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, October 6: 'Trumbo' at 7pm


Current Film Schedule

The Winter KCET Cinema Series will be held October 20, 27, November 3, 10, 17, 24, December 1, 8, & 15 at the ArcLight Cinemas in Sherman Oaks. Nine weeks of new films, plus a classic James Coburn film. The series is generously sponsored by the E. Hofert Dailey Trust and the James and Paula Coburn Foundation.

Click HERE to view the ArcLight Cinemas seating chart. The seating chart does not indicate availability of seats.

This series is SOLD OUT.

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: Emily Blunt and Benicio del Toro

September 15:
The Intern
Stars: Robert De Niro and Anne Hathaway
Q&A Guest: Writer/Director Nancy Meyers

September 21:
Johnny Mercer Film Night: The Facts of Life
Stars: Bob Hope and Lucille Ball
Q&A Guest: Lyricist Alan Bergman

September 29:
The Walk
Stars: Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Ben Kingsley, Charlotte Le Bon, James Badge Dale, Ben Schwartz, and Steve Valentine
Q&A Guest: Joseph Gordon-Levitt

October 6:
Stars: Bryan Cranston, Elle Fanning, and Diane Lane
Q&A Guest: Writer John McNamara

October 13:
Stars: Brie Larson, Joan Allen, and William H. Macy
Q&A Guest: Actors Brie Larson and Jacob Tremblay; Director Lenny Abrahamson; Writer Emma Donoghue

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
Closing Night Reception Sponsored by
Sponsored By: Blue Plate

Audio Q&A for July 14, 2015: 'Magnificent Seven' at the Aero


On Tuesday, July 14, the Aero Theatre hosted a special screening of the timeless 1960 Western film, "The Magnificent Seven", which features a stellar cast including: Yul Brynner, Steve McQueen, and James Coburn, and is produced by legendary Academy Award winning producer Walter Mirisch.

Preview for July 21, 2015: 'Samba' at the Aero

The series continues with the French comedy-drama, Samba, starring Omar Sy ("The Untouchables", "Jurassic World") and Charlotte Gainsbourg ("Nymphomanic: I & II", "Melancholia").

Audio Q&A for July 7, 2015: 'Mr. Holmes' at the Aero


Roadside Attractions' "Mr. Holmes" played to a full house of movie enthusiasts at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica on Tuesday, July 7, 2015.

Preview for July 14, 2015: 'The Magnificent Seven' at the Aero

In honor of our gracious sponsor, The James and Paula Coburn Foundation, the KCET Cinema Series proudly presents the classic 1960 Western, "The Magnificent Seven" for our annual James Coburn film night.

Audio Q&A for July 2, 2015: 'The End of the Tour' at the Aero


"The End of the Tour" is a biographical drama of the five-day interview between "Rolling Stone" reporter and novelist David Lipsky (Jesse Eisenberg, "The Social Network") and acclaimed novelist David Foster Wallace (Jason Segel, "Forgetting Sarah Marshall").

Preview for July 7, 2015: 'Mr. Holmes' at the Aero

The KCET Cinema Series is pleased to include Mr. Holmes, a crime drama from Roadside Attractions, in its summer lineup of films at the Aero Theatre.

Q&A for June 23, 2015: 'A Little Chaos' at the Aero


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.

Preview for June 30, 2015: 'The End of the Tour' at the Aero

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.

Audio Q&A for June 16, 2015: 'Batkid Begins' at the Aero


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.

Preview for June 23, 2015: 'A Little Chaos' at the Aero

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.