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

Godard Exclusive Los Angeles Engagement
In 3-D! Producer Jon Landau In Person!
Thu, Jan 29, 2015 • 7:30pm

Manohla Dargis of The New York Times calls Godard's latest “a thrilling cinematic experience.” Producer Jon Landau introduces the show.

Godard Exclusive Los Angeles Engagement
In 3-D!
Thu, Jan 29, 2015 • 9:15pm

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.

75th Anniversary Celebration! 1940s Night!
Fri, Jan 30, 2015 • 7:30pm

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!

Celebrity Guests! Beer, Snacks, & Prizes!
Sat, Jan 31, 2015 • 7:30pm

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!

Charlie Hebdo Doc
Thu, Feb 5, 2015 • 7:30pm

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.

Preston Sturges Double Feature!
Fri, Feb 6, 2015 • 7:30pm

We continue our series charting each year of the Aero Theatre's 75 years with Preston Sturges comedies THE LADY EVE (1941), starring Barbara Stanwyck and Henry Fonda, and THE PALM BEACH STORY (1942).