Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
Santa Monica, CA 90403 Map
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Events at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

Matinee Screening!
Thu, Feb 13, 2020 • 1:00pm

Antiwar Matinee Screening! In Richard Attenborough’s star-studded directorial debut OH! WHAT A LOVELY WAR, a working class family is confronted with the unfathomable realities of World War I after three brothers witness trench warfare first hand.

Double Feature!
Thu, Feb 13, 2020 • 7:30pm

Christopher Guest-Eugene Levy Double Feature! A MIGHTY WIND is a docu-comedy about three folk groups from the 1960s who reunite for a memorial concert following the death of a legendary folk manager. Satirical FOR YOUR CONSIDERATION focuses on the making of an independent movie and its cast who become victims of the dreaded awards buzz.

Happy Valentine's Day!
Fri, Feb 14, 2020 • 7:30pm

Valentine’s Day Favorite on 35mm! CASABLANCA stars tough guy Humphrey Bogart as Rick, an expatriate club owner in Morocco, nursing a broken heart after his sweetheart (Ingrid Bergman) disappeared from his side in Paris when the Nazis invaded. When she re-enters his life with her fugitive, resistance-leader husband (Paul Henreid), sparks fly.

Double Feature!
Sat, Feb 15, 2020 • 7:30pm

Sold Out! Christopher Guest-Eugene Levy Double Feature! BEST IN SHOW is a side-splitting spoof on big-time dog shows. In WAITING FOR GUFFMAN, a Missouri town prepares for its 150th anniversary celebration by putting on a musical celebrating the town's history. Discussion between films with actor Eugene Levy.

Double Feature! John Sayles & Frances McDormand In Person!
Sun, Feb 16, 2020 • 4:00pm

John Sayles Double Feature! Murder mystery LONE STAR features Chris Cooper as an easygoing Texas sheriff who discovers unpleasant truths about his town and his own past. Set in Juneau, Alaska, LIMBO follows former fisherman-turned-handyman David Strathairn and tired lounge singer Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio as they strike up a casual relationship. Discussion following LONE STAR with director John Sayles and actress Frances McDormand. Join us at 3:00 PM in the lobby, where Sayles will sign his new book, Yellow Earth.

Double Feature! Director John Sayles In Person!
Mon, Feb 17, 2020 • 7:30pm

John Sayles Double Feature! Based on a true incident in West Virginia in the 1920s, MATEWAN is a portrait of a community struggling to assert itself under the crushing dominance of capitalist greed. In CITY OF HOPE, Vincent Spano plays the son of a contractor involved in a divisive New Jersey property dispute, while Joe Morton plays an idealistic city councilman struggling to build a constituency. Discussion between films with actor Vincent Spano and director John Sayles, who will sign his book Yellow Earth in the lobby at 6:30 PM.