Four Seasons of Film!
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Nine weeks of great films, thought provoking stories on the big screen, and engaging dialogue with top movie talent. Don’t miss the most anticipated new films of the season prior to their theatrical release, along with a special screening of a classic Johnny Mercer scored film in tribute to our series sponsor. Recently screened films and talent included: "The Water Diviner" with Russell Crowe, "Danny Collins" with Al Pacino, and "Me And Earl And The Dying Girl" with the cast and director Alfonso Gomez-Rejon.

Upcoming Film: Tuesday, September 8 - 'Sicario' at 7pm


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2015 Fall Series
Fall Series:

August 18 through October 13*
Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave
Santa Monica, CA 90403
*The September 21 screening is a Monday night due to the Yom Kippur holiday on Tuesday.

All films start at 7pm
August 18:
A Walk in the Woods
Stars: Robert Redford, Emma Thompson, and Nick Nolte
Q&A Guest: Director Ken Kwapis, Producer/Screenwriter Bill Holderman and Producer Chip Diggins

August 25:
Pawn Sacrifice
Stars: Tobey Maguire, Peter Sarsgaard, and Liev Schreiber
Q&A Guest: Actor/Producer Tobey Maguire

September 1:
99 Homes
Q&A Guest: Director/Co-Screenwriter Ramin Bahrani

September 8:
Stars: Emily Blunt and Benicio del Toro
Q&A Guest: TBA

September 15:

September 21:

September 29:

October 6:

October 13:

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Cost Level:
$200 per person

- 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.

Sponsored By
Sponsored By: The E. Hoffert Dailey Trust
Opening Night Reception Sponsored by
Sponsored By: Whole Foods

Preview for June 16, 2015: 'Batkid Begins' at the Aero

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.

Audio Q&A for June 9, 2015: 'Sex, Death, and Bowling ' at the Aero


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").

Q&A for June 2, 2015: Me and Earl and the Dying Girl at the Aero


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").

Audio Q&A for March 31, 2015: 'Woman in Gold' at the Arclight Cinemas


Warner Bros' "Woman in Gold" played to a full house of eager Helen Mirren fans.

Preview for April 7, 2015: 'Adult Beginners' at the Arclight Cinemas

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.

Audio Q&A for March 24, 2015: 'Desert Dancer' at the Arclight Cinemas


We had the privilege to feature an advanced screening of Relativity Media's Desert Dancer, opening in US theaters on April 10, 2015.

Preview for March 31, 2015: 'Woman in Gold' at the Arclight Cinemas

The upcoming film at the spring KCET Cinema Series is Woman in Gold, a remarkable true story starring Helen Mirren, Ryan Reynolds, Daniel Bruhl, and Katie Holmes.

Audio Q&A for March 17, 2015: 'The Forger' at the Arclight Cinemas


It was an exciting evening during the screening of "The Forger", a suspenseful thriller starring John Travolta, Christopher Plummer, and Tye Sheridan.

Preview March 24, 2015: 'Desert Dancer' at the Arclight Cinemas

Next up at the spring KCET Cinema Series at the ArcLight Sherman Oaks is "Desert Dancer," starring Freida Pinto, Reece Ritchie, Tom Cullen, Nazanin Boniadi and Makram J. Khoury.

Audio Q&A for March 10, 2015: '5 to 7' at the Arclight Cinemas


We had the pleasure of screening "5 to 7", a romantic comedy about a 20-something aspiring writer who has an affair with a beautiful French woman in bustling New York City.