Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
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Events at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

DYSFUNCTIONAL FAMILY MATINEES
Tue, Aug 20, 2019 • 1:00pm

Dysfunctional Family Matinee! Named the greatest film of all time by directors in the 2012 Sight & Sound poll, TOKYO STORY follows an elderly couple on a visit to see their children, who would rather be left to their own lives. Free to Cinematheque members.


Thu, Aug 22, 2019 • 7:30pm

In Billy Wilder’s comedy classic SOME LIKE IT HOT, 1920s musicians Tony Curtis and Jack Lemmon go on the lam from the Chicago mob, cross-dressing to escape with an all-girl band that includes the luscious Marilyn Monroe.


Fri, Aug 23, 2019 • 7:30pm

Superlative WWII drama THE GREAT ESCAPE chronicles the real-life, large-scale prison camp escape of Allied POWs in Germany, featuring Steve McQueen in his (literally) breakout role as Captain Virgil Hilts, "The Cooler King." With James Garner, Charles Bronson, James Coburn, Richard Attenborough, James Donald and Donald Pleasence.


Family Matinee!
Sat, Aug 24, 2019 • 2:00pm

Family Matinee! The Peanuts gang make their big-screen debut in animated favorite A BOY NAMED CHARLIE BROWN as Charlie Brown enters the school spelling bee, putting him on the path to the national championship in New York City.


Jean-Pierre Melville Double Feature! In Person Guests!
Sat, Aug 24, 2019 • 7:30pm

Jean-Pierre Melville Double Feature! In the director’s LE CERCLE ROUGE, Alain Delon, Gian Maria Volontè and Yves Montand target a Paris jewelry shop. In BOB LE FLAMBEUR, Roger Duchesne masterminds a casino robbery. Introduction by Remy Grumbach, the director's nephew and co-founder of the Jean-Pierre Melville Foundation, moderated by Peter Debruge.


Dynamic Dames Double Feature! Author Sloan De Forest In Person!
Sun, Aug 25, 2019 • 7:30pm

Dynamic Dames Double Feature! In THELMA & LOUISE, best friends Geena Davis and Susan Sarandon go for a joy ride only to become the focus of a police pursuit. In WORKING GIRL, Melanie Griffith is a secretary with big ideas, Sigourney Weaver is the boss who steals them and Harrison Ford is the man both have eyes for. Introduction by author Sloan De Forest, who will sign her new book, Dynamic Dames, in the lobby at 6:30 PM.