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

Wed, Sep 18, 2019 • 7:30pm

Art House Theater Day! 4K Restoration! Counterculture masterpiece PUTNEY SWOPE stars Arnold Johnson as the sole African-American exec at his advertising firm, who is unexpectedly elected its president and turns the industry on its ear through a series of outrageous, taboo-busting TV commercials.

Director Peter Hyams In Person
Thu, Sep 19, 2019 • 7:30pm

The underrated sequel to Stanley Kubrick’s sci-fi classic, 2010: THE YEAR WE MAKE CONTACT puts Roy Scheider, John Lithgow, Bob Balaban and Helen Mirren on a joint U.S.-Soviet mission to discover what happened to the Discovery spacecraft. 35mm print! Discussion following with director Peter Hyams.

Tue, Sep 24, 2019 • 1:00pm

Heptember Matinee! This heartfelt adaptation of Booth Tarkington’s novel stars Katharine Hepburn as ALICE ADAMS, an ambitious young woman seeking to escape her small-town background. 35mm print! Free to Cinematheque members.

In Person Guests!
Fri, Sep 27, 2019 • 7:30pm

Canada Now Screening! Documentary ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH follows the research of an international body of scientists who, after nearly 10 years of research, argue that the Holocene Epoch gave way to the Anthropocene Epoch in the mid-twentieth century as a result of profound and lasting human changes to the Earth. Discussion following with filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky, moderated by Edward Norton.

Director Joan Tewkesbury In Person!
Sat, Sep 28, 2019 • 7:30pm

New 35mm Print! OLD BOYFRIENDS stars Talia Shire as a psychiatrist in the midst of an identity crisis and a doomed marriage, who goes on a road trip to reconnect with boyfriends from her past (Keith Carradine, Richard Jordan and John Belushi) in an effort to better understand herself. Discussion following with director Joan Tewkesbury.