KCET's quarterly film series returns to the historic Aero Theatre in Santa Monica for the summer series, hosted by nationally recognized film expert Pete Hammond. Enjoy eight of the most anticipated independent and Hollywood films prior to their release in the theater, along with a screening of a classic James Coburn film in tribute to our sponsor. Each screening is followed by a lively Q&A with the film's talent or filmmakers.
Upcoming Film: Tuesday, July 7 - 'Mr. Holmes' at 7pm
REGISTER NOW FOR THE SUMMER KCET CINEMA SERIES.
TO CHARGE BY CREDIT CARD CALL 747.201.5800 OR REGISTER ON-LINE.
SEE YOU AT THE MOVIES!
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June 2 through July 28
1328 Montana Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90403
All films start at 7pm
Me and Earl & the Dying Girl
Stars: Thomas Mann and Olivia Cooke
Q&A Guest: Screenwriter, Jesse Andrews and cast members, Thomas Mann, Olivia Cooke, and RJ Cyler
Sex Death and Bowling
Q&A Guest: Writer/Director Ally Walker
Q&A Guest: Director Dana Nachman, Mike Jutan and Patricia Wilson
A Little Chaos
Stars: Alan Rickman and Matthias Schoenaerts
Q&A Guest: Actor/Director Alan Rickman
The End of the Tour
Stars: Jesse Eisenberg and Jason Segel
Q&A Guest: Director James Ponsoldt
Star: Ian McKellen
Q&A Guest: Author Mitch Cullin
The Magnificent Seven
Stars: Yul Brynner, Eli Wallach, Steve McQueen, and James Coburn
Star: Omar Sy and Charlotte Gainsbourg
Q&A Guest: Omar Sy
Star: Lily Tomlin Julia Garner, and Marcia Gay Harden
Q&A Guest: Director Paul Weitz
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$180 per person for current KCET Members only
$200 per person non-members
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- All films and guests are subject to change.
- Q&A's are immediately following the screenings.
- Security checks might occur at any of the screening without prior notice to members.
- You may be required to leave all cell phones with camera capabilities or cameras in your car.
- For KCET Cinema Series information call 747.201.5800.
A definite evening to remember with actor/director Alan Rickman, who was on hand for the screening of his current film "A Little Chaos", which marks his second collaboration with the film's star Kate Winslet, since their 1995 film Sense and Sensibility.
The summer KCET Cinema Series continues with the biographical film 'The End of the Tour' from award-winning director James Ponsoldt who will join series' host Pete Hammond for the in-depth post-screening Q&A.
We were pleased to screen the heartwarming documentary, "Batkid Begins", a film that explores and reveals the power of social media and the impact of an event that goes unintentionally viral.
Included in the summer lineup of films featured at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica is Focus Features' highly anticipated film, "A Little Chaos" starring: Kate Winslet, Alan Rickman, Matthias Schoenaerts, and Stanley Tucci.
The summer series in the Westside continues with the documentary, Batkid Begins, directed and produced by Dana Nachman. Nachman, along with Mike Jutan, who portrays The Penguin, and Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area Executive Director, Patricia Wilson, join Cinema Series host Pete Hammond for a dynamic post-screening Q&A.
Continuing the second week of the summer series was the comedy-drama, Sex Death, and Bowling, starring Adrian Grenier ("Entourage"), Selma Blair (Cruel Intentions), and Drea de Matteo ("The Sopranos").
The 2015 summer series at the historic Aero Theatre in Santa Monica opened on Tuesday, June 2 with Fox Searchlight's Me and Earl and the Dying Girl, written by Jesse Andrews and directed by Alfonso Gomez-Rejon ("American Horror Story").
Warner Bros' "Woman in Gold" played to a full house of eager Helen Mirren fans.
The Spring KCET Cinema Series continues with the Indie film, "Adult Beginners", starring Rose Byrne, Nick Kroll, Bobby Cannavale, Paula Garces, Jane Krakowski, Joel McHale, Jason Mantzoukas, and Mike Birbiglia.
We had the privilege to feature an advanced screening of Relativity Media's Desert Dancer, opening in US theaters on April 10, 2015.