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

ANIMATED TREASURES: 30 YEARS OF STUDIO GHIBLI
Double Feature!
Thu, Aug 27, 2015 • 7:30pm

The latest animated marvel from Studio Ghibli, WHEN MARNIE WAS THERE is a reflective drama about family and memory centered on two girls whose connection is deeper than it first appears. Another of the studio's poignant musings on girlhood and growing up is ONLY YESTERDAY, in which a 20-year-old reflects on forgotten past memories that unfold in flashback.


ANIMATED TREASURES: 30 YEARS OF STUDIO GHIBLI
Double Feature! Prize Giveaway!
Fri, Aug 28, 2015 • 7:30pm

Hayao Miyazaki’s Academy Award-winning masterpiece SPIRITED AWAY, following a 10-year-old girl's journey into a dreamlike spirit world, was the biggest box office hit of all time in Japan. It's paired with PONYO, the tale of a goldfish who is transformed into a human girl, loosely based on Hans Christian Andersen’s “The Little Mermaid.”


ANIMATED TREASURES: 30 YEARS OF STUDIO GHIBLI
Prize Giveaway! English Version - Family Matinee!
Sat, Aug 29, 2015 • 3:00pm

This delightfully imaginative, beloved story of young witch Kiki screens in a family matinee, presented in English for children of all ages to enjoy.


ANIMATED TREASURES: 30 YEARS OF STUDIO GHIBLI
Double Feature!
Sat, Aug 29, 2015 • 7:30pm

Oscar nominated wizard and witch tale HOWL’S MOVING CASTLE is paired with the stunningly beautiful CASTLE IN THE SKY, about a girl and boy's search for a floating island above them, the site of a long-dead civilization.


ANIMATED TREASURES: 30 YEARS OF STUDIO GHIBLI
Prize Giveaway! English Version - Family Matinee!
Sun, Aug 30, 2015 • 3:00pm

The classic family favorite about two young girls and the bunny-esque creature they meet in the forest screens in a family matinee. This is the English-dubbed version.


ANIMATED TREASURES: 30 YEARS OF STUDIO GHIBLI
Double Feature!
Sun, Aug 30, 2015 • 7:30pm

PORCO ROSSO, an unsung treasure from Hayao Miyazaki, nestles a tale of morality and identity inside a soaring tribute to early aviation. It's followed by 2013's THE WIND RISES, Miyazaki’s final film, which tells the true story of Jiro Horikoshi, designer of two famous aircraft used by Japan during World War II.