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

Dennis Gassner In Person!
Tue, Feb 20, 2018 • 7:30pm

Thirty years after the events of the first film, a new blade runner, LAPD Officer K (Ryan Gosling), unearths a long-buried secret that has the potential to plunge what’s left of society into chaos. With Harrison Ford. Discussion following with Oscar-nominated production designer Dennis Gassner.

Double Feature!
Thu, Feb 22, 2018 • 7:30pm

Studio Ghibli Animated Double Feature! PORCO ROSSO follows Marco, a world-weary WWII flying ace turned bounty hunter, whose head has been transformed into that of a pig by a curse. WHISPER OF THE HEART is a gentle coming-of-age drama about a shy student who meets a magical cat on a commuter bus and follows it to a strange boutique.

Jordan Peele In Person!
Sat, Feb 24, 2018 • 7:30pm

In this speculative thriller from writer-director Jordan Peele, a young African-American man visits his white girlfriend’s family estate, and becomes ensnared in the more sinister real reason for the invitation. Discussion following with writer-director Jordan Peele, actors Catherine Keener, Betty Gabriel, Bradley Whitford and Lil Rel Howery, and producers Jason Blum and Sean Mckittrick, moderated by PBS anchor Alison Stewart.

Family Matinee!
Sun, Feb 25, 2018 • 3:00pm

Family Matinee! From legendary director Hayao Miyazaki comes this beloved animated film about a resourceful young witch who uses her broom to create a delivery service, only to lose her gift of flight in a moment of self-doubt.

Double Feature!
Sun, Feb 25, 2018 • 7:30pm

Studio Ghibli Animated Double Feature! The landmark PRINCESS MONONOKE is an epic story of conflict and balance between humans, gods and nature. In POM POKO, the forests are filled with groups of magical tanuki, mischievous raccoon-like animals which can shape-shift to practically any object.

In Person Guests!
Wed, Feb 28, 2018 • 7:00pm

One-third of food grown for human consumption winds up in the garbage; in this new documentary influential chefs including Anthony Bourdain transform scraps into incredible dishes, showing how each of us can make small changes to solve one of the greatest problems of the 21st century. Panel discussion following.