This event is now sold out. A small number of tickets will be available at the door for American Cinematheque Members. If you are not a Member and would like to become one, please find information here. Filmmaker and actor Zach Braff stops by the Aero for a double bill of his feature directorial debut GARDEN STATE and last year's WISH I WAS HERE.
Among one of the greatest French films ever made, Marcel Carné's CHILDREN OF PARADISE follows a theater troupe traveling through 19th-century France. The 1945 classic continues our countdown of films representing the Aero's 75 years of existence.
THE AERO THEATRE TURNS 75
Michael Powell & Emeric Pressburger Double Feature!
1946 and 1947 are represented, respectively, with Michael Powell and Emeric Pressburger's A MATTER OF LIFE AND DEATH (aka STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN), starring David Niven as a WWII pilot pleading his case in Heaven, and the visually stunning BLACK NARCISSUS, starring Deborah Kerr.
Childhood friends Robert De Niro and James Woods rise to power as New York gangsters during the glory years of Prohibition, only to lose their souls in the process, in Sergio Leone’s final masterpiece.
As we continue to chart the Aero’s 75-year history through films, we reach the end of the 1940s with John Huston's THE TREASURE OF THE SIERRA MADRE and Raoul Walsh's electrifying crime thriller WHITE HEAT.