique film that can only be savored in a theater.
A rare 75th anniversary screening of 1940 Disney classic FANTASIA opens our celebration of the 75th anniversary of the Aero Theatre! This evening serves as a fundraiser for the Aero's programming and restoration funds and includes an illustrated introduction by veteran Disney Creative Director and former Disney animator David Pacheco (who will bring along his centaurette model), 1940s popcorn pricing, nostalgic candy, Piper-Heidsieck champagne, appetizers, prizes, and more!
The Aero's 75th anniversary also coincides with the American Cinematheque's 10th year of programming at the theater; celebrate with us by joining our search for the city's biggest film buff! You can enter as a participant (to play with celebrity guests) or just cheer contestants on as an audience member. There will be food trucks outside along with beverages and snacks available in the theater. Grand prize winner will receive a guest spot as an American Cinematheque programmer!
The recent terrorist attack on the Paris office of Charlie Hebdo did not come out of the blue. Focusing on a high-profile 2007 lawsuit by three French Muslim groups against the satirical magazine, this documentary exposes a rift between religious belief and free expression to which few cultures are immune.