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

THE PASSION OF PIER PAOLO PASOLINI
Mon, May 20, 2019 • 7:30pm

Rare 35mm print from Italy! Director Pier Paolo Pasolini shot THE GOSPEL ACCORDING TO ST. MATTHEW in a documentary style, using nonprofessional actors and dialogue drawn directly from Matthew’s text, the film effectively allies Jesus with the meek and poor in spirit, and his rejection of materialism was a theme Pasolini often championed.


MEMORIAL DAY 70MM!
Thu, May 23, 2019 • 7:30pm

Original Release 70mm Blow-Up Print! HOOK stars Robin Williams as the grown-up Peter Pan, forced to face his Neverland past when his children are abducted by Captain Hook (Dustin Hoffman).


MEMORIAL DAY 70MM!
Double Feature!
Fri, May 24, 2019 • 7:30pm

John Carpenter Double Feature! Original Release 70mm Blow-Up Prints! THE THING pits helicopter pilot Kurt Russell and a crew of Arctic scientists against a shape-shifting alien being. In STARMAN, Oscar-nominated Jeff Bridges plays an alien struggling to understand humanity while traveling cross-country with widow Karen Allen.


MEMORIAL DAY 70MM!
Sat, May 25, 2019 • 7:30pm

70mm! Stanley Kubrick’s 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY is a mind-blowing meditation on the inherent dangers of technology, the limitless vistas of space and the future of the human race.


MEMORIAL DAY 70MM!
Sun, May 26, 2019 • 7:30pm

70mm! David Lean's sweeping epic of Arab infighting and British colonialism LAWRENCE OF ARABIA won seven Academy Awards and is based on the daring campaigns of real-life British military figure T.E. Lawrence (Peter O’Toole) during WWI. Introduction by film historian Jeremy Arnold.


SUSTAINABLE WORKS 2019
In Person Guests!
Wed, May 29, 2019 • 7:00pm

Sustainable Works Event! New documentary PARIS TO PITTSBURGH explores the very real social and economic impacts of climate change-fueled disasters, from America’s heartland to the nation’s coastlines. Panel discussion following.