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 James Coburn film in tribute to our series sponsor. Recently screened films and talent included: "Sicario" with Emily Blunt and Benicio Del Toro, "Pawn Sacrifice" with Tobey Maguire, and "The Walk" with Joseph Gordon-Levitt.
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A special private red carpet screening event honoring legendary filmmaker Walter Mirisch with the KCET Cinema Series Lumière Award was held at Santa Monica's historic Aero Theatre on July 14, hosted by film expert Pete Hammond (Deadline.com). The Academy Award® winning filmmaker was acknowledged for his lifetime work during the Cinema Series' annual James Coburn Movie Night followed by a screening of the classic Western THE MAGNIFICENT SEVEN that Mirisch produced in 1960.
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.
The series continues with the French comedy-drama, Samba, starring Omar Sy ("The Untouchables", "Jurassic World") and Charlotte Gainsbourg ("Nymphomanic: I & II", "Melancholia").
Roadside Attractions' "Mr. Holmes" played to a full house of movie enthusiasts at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica on Tuesday, July 7, 2015.
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.
"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").
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.
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.