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

25th Anniversary!
Sat, Sep 19, 2015 • 7:30pm

Joel and Ethan Coen’s brilliant, atmospheric tribute to 1930s gangster melodramas is full to the brim with venomous one-liners and a catalog of characters worthy of any pre-WWII James Cagney/Warner Bros. picture.


Panel Discussion! Los Angeles Premiere!
Sun, Sep 20, 2015 • 5:30pm

In partnership with Human Rights Watch, we screen THE TRIALS OF SPRING, a new documentary about a trio of Egyptian women, one of whom joins us for a post-film panel discussion about the region.


YOUNG FRENCH CINEMA
Double Feature! Wine Reception!
Wed, Sep 23, 2015 • 7:30pm

We continue a series of films from young emerging French talent with GRAND CENTRAL, an intense romance starring Tahar Rahim (A PROPHET) and Léa Seydoux (BLUE IS THE WARMEST COLOR), and DOMESTIC LIFE, focusing on the struggles of a young mother who moves to a wealthy Paris suburb.


THE AERO THEATRE TURNS 75
Double Feature!
Thu, Sep 24, 2015 • 7:30pm

Our year-long celebration of the Aero’s 75th anniversary reaches the 1980s with a double bill of John Belushi and Dan Aykroyd as THE BLUES BROTHERS, and Bill Murray and Harold Ramis joining the army with a bootcamp of misfits in a new restoration of STRIPES.


STARRING EUROPE: NEW FILMS FROM THE EU
Double Feature!
Fri, Sep 25, 2015 • 7:30pm

Our series of films from the European Union continues with Poland's GODS, a riveting biopic of the first surgeon in his country to successfully transplant a human heart, and Spain's Basque-language film FLOWERS, a moving and occasionally melancholy look at love and its aftereffects.


STARRING EUROPE: NEW FILMS FROM THE EU
Double Feature!
Sat, Sep 26, 2015 • 7:30pm

An absorbing drama from Bulgaria, THE LESSON (UROK) follows a teacher who must turn to a loan shark when her family's house is threatened with foreclosure. It's paired with the Finnish film THEY HAVE ESCAPED, in which misfits flee a halfway house for troubled youth and hit the road in search of buried fortune.