Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
Fri, May 4, 2018
7:30pm

STARRING EUROPE: NEW FILMS FROM THE EU 2018
Latvian National Holiday!
Converts + KINCSEM
Presented by Austria, Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, Czech Republic, Estonia, Germany, Hungary, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Poland, Romania, the European Union, the American Cinematheque and Obicá USA. Sponsored by DWF, Bank of the West, Otto Nemenz, SAP and LOT Polish Airlines.

Program begins with the Los Angeles premiere of “Converts” (2016, Latvia, 35 min. Dir. Karlis Lesins) Winner of the Lielais Kristaps Award for Best Student Film, this short follows Maija, a journalist whose focus on Daesh and Latvian involvement in radical Islam swells to such a level that she pretends to join a local extremist group, putting her life in very real danger.

Join us in the lobby for a reception starting at 6:30 PM.
KINCSEM
2017, 120 min, Hungary, Dir: Gábor Herendi

The most expensive Hungarian film ever made, this historical epic interlaces action and romance against the backdrop of the Austro-Hungarian empire. The film’s titular hero is a real-life horse that still holds the record for most wins of any thoroughbred, and acts as a beacon of hope in an otherwise dark world. Featuring lavish sets and costume design, beautiful landscape photography and exhilarating race sequences, KINCSEM is an impressive spectacle that has become Hungary’s biggest blockbuster of the last 10 years.


KINCSEM in Hungarian and English with English subtitles. | Screening format: DCP
Aero Theatre • Fri, May 4, 2018 • 7:30pm

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Opening Night!
Thu, May 3, 2018 - 7:30pm
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Closing Night! Free Event!
Wed, May 9, 2018 - 8:00pm
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Films in this Series at the Aero

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Sat, May 5, 2018 - 6:00pm
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Sat, May 5, 2018 - 8:00pm
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Sun, May 6, 2018 - 5:00pm
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Sun, May 6, 2018 - 7:30pm
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In Person Guests!
Mon, May 7, 2018 - 7:30pm
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