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

ANIMATED TREASURES: 30 YEARS OF STUDIO GHIBLI
Double Feature!
Wed, Sep 2, 2015 • 7:30pm

Left to fend for themselves after their home is firebombed during the closing days of World War II, teen Seita and his 5-year-old sister Setsuko struggle to survive in Takahata's stark drama GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES. It's paired with the first feature film collaboration between Hayao Miyazaki and his son Gorō, the 1963-set FROM UP ON POPPY HILL, about a pair of high school kids working to save a dilapidated clubhouse from demolition.


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.


YOUNG FRENCH CINEMA
Double Feature! Wine Reception!
Wed, Oct 28, 2015 • 7:30pm

We conclude our Young French Cinema series with indie dramedy AGE OF PANIC, focusing on a news correspondent's day covering Socialist presidential candidate François Hollande’s 2012 victory, and TONNERRE, a character study that turns thriller, starring Vincent Macaigne.