Aero Theatre
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Series at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

Fri, Sep 6, 2013 - Sun, Sep 8, 2013

A poet, cultural commentator and iconoclastic filmmaker, Pier Paolo Pasolini (1922-1975) railed against repression in Italian society with a passionate voice forged in the Fascist era and the upheaval of WWII. The Pasolini retrospective is currently touring the country and is part of the celebration of the Year of Italian Culture in the U.S. All prints are 35mm in Italian with English subtitles realized by Luce Cinecittà.


Sat, Aug 3, 2013 - Sun, Sep 1, 2013

Experience 70mm as it was meant to be seen: on a big, beautiful screen, with booming, multichannel sound! Join us for some Cinematheque favorites including LAWRENCE OF ARABIA, BARAKA, WEST SIDE STORY, and VERTIGO, plus the less-frequently screened LIFEFORCE, BLACK RAIN, and 1492: CONQUEST OF PARADISE.


Thu, Jul 25, 2013 - Sun, Jul 28, 2013

The Awareness Film Festival showcases films dealing with some of the world’s most pressing issues, including green and eco-friendly living, healthcare and alternative healing, political and veteran affairs, and nature and animal awareness. For the fourth installment of the festival, the American Cinematheque is pleased to present a pair of inspiring documentaries as the opening- and closing-night programs. FEMME features interviews with 100 influential women from around the world, and G-DOG shows how Homeboy Industries and its founder, Father Greg Boyle, are helping gang members turn their lives around.


Fri, Jul 19, 2013 - Mon, Jul 29, 2013

Working within the strictures of the Soviet film industry taught Andrei Tarkovsky how to comment on modern social and cultural conditions without directly addressing them, and the portrait of medieval icon painter ANDREI RUBLEV, the sci-fi psychodrama SOLARIS and autobiographical THE MIRROR are rich with symbols and imagery whose meaning reveals itself over time. Our tribute to the filmmaker also includes THE SACRIFICE and a brand-new print of NOSTALGHIA.


Mon, Jul 1, 2013 - Thu, Jul 25, 2013

Join us for a salute to one of Hollywood’s most reliably malevolent character actors, which includesSON OF FRANKENSTEIN, MAN MADE MONSTER, FRANKENSTEIN MEETS THE WOLF MAN and SECRET OF THE BLUE ROOM.


Fri, Jun 21, 2013 - Sun, Jun 23, 2013

This year's Kino Croatia series lineup includes first-time director Vlatka Vorkapić’s charming romantic sparring match SONJA AND THE BULL, Branko Schmidt’s chilling 2012 Oscar entry VEGETARIAN CANNIBAL, Tomislav Radić’s acclaimed domestic drama KOTLOVINA, Dražen Žarković’s hit family adventure THE MYSTERIOUS BOY and Igor Mirković’s seniors-on-the-road comedy NIGHT BOATS.