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

Cinema Italian Style 2014
Double Feature! Los Angeles Premieres! Directors Agostino Ferrente & Giovanni Piperno In Person!
Mon, Nov 17, 2014 • 7:30pm

Documentary BEAUTIFUL THINGS follows four people whose lives in 1999 Naples were more hopeful than they are in the capital today. Directors Agostino Ferrente and Giovanni Piperno appear for a discussion with the film. It's paired with Pupi Avati’s dark drama A GOLDEN BOY, which profiles a writer in the shadow of his father, a B-movie screenwriter.

Double Feature! Los Angeles Premieres!
Tue, Nov 18, 2014 • 7:30pm

This year's Cinema Italian Style closes with the documentary ITALY IN A DAY, assembled from more than 600 YouTube videos shot in a single 24-hour period as a snapshot of contemporary Italian life, and Edoardo Winspeare’s narrative film QUIET BLISS, following four women in lower Salento during the economic recession.

Wed, Nov 19, 2014 • 7:30pm

Join us for an evening of Belgian films submitted for Oscar consideration in the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences’ short film categories. A Belgian beer reception will follow.

Jim Jarmusch Double Feature!
Thu, Nov 20, 2014 • 7:30pm

This double bill offers a look at America through the lens of director Jim Jarmusch. Offbeat anthology film and love letter to Memphis MYSTERY TRAIN is paired with psychedelic Western DEAD MAN, starring Johnny Depp, with a soundtrack by Neil Young.

Double Feature! Actor Norman Lloyd In Person!
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 • 7:30pm

We're thrilled to welcome actor Norman Lloyd, who turns 100 this month, to the Aero with his first screen role as the villainous Frank Fry in Alfred Hitchcock’s SABOTEUR (the beginning of a long professional relationship with the master of suspense!) and a new restored print of WWII-set classic A WALK IN THE SUN.

Sat, Nov 22, 2014 • 7:30pm

Heeeeere's Johnny! Jack Nicholson takes a job as winter caretaker at an enormous mountain hotel, where he goes with wife Shelley Duvall and son Danny Lloyd in the hope that snow and solitude will bring him peace of mind. He finds just the opposite, however, as the hotel’s horrific past quickly overtakes him.