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

A WEEKEND WITH STUDIO GHIBLI
Double Feature!
Fri, Sep 16, 2016 • 7:30pm

This double feature spotlights two of Studio Ghibli’s greatest animated masterpieces - Hayao Miyazaki’s fantasy about a girl trapped in a world of gods and monsters, and Isao Takahata’s moving drama about two siblings in postwar Japan.


A WEEKEND WITH STUDIO GHIBLI
Double Feature!
Sat, Sep 17, 2016 • 7:30pm

Princesses with supernatural powers are the focus of these two anime greats from Studio Ghibli cofounder Hayao Miyazaki.


A WEEKEND WITH STUDIO GHIBLI
Family Matinee!
Sun, Sep 18, 2016 • 3:00pm

Hayao Miyazaki's animated classic follows young sisters Satsuki and Mei Kusakabe, who move with their father into a new house near a vast forest. Discovering wondrous forest spirits, they also encounter Totoro, a giant, lumbering bunny-esque creature.


A WEEKEND WITH STUDIO GHIBLI
Double Feature!
Sun, Sep 18, 2016 • 7:30pm

Japanese folklore helped inspire these wondrous Studio Ghibli animated films, in which a bamboo cutter discovers a tiny girl he adopts her as his daughter, and mischievous raccoon-like creatures battle a construction development.


GRIT AND WHIMSY: THE BEST OF RECENT BELGIAN CINEMA 2016
Wed, Sep 21, 2016 • 7:30pm

This gripping (and violent) look at Brussels’ street gangs centers on teen girl Mavela (Martha Canga Antonio), who meets a boy (Aboubakr Bensaihi) from a rival Moroccan crew at a police station; as an attraction grows between the two, so do the dangers of this forbidden love. Belgian beer reception to follow.


Double Feature! In Person Guests!
Fri, Sep 23, 2016 • 7:30pm

A new DCP of Robert Altman's classic revisionist Western MCCABE & MRS. MILLER is followed by director James Chressanthis' documentary about MCCABE lenser Vilmos Zsigmond and fellow cinematographer Laszlo Kovacs. Introduction by NO SUBTITLES NECESSARY director James Chressanthis.