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

JOHN SAYLES: INDEPENDENT
Double Feature! Director John Sayles In Person!
Sun, Feb 16, 2020 • 4:00pm

John Sayles Double Feature! Murder mystery LONE STAR features Chris Cooper as an easygoing Texas sheriff who discovers unpleasant truths about his town and his own past. Set in Juneau, Alaska, LIMBO follows former fisherman-turned-handyman David Strathairn and tired lounge singer Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as they strike up a casual relationship. Discussion between films with director John Sayles, who will sign his book Yellow Earth in the lobby at 3:00 PM.


JOHN SAYLES: INDEPENDENT
Double Feature! Director John Sayles In Person!
Mon, Feb 17, 2020 • 7:30pm

John Sayles Double Feature! Based on a true incident in West Virginia in the 1920s, MATEWAN is a portrait of a community struggling to assert itself under the crushing dominance of capitalist greed. In CITY OF HOPE, Vincent Spano plays the son of a contractor involved in a divisive New Jersey property dispute, while Joe Morton plays an idealistic city councilman struggling to build a constituency. Discussion between films with director John Sayles, who will sign his book Yellow Earth in the lobby at 6:30 PM.