Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
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Series at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

American Cinematheque Exclusive!

Fri, May 29, 2020 - Fri, Jun 12, 2020

Virtual Screening! Given carte blanche by Universal after the success of EASY RIDER, writer-director-star Dennis Hopper made THE LAST MOVIE, a self-reflexive tale of a film shoot in South America that stands as one of the most legendary features of the New Hollywood era.


American Cinematheque Exclusive!

Fri, May 29, 2020 - Fri, Jun 12, 2020

Virtual Screening of New Restoration! Acclaimed writer-director Nanni Moretti also stars in CARO DIARIO, a semi-autobiographical comedy which follows the filmmaker’s musings on cinema atop a Vespa, a trip to the Aeolian Islands to work on his new screenplay, and his search for health and wellness after breaking out in a nagging skin rash.


Premiere of New Restoration!

Fri, May 29, 2020 - Fri, Jun 12, 2020

Virtual Screening of New 4K Restoration! In THE GREY FOX, Richard Farnsworth delivers a breakthrough performance as Bill Miner, the real-life "gentleman bandit" who, released from prison after 33 years, heads to Canada to rob trains. Online introduction by Kino Lorber archivist Bret Wood and THE GREY FOX producer Peter 0'Brian at 7:00 PM PST on Friday, May 29th.


Fri, May 8, 2020 - Sat, Jun 27, 2020

While our theatres are closed, we're adding virtual screenings to stay connected. In addition to sharing some wonderful movies, virtual screenings help support the Cinematheque, as we receive a portion of the revenue from tickets sold. Join us for the American Cinematheque's first online Q&As, with filmmaker and stars of the new romantic comedy THE HALF OF IT and cast & crew of the newly restored Western THOUSAND PIECES OF GOLD.


Fri, Mar 20, 2020 - Sat, Jul 18, 2020

This monthly series spotlights the most innovative film and television composers in the industry today, with talent representing a wide variety of styles, backgrounds and mediums. The first edition of our program brings Daniel Hart and Bobby Krlic to the Egyptian Theatre to discuss Hart’s contributions to A GHOST STORY and Krlic’s haunting score to MIDSOMMAR.


Fri, Mar 6, 2020 - Sun, Mar 15, 2020

Celebrating its 22nd year, NOIR CITY: HOLLYWOOD returns once again for a 10-night feast of danger, desire and despair. Join hosts Eddie Muller and Alan K. Rode of the Film Noir Foundation for double features pairing such U.S.-made favorites as GILDA, THE NAKED CITY and GUN CRAZY with equally shadow-soaked crime dramas from around the globe.