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Series at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

Thu, Jul 5, 2018 - Sun, Jul 8, 2018

As we celebrate the founding of our country this July Fourth weekend, join us for some of the movies’ most evocative looks at America in earlier times, including the 1930s-set sports drama THE NATURAL, 1950s-set teen drama REBEL WITHOUT A CAUSE, coming-of-age tales AMERICAN GRAFFITI and STAND BY ME, and the time-traveling BACK TO THE FUTURE trilogy.

Sat, Jun 23, 2018 - Sun, Jul 1, 2018

We remember acclaimed director Milos Forman with two weekends of favorites ranging from early Czech breakthrough LOVES OF A BLONDE to Oscar winners including ONE FLEW OVER THE CUCKOO’S NEST and such idiosyncratic biopics as THE PEOPLE VS. LARRY FLYNT.

New 70mm Print!

Wed, Jun 13, 2018 - Tue, Jun 19, 2018

Celebrating the 50th anniversary of Stanley Kubrick’s seminal science fiction epic 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY, Warner Bros. has struck an “unrestored” 70mm print from new printing elements made from the original camera negative. Made under the supervision of filmmaker Christopher Nolan, this unrestored film recreates the cinematic event that audiences experienced in 1968.

Thu, Jun 7, 2018 - Sun, Jun 10, 2018

The National Geographic Society has been exploring and protecting the planet since 1888. Join us for a weekend of National Geographic Channel programming including ONE STRANGE ROCK, LIFE BELOW ZERO and JANE, joined by similarly themed features THE RIGHT STUFF, GORILLAS IN THE MIST and INHERIT THE WIND.

Thu, May 31, 2018 - Sun, Jun 3, 2018

Join us for a weekend tribute to Czech animation master Jiří Trnka, pioneer of a remarkable new genre of animation that utilized puppets. Highlights from this touring program include such dazzling shorts as “The Hand” and fantastical features like THE EMPEROR’S NIGHTINGALE and A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM.

Thu, May 24, 2018 - Sun, May 27, 2018

We remember editor Anne V. Coates (1925–2018) with a weekend engagement of LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, a sweeping epic of Arab infighting and British colonialism for which she won a Best Film Editing Oscar.