Aero Theatre
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Series at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

Thu, Jun 23, 2011 - Thu, Jun 30, 2011

One of the most important and influential composers to set music to celluloid, Bernard Herrmann (1911 - 1975) indelibly heightened many of film's greatest images with his profoundly affecting scores. Herrmann is most frequently and notably associated with suspense maestro Alfred Hitchcock, yet Herrmann's work also includes scores for two of Orson Welles' most brilliant works, CITIZEN KANE and THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS, Nicholas Ray's snow-blanketed gem ON DANGEROUS GROUND, and Brian De Palma's OBSESSION, to name just a few.


Sat, Jun 11, 2011 - Thu, Jul 28, 2011

From Super Technirama 70 to Ultra Panavision to Dimension 150 and more, the 70mm large-screen format has always promised - and delivered - a Barnum-esque world of spectacular sights and 6-track sounds. If the movies are always larger than life, then 70mm movies are much, much larger! Join us at the Cinematheque for a program of hugely exciting 70mm screenings, including BARAKA, TRON, GLORY, and THE UNTOUCHABLES.


Thu, Jun 9, 2011 - Fri, Jun 10, 2011

Actor Peter Fonda first attracted moviegoers' attention in a pair of classic Roger Corman counterculture films, THE WILD ANGELS and THE TRIP. The promise of those early roles was fully realized in the landmark EASY RIDER. In subsequent decades, Fonda has proven himself an adept, innovative director, and his stature as a performer has only grown. We are thrilled to welcome Peter Fonda to the Aero Theatre!


Wed, Jun 8, 2011 - Fri, Sep 30, 2011

To celebrate the 30th anniversary of the Santa Monica Farmers Market, Slow Food Los Angeles and SMFM will present featured documentaries that address topical issues in our country’s food system. Everything from the farm-to-table movement to the daily challenges faced by our country’s next generation of farmers will be covered, with enlightening round-table panel discussions following the screenings.


Thu, Jun 2, 2011 - Thu, Jun 23, 2011

Italian director Federico Fellini (1920 - 1993) remains in a category all his own, godfather to a carnival gallery of prostitutes, strongmen, film directors, vaudevillians and clowns, who share a sympathetic bond with each other against the often cruel and unfeeling "civilized" world. His greatest works, including 8 1/2, LA DOLCE VITA, NIGHTS OF CABIRIA, LA STRADA and AMARCORD, seem to spring from an almost unbridled imagination, but one that is connected to a profound understanding of the human experience.


Sun, May 22, 2011 - Sun, Oct 23, 2011

The Art Directors Guild (ADG) Film Society co-hosts a fifth annual series of monthly screenings, highlighting the work of renowned production designers and their creative colleagues.