Revered British director John Boorman has conjured memorable movie moments countless times in his 50-year film career. He joins us in person with his latest QUEEN AND COUNTRY, a sequel to his semiautobiographical HOPE AND GLORY. We'll also present a retrospective of his work, including EXCALIBUR, POINT BLANK, DELIVERANCE and more.
Join us for some of the greatest films to ever celebrate amour in its many forms, including BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY’S, CASABLANCA and GONE WITH THE WIND. A 75th-anniversary screening of THE PHILADELPHIA STORY showcases romantic comedy at its finest, while acclaimed drama BROKEBACK MOUNTAIN celebrates its 10th anniversary this year.
Robert Duvall appears in person with his latest film THE JUDGE - for which he is currently nominated for an Oscar - and his feature debut TO KILL A MOCKINGBIRD. Series also includes a double feature of THE GODFATHER and THE GODFATHER PART II.
Oscar hype reaches a fever pitch this month as we close in on the 87th Academy Awards presentation on February 22. Our yearly Oscar events include Oscar-Nominated Shorts, 89.3 KPCC’s "FilmWeek" Oscar Preview, and panel discussions with the Oscar-Nominated Editors ("Invisible Art, Visible Artists") and Production Designers and Set Decorators, with more surprises to be announced!
With our 10-year anniversary at the Aero coinciding with the theater’s 75th, we’ll be celebrating with special programs all year long. We kick off the commemoration of our 75/10 on January 30 & 31. Friday night will flash back to 1940 with an exciting rare screening. On Saturday night, you can finally get some use out of those stray film factoids rattling around your head in our ultimate movie trivia contest. Both nights serve as fundraisers for the Aero, to ensure it remains a beacon for film fans for many years to come.
At last, Jean-Luc Godard’s highly anticipated Cannes Film Festival Jury prize winner hits the big screen in a rare American Cinematheque theatrical run, exclusive in Los Angeles! Both beautiful and mischievous, this Godard masterpiece is bold in its disregard for the conventions of 3-D filmmaking, challenging the audience to discover hidden layers of imagery, and making this a unique film that can only be savored in a theater.