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

Tue, Aug 13, 2019 • 1:00pm

Dysfunctional Family Matinee! James Dean stars in REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE, a mythic saga of teen disobedience and alienation in 1950s America that made him and co-star Natalie Wood instant cultural icons. In 35mm! Free to Cinematheque members.

Star Robert Morse In Person!
Wed, Aug 14, 2019 • 7:30pm

A quirky musical based on the Broadway hit, HOW TO SUCCEED IN BUSINESS WITHOUT REALLY TRYING stars Robert Morse as a lowly window cleaner with dreams of making it big in business by fighting his way up the corporate ladder at the World Wide Wicket Company. In 35mm! Discussion following with actor Robert Morse, moderated by Larry Karaszewski.

The Neo-Noir of John Dahl
Double Feature! Director John Dahl In Person!
Thu, Aug 15, 2019 • 7:30pm

John Dahl Double Feature! In THE LAST SEDUCTION, Linda Fiorentino leaves husband Bill Pullman holding the bag when she runs off with a fortune in drug money. In ROUNDERS, Matt Damon is drawn back into the world of high-stakes poker after old friend Edward Norton gets out of prison. Both on 35mm! Discussion between films with director John Dahl, THE LAST SEDUCTION producer Jon Shestack and editor Eric Beason, and ROUNDERS editor Scott Chestnut.

The Neo-Noir of John Dahl
Double Feature! Director John Dahl In Person!
Fri, Aug 16, 2019 • 7:30pm

John Dahl Double Feature! In KILL ME AGAIN, a woman asks detective-on-the-skids Val Kilmer to fake her death. In RED ROCK WEST, Nicolas Cage is mistaken for a hitman but runs afoul of the real thing. Discussion between films with director John Dahl, KILL ME AGAIN writer-producer David W. Warfield and actor Michael Madsen, and RED ROCK WEST screenwriter Rick Dahl and editor Scott Chestnut.Due to unforeseen circumstances, Mr. Madsen is not able to join as originally planned.

Double Feature!
Sat, Aug 17, 2019 • 7:30pm

Screwball Meets Noir Double Feature! In THE LADY EVE, Henry Fonda is a dim-witted ale heir targeted by cardsharp Barbara Stanwyck. In SCARLET STREET, middle-aged bookkeeper Edward G. Robinson becomes ensnared by Joan Bennett and her lover-pimp, Dan Duryea.

Golden Globes 2020
Member Event!
Sun, Aug 18, 2019 • 11:00am

Member Event! The HFPA Foreign-Language Film Series present a selection of official submissions for consideration for the Best Foreign-Language Film Golden Globe Award. Join us for a first look at some of the most accomplished new films from around the world with screenings of Russia’s STRANGERS OF PATIENCE, Colombia’s MONOS, Turkey’s SIBEL and France’s THE BEST YEARS OF A LIFE. This program is free to Cinematheque Members and HFPA grantees, who will receive an invitation.