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

Ford vs. Kurosawa Double Feature!
Sat, Jan 25, 2020 • 7:30pm

Ford vs. Kurosawa Double Feature! In THE MAN WHO SHOT LIBERTY VALANCE, James Stewart is a lawyer who rises to prominence as he civilizes the West, while John Wayne is a man of action rendered obsolete by the passage of time. In SANJURO, Wandering ronin Toshiro Mifune helps a young samurai whose uncle is framed by a corrupt superintendent.

Greta Gerwig, Amy Pascal & Alexandre Desplat In Person!
Sun, Jan 26, 2020 • 1:00pm

On 35mm! The new LITTLE WOMEN draws on both the classic novel and the writings of Louisa May Alcott to tell the story of the four March sisters in the wake of the Civil War. Discussion following with director Greta Gerwig, producer Amy Pascal and composer Alexandre Desplat.

Ford vs. Leone Double Feature!
Sun, Jan 26, 2020 • 5:00pm

Ford vs. Leone Double Feature! In ONCE UPON A TIME IN THE WEST, Charles Bronson is a soft-spoken, harmonica-playing gunslinger bent on revenge against brutal assassin Henry Fonda. In MY DARLING CLEMENTINE, Fonda plays Wyatt Earp in the run-up to the gunfight at the OK Corral.

Star Cynthia Erivo In Person!
Mon, Jan 27, 2020 • 6:30pm

Based on the thrilling and inspirational life of an iconic American freedom fighter, HARRIET tells the extraordinary tale of Harriet Tubman's (Cynthia Erivo) escape from slavery and transformation into one of America’s greatest heroes. Discussion following with actress Cynthia Erivo. This program is free with RSVP.

Matinee Screening!
Tue, Jan 28, 2020 • 1:00pm

Matinee Screening! Martin Scorsese’s CAPE FEAR stars Robert De Niro as a recently released rapist who targets the public defender (Nick Nolte) he blames for his conviction. Free to Cinematheque members.

Co-director Julia Reichert In Person!
Tue, Jan 28, 2020 • 7:30pm

In Oscar-nominated documentary AMERICAN FACTORY, hopes soar when a Chinese company reopens a shuttered factory in Ohio. But a culture clash threatens to shatter an American dream. Discussion following with co-director Julia Reichert. This program is free with RSVP.