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

Director Jérémy Clapin In Person!
Wed, Jan 29, 2020 • 7:30pm

Romance, mystery and adventure intertwine as a young man falls in love and a severed hand scours Paris for its owner in mesmerizing animated feature I LOST MY BODY. Discussion following with director Jérémy Clapin. This program is free with RSVP.

Matinee Screening!
Thu, Jan 30, 2020 • 1:00pm

Matinee Screening! Martin Scorsese’s MEAN STREETS stars Harvey Keitel as a guilt-obsessed Catholic and Robert De Niro as his cousin, a small-time hood and terminal screw-up. Free to Cinematheque members.

Ford vs. Capra Double Feature!
Fri, Jan 31, 2020 • 7:30pm

Ford vs. Capra Double Feature! In MR. SMITH GOES TO WASHINGTON, James Stewart is an idealist elected to Congress and then used and eventually framed by his corrupt mentor Claude Rains. YOUNG MR. LINCOLN stars Henry Fonda as the future U.S. president.

Ford vs. Spielberg Double Feature!
Sat, Feb 1, 2020 • 7:30pm

Ford vs. Spielberg Double Feature! In THE SEARCHERS, John Wayne is a deeply troubled Civil War veteran who heads off in search of kidnapped niece Natalie Wood. In SAVING PRIVATE RYAN, Army captain Tom Hanks leads his men on a dangerous WWII mission to retrieve a soldier whose brothers have all died in combat.

Super Dust Bowl Double Feature!
Sun, Feb 2, 2020 • 7:30pm

Ford vs. Wellman Double Feature! In the big-screen adaptation of John Steinbeck’s classic THE GRAPES OF WRATH, Henry Fonda leads a family of dust-bowl refugees to California. In THE OX-BOW INCIDENT, Fonda is a drifter who tries to prevent an angry mob from lynching suspected killers.

Happy Valentine's Day!
Fri, Feb 14, 2020 • 7:30pm

Valentine’s Day Favorite on 35mm! CASABLANCA stars tough guy Humphrey Bogart as Rick, an expatriate club owner in Morocco, nursing a broken heart after his sweetheart (Ingrid Bergman) disappeared from his side in Paris when the Nazis invaded. When she re-enters his life with her fugitive, resistance-leader husband (Paul Henreid), sparks fly.