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

RACK FOCUS 2017
Director Donna Deitch In Person!
Wed, Jul 26, 2017 • 7:30pm

Donna Deitch’s feature debut was this pioneering, 1950s-set lesbian romance about a New York English professor (Helen Shaver) who falls for a Reno casino worker (Patricia Charbonneau) at a Nevada ranch that caters to women finalizing their divorces. Discussion following with director Donna Deitch.


MINING DIAMONDS: THE FILMS OF BARBET SCHROEDER
Double Feature! Barbet Schroeder In Person!
Fri, Jul 28, 2017 • 7:30pm

Charles Bukowski penned the screenplay for BARFLY, starring Mickey Rourke as an alcoholic writer. In REVERSAL OF FORTUNE, Oscar winner Jeremy Irons stars as aristocrat Claus von Bülow, accused of the attempted murder of his rich wife (Glenn Close). Discussion between films with director Barbet Schroeder.


MINING DIAMONDS: THE FILMS OF BARBET SCHROEDER
Pink Floyd Double Feature! Barbet Schroeder In Person!
Sat, Jul 29, 2017 • 7:30pm

Director Barbet Schroeder joins us in person with two of his early films featuring music by Pink Floyd: THE VALLEY (OBSCURED BY CLOUDS), about a group of European hippies seeking a mythical valley paradise in New Guinea, and MORE, a stunning portrait of the dark underbelly of the ’60s sex-and-drugs revolution.


MINING DIAMONDS: THE FILMS OF BARBET SCHROEDER
Barbet Schroeder In Person!
Sun, Jul 30, 2017 • 7:30pm

This 1990s-set tale of German expats follows twenty-something composer Max Riemelt, who hopes to get a job as a techno DJ in the new nightclub on the island of Ibiza, where he meets Marthe Keller, who has been living alone in her house facing the sea for 40 years. Discussion following with director Barbet Schroeder.


Rose Marie In Person!
Thu, Aug 3, 2017 • 7:30pm

Members-Only Event! Rose Marie's career encompasses vaudeville, radio, Broadway, film and television, and this new documentary covers all these bases and more with rare footage and interviews from several celebrated colleagues. Discussion following with director Jason Wise and performers Rose Marie, Dick Van Dyke, Carl Reiner and Peter Marshall.


TOUGH GUYS FINISH FIRST: A ROBERT MITCHUM CENTENNIAL
Fri, Aug 4, 2017 • 7:30pm

David Lean’s tragic story of a married Irish woman (Sarah Miles) and her affair with a shell-shocked British soldier (Christopher Jones) boasts some great performances (John Mills, Leo McKern) and some still-underrated ones (Robert Mitchum, as a meek schoolteacher).