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

HEPTEMBER MATINEES
Tue, Sep 3, 2019 • 1:00pm

Heptember Matinee! In near-unimprovable screwball gem THE PHILADELPHIA STORY, Katherine Hepburn plays a Philadelphia socialite who is just about to get married when her ex-husband (Cary Grant) and a reporter (James Stewart) enter the picture. 35mm print! Free to American Cinematheque members.


THE FRENCH HAD A NAME FOR IT 5
French Noir Double Feature!
Thu, Sep 5, 2019 • 7:30pm

French Noir Double Feature! In Henri-Georges Clouzot’s QUAI DES ORFÈVRES, Bertrand Blier, the jealous husband of ambitious cabaret chanteuse Suzy Delair, is blamed for murder when a lecherous movie producer turns up dead. In Costa-Gavras’ feature debut THE SLEEPING CAR MURDER, six people share a sleeping compartment on a Paris-bound train; after one of them is found strangled, inspector Yves Montand leads the investigation.


THE FRENCH HAD A NAME FOR IT 5
French Noir Double Feature!
Fri, Sep 6, 2019 • 7:30pm

French Noir Double Feature! In MAIGRET AND THE ST. FIACRE CASE, screen icon Jean Gabin returns as the titular French inspector, who is summoned to the Château de Saint-Fiacre when a countess receives a threatening letter. In PORT DU DESIR, Gabin plays a sea-captain turned salvage expert who finds himself involved in an ever-darkening missing persons case.


MIDNIGHT MOVIES AT THE AERO 2019
Fri, Sep 6, 2019 • 11:59pm

Cinematic Void Screening! John Waters’s notorious PINK FLAMINGOS centers around “the filthiest person alive,” a 300-pound transvestite played by Divine, who finds her title being challenged by the Marbles, who kidnap women, have their servant rape them with a syringe and then sell the babies to lesbian couples. 35mm print!


THE FRENCH HAD A NAME FOR IT 5
Sat, Sep 7, 2019 • 4:00pm

French Noir on 35mm! PURPLE NOON made Alain Delon an instant star as Tom Ripley, a duplicitous American charmer in Rome on a mission to bring his privileged, devil-may-care acquaintance Maurice Ronet back to the United States.


THE FRENCH HAD A NAME FOR IT 5
French Noir Double Feature!
Sat, Sep 7, 2019 • 7:30pm

French Noir Double Feature! In MELODIE EN SOUS-SOL, hotheaded punk Alain Delon hooks up with smooth, career-criminal Jean Gabin to knock over a gambling casino in Cannes with a cool billion francs in the vault. In THE SICILIAN CLAN, Gabin is an expatriate Sicilian mobster who shelters homicidal, lone-wolf jewel thief Delon after his daring escape from a prison van before teaming with him on a multimillion-dollar jewel heist.