Aero Theatre
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Series at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

Fri, Oct 18, 2019 - Sat, Oct 19, 2019

John Woo grew up in Hong Kong and sharpened his skills on martial arts movies and comedies before reaching worldwide fame as a master of urban gunfight action dramas. Our in-person salute to the writer-director includes such favorites as THE KILLER, BULLET IN THE HEAD and FACE/OFF.


Sat, Oct 12, 2019 - Sat, Oct 26, 2019

Hungary’s Béla Tarr belongs to that class of Eastern European auteurs whose films will endure long after the remnants of Soviet Bloc socialism have been swept away. Join us for screenings ofa new restoration of the filmmaker's acclaimed SÁTÁNTANGÓ and most recent feature THE TURIN HORSE.


Fri, Oct 4, 2019 - Sun, Oct 6, 2019

“Monty Python’s Flying Circus” was first broadcast on the BBC on October 5, 1969. In honor of the 50th anniversary of the legendary U.K. comedy troupe, we present some of their best big screen ventures, including MONTY PYTHON AND THE HOLY GRAIL, AND NOW FOR SOMETHING COMPLETELY DIFFERENT and MONTY PYTHON’S THE MEANING OF LIFE as well as such Python-adjacent films as A FISH CALLED WANDA and ERIK THE VIKING.


Fri, Sep 20, 2019 - Sun, Sep 22, 2019

In honor of the new big-screen version of DOWNTON ABBEY, we present a weekend of movies examining the relationship between the upper crust and their hired help, including such classics as THE REMAINS OF THE DAY, REBECCA and RUGGLES OF RED GAP.


Thu, Sep 12, 2019 - Sun, Sep 15, 2019

Anime is rooted in long-standing traditions of Japanese manga, and in addition to reflecting the bold visual style of those graphic novels, the films tackle a wide range of subject matter. Join us for a weekend saluting the best of the form, including NINJA SCROLL, REDLINE, MILLENNIUM ACTRESS and GRAVE OF THE FIREFLIES.


Thu, Sep 5, 2019 - Sun, Sep 8, 2019

Our French noir series returns for its fifth year, digging deeper into what author-programmer Don Malcolm calls the “lost continent” of French film noir. This year's festival includes favorites from such directors as Henri-Georges Clouzot (QUAI DES ORFÈVRES), Costa-Gavras (THE SLEEPING CAR MURDERS and Julien Duvivier (PANIQUE), and stars including Jean Gabin (MAIGRET AND THE ST. FIACRE CASE) and Alain Delon (PURPLE NOON).