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

UPSTAIRS, DOWNSTAIRS
Double Feature!
Sun, Sep 22, 2019 • 7:30pm

Upstairs, Downstairs Double Feature! RUGGLES OF RED GAP stars Charles Laughton as a veddy proper English valet who’s won in a poker game by a man from the Wild West. In BY CANDLELIGHT, butler Paul Lukas is mistaken for his boss, the prince.


HEPTEMBER MATINEES
Tue, Sep 24, 2019 • 1:00pm

Heptember Matinee! This heartfelt adaptation of Booth Tarkington’s novel stars Katharine Hepburn as ALICE ADAMS, an ambitious young woman seeking to escape her small-town background. 35mm print! Free to Cinematheque members.


HUMAN RIGHTS WATCH
In Person Guests!
Thu, Sep 26, 2019 • 7:00pm

Human Rights Watch Screening! In documentary THE FEELING OF BEING WATCHED, director Assia Boundaoui returns to her old neighborhood outside of Chicago, Illinois, to discover why her Arab-American hometown was the subject of one of the largest counterterrorism investigations ever conducted in the U.S. pre-9/11. Panel discussion follows the film.


CANADA NOW 2019: NEW FILMS FROM CANADA
In Person Guests!
Fri, Sep 27, 2019 • 7:30pm

Canada Now Screening! Documentary ANTHROPOCENE: THE HUMAN EPOCH follows the research of an international body of scientists who, after nearly 10 years of research, argue that the Holocene Epoch gave way to the Anthropocene Epoch in the mid-twentieth century as a result of profound and lasting human changes to the Earth. Discussion following with filmmakers Jennifer Baichwal, Nicholas de Pencier and Edward Burtynsky, moderated by Edward Norton.


Joan Tewkesbury, Talia Shire & Keith Carradine In Person!
Sat, Sep 28, 2019 • 7:30pm

New 35mm Print! OLD BOYFRIENDS stars Talia Shire as a psychiatrist in the midst of an identity crisis and a doomed marriage, who goes on a road trip to reconnect with boyfriends from her past (Keith Carradine, Richard Jordan and John Belushi) in an effort to better understand herself. Discussion following with director Joan Tewkesbury and stars Talia Shire and Keith Carradine


THE STYLE OF SIN: PRE-CODE FILM WITH KIMBERLY TRUHLER
Marlene Dietrich Double Feature!
Sun, Sep 29, 2019 • 1:00pm

Pre-Code Marlene Dietrich Double Feature! In MOROCCO, the actress stars as a cabaret singer who entrances Foreign Legion soldier Gary Cooper. In SHANGHAI EXPRESS, she plays a fallen woman who just happens to run into former boyfriend, British army captain Clive Brook, on a train hurtling through wartime China. Program begins with an illustrated presentation by historian Kimberly Truhler. Films begin at 2:00 PM.