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

GODFATHER OF CINEMATOGRAPHY: GORDON WILLIS REMEMBERED
Woody Allen Double Feature! Introduction by Cinematographer Richard Crudo, ASC!
Wed, Jul 30, 2014 • 7:30pm

Cinematographer Richard Crudo, president of the ASC, will introduce the Woody Allen comedy BROADWAY DANNY ROSE - a film he worked on with Gordon Willis, whose B&W imagery lends a nostalgic glow. It's followed by mockumentary ZELIG, which earned Willis an Oscar nomination and stars Allen as the titular human chameleon.


Members-Only Advance Screening!
Thu, Jul 31, 2014 • 7:30pm

Director Michael Winterbottom's THE TRIP TO ITALY will screen at a private sneak preview for Members of the Cinematheque. Film critic Peter Rainer will introduce the film and sign copies of his new book Rainer on Film: Thirty Years of Film Writing in a Turbulent and Transformative Era.


AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY PYTHON
Terry Gilliam Double Feature!
Fri, Aug 1, 2014 • 7:30pm

Terry Gilliam’s groundbreaking science fiction satire BRAZIL, a dark comedy with jaw-dropping, retro-futuristic design, is paired with his fantasy film THE ADVENTURES OF BARON MUNCHAUSEN.


AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY PYTHON
Terry Jones Double Feature!
Sat, Aug 2, 2014 • 7:30pm

Graham Chapman has the titular role as Jesus' next-door neighbor in LIFE OF BRIAN, one of the most hilariously dangerous comedies ever. It's followed by Cannes Grand Prix winner MONTY PYTHON’S THE MEANING OF LIFE.


50th Anniversary!
Sun, Aug 3, 2014 • 7:30pm

In director Michelangelo Antonioni’s first color film, Monica Vitti stars as Giuliana, a wife and mother living near a petrochemical plant in northern Italy. Though Giuliana feels profoundly alienated, the attentions of her husband’s business associate (Richard Harris) do little to relieve her loneliness.


AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY PYTHON
Wed, Aug 6, 2014 • 7:30pm

“You can expect a little comedy, a lot of pathos, a lot of music and a tiny bit of ancient sex … and maybe some cross-dressing,” noted the Monty Python troupe of their first live stage performance in more than 30 years, recorded at London’s O2 Arena in July. Join us for the funniest night of the year - the final reunion of John Cleese, Terry Gilliam, Eric Idle, Terry Jones and Michael Palin!