Aero Theatre
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Events at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

Actress Diane Baker In Person!
Wed, Jul 29, 2015 • 7:30pm

Actress Diane Baker joins us for a discussion after a screening of 1959 romantic drama THE BEST OF EVERYTHING (a film that partially inspired the series "Mad Men"), in which she plays a working woman who must contend with demanding boss Joan Crawford.

Double Feature!
Thu, Jul 30, 2015 • 7:30pm

Existential malaise afflicts the title characters of both Michelangelo Antonioni’s THE PASSENGER (1975) and Martin Scorsese’s TAXI DRIVER (1976), our next two film picks in the Aero Theatre anniversary countdown of 75 years of movies.

Double Feature!
Fri, Jul 31, 2015 • 7:30pm

John Travolta shines in the film that debuted him as a movie star - 1977 celebration of disco SATURDAY NIGHT FEVER - and in Randal Kleiser's 1978 musical throwback to the '50s, GREASE.

Sat, Aug 1, 2015 • 7:30pm

Reluctant assassin Martin Sheen leads a motley crew of soldiers upriver to find unhinged and off-the-map colonel Marlon Brando in director Francis Ford Coppola's wildly surreal Vietnam epic.

Director/Comedian Bobcat Goldthwait In Person!
Sun, Aug 2, 2015 • 7:30pm

Comedian and director Bobcat Goldthwait ("Chappelle's Show," "Maron") appears with his triumphant and wickedly funny documentary profiling Barry Crimmins, whose Boston club fostered the careers of countless comedians. Steven Wright, David Cross, Margaret Cho and Tom Kenny weigh in on the man’s inspiring transformation from standup to advocacy in this remarkable portrait.

50th Anniversary of Watts Riots - Panel Discussion
Wed, Aug 5, 2015 • 7:30pm

Los Angeles’ recognition of the 50th anniversary of the Watts Uprising gives us a unique opportunity to better understand the recent violence underscoring the continuing practices of inequality in our country. Join us for a screening of I BUILD THE TOWER, Edward Landler and Brad Byer’s definitive feature documentary on the Watts Towers and their creator, Sabato Rodia, followed by a panel discussion.