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

Sun, Apr 28, 2019 - Sun, Aug 4, 2019

Our annual series with the Art Directors Guild Film Society highlights the work of renowned production designers and their creative collaborations. Running from April through August, the monthly series includes screenings of such visually distinctive films as MARY POPPINS, THE 10TH VICTIM, CLOSE ENCOUNTERS OF THE THIRD KIND and THE PURPLE ROSE OF CAIRO.

Thu, Apr 25, 2019 - Sun, Apr 28, 2019

The wild West meets feudal Japan in this weekend of "Cowboy and Samurai" double features including such classics as RASHOMON, THE SEARCHERS, SEVEN SAMURAI and UNFORGIVEN.

Thu, Apr 18, 2019 - Thu, Apr 25, 2019

Slapstick and visual humor have universal appeal that transcends generations; our tribute to classic movie clowns includes such legends as Charlie Chaplin (THE GREAT DICTATOR), Harold Lloyd (SAFETY LAST!), Laurel & Hardy (SONS OF THE DESERT) and the Marx Brothers (A NIGHT AT THE OPERA) to keep you in stitches.

Fri, Apr 12, 2019 - Sun, Apr 14, 2019

French filmmaker Claire Denis has created a distinct cinematic language over the past 30 years. On the eve of the release of her latest work, we present a weekend survey of her career, including such acclaimed films as CHOCOLAT, BEAU TRAVAIL, TROUBLE EVERY DAY and NÉNETTE AND BONI, with Denis appearing in person for two programs.

Mon, Apr 1, 2019 - Sun, Apr 7, 2019

Mike Leigh has made an indelible mark on cinema with his committed realism and mastery of improvisation. Join us for a weekend tribute to the British director including such favorites as LIFE IS SWEET, NAKED and SECRETS & LIES. With Leigh appearing in person with the new PETERLOO!

In Person Guests!

Thu, Mar 21, 2019 - Sun, Mar 24, 2019

Canada Now 2019 is a diverse, engaging, decidedly entertaining selection of the best in contemporary Canadian cinema. From family drama to mystery to character study to documentary, you’ll find impressive new work by veteran and rookie directors alike. Filmmakers in person each night!