Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Wed, Jun 20, 2012
7:30pm

GRIT AND WHIMSY III: THE BEST OF RECENT BELGIAN CINEMA
With Belgian Beer Reception and Waffles from Crispy Truck!
ALTIPLANO
Co-presented by the Consulate General of Belgium in Los Angeles, in cooperation with Flanders Image and Wallonie Bruxelles Images, and with the support of E.L.M.A. (European Languages and Movies in America).

A Belgian beer reception in the lobby will following this screening of ALTIPLANO. During the reception, Crispy Truck will also be selling sweet and savory Liege waffles with traditional toppings such as Nutella, whipped cream, strawberries and "Speculoos" (a favorite of Belgians made with Biscoff cookies!), and savory toppings such as ham & swiss and bacon, brie and basil, outside the theatre for ticket-holders only.

ALTIPLANO
2009, First Run Features, 109 min, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Dir: Peter Brosens, Jessica Hope Woodworth

Set in the Andes of Peru, optometrist Max (Dardenne brothers regular Olivier Gourmet) and his adrift photojournalist wife Grace (Jasmin Tabatabai) are installing a rural clinic offering free eye surgery to the indigenous population. When a soon-to-be-married villager dies from an illness related to the nearby mining activity, Max and Grace find themselves caught up in battle that has the locals vehemently uprising against the mining company. Official selection of the Cannes International Critics' Week. In Spanish, French, Quecha and Persian with English subtitles.


Screening format: 35mm
Aero Theatre • Wed, Jun 20, 2012 • 7:30pm

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