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Series at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

Thu, Jan 26, 2012 - Wed, Feb 29, 2012

Studio Ghibli, founded in Tokyo in 1985 by animation directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata, is one of the most successful and well-respected animation studios in the world. Cultivating a creative force of talented directors, animators and storytellers under the revered brilliance of Miyazaki and Takahata, Studio Ghibli's films have been praised for their originality, dazzling animation and epic storytelling. Join us for this retrospective of these dazzling animated titles on the big screen!


Thu, Jan 19, 2012 - Sun, Jan 22, 2012

A retrospective of the work of Spanish surrealist filmmaker Luis Buñuel who made his first mark in the world of film in 1929 with the electrifying short "Un Chien Andalou" featuring dream logic and sudden-impact images, the likes of which no one had seen before.


Filmmakers In Person!

Mon, Jan 9, 2012 - Sat, Jan 14, 2012

We’re thrilled to host this series of screenings devoted to the films and filmmakers nominated for a Golden Globe in the Best Foreign-Language Film category. The five films spotlighted are Yimou Zhang’s THE FLOWERS OF WAR, Angelina Jolie’s IN THE LAND OF BLOOD AND HONEY, Jean-Pierre and Luc Dardenne’s KID WITH A BIKE, Asghar Farhadi’s A SEPARATION and Pedro Almodóvar’s THE SKIN I LIVE IN. The series culminates with a panel discussion with the directors at the Egyptian on the Saturday before the Golden Globes Award ceremony.


Wed, Dec 28, 2011 - Thu, Jan 5, 2012

This New Year's season, join us for another full score of mirth-making classics from the days when Hollywood knew the comedic power of mile-a-minute dialogue and riotous sight gags! Films iinclude SULLIVAN’S TRAVELS, MY MAN GODFREY, HORSE FEATHERS, NINOTCHKA, and THE LADY EVE and feature the Marx Bros., Katharine Hepburn, Gary Cooper, William Powell, Carole Lombard, Henry Fonda, Barbara Stanwyck, Joel McCrea, Veronica Lake, and more!


Emmanuel Lubezki In Person!

Sun, Dec 11, 2011 - Sun, Dec 18, 2011

Emmanuel Lubezki began his career working in television in his native country of Mexico before becoming an internationally renowned cinematographer. Revisit his collaborations with directors Alfonso Cuaron (Y TU MAMA TAMBIEN, CHILDREN OF MEN) and Terrence Malick (THE TREE OF LIFE), featuring some of the most innovative and influential visuals of modern times. "An Evening with Emmanuel Lubezki" will feature a clip show of his work along with the cinematographer in person.


Thu, Dec 8, 2011 - Fri, Dec 30, 2011

See LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, VERTIGO, IT’S A MAD, MAD, MAD, MAD WORLD, LAST ACTION HERO, CLIFFHANGER, HOOK, PLAYTIME and 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY in crisp, dazzling 70mm prints!