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

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.

Preview March 17, 2015: 'The Forger' at the Arclight Cinemas

The spring KCET Cinema Series continues with the suspenseful thriller, The Forger, starring John Travolta, Christopher Plummer, and Tye Sheridan.

Audio Q&A March 3, 2015: 'Danny Collins' at the Arclight Cinemas


We were pleased to screen Bleecker Street Films' "Danny Collins", starring Al Pacino as an aging rocker along with Annette Bening, Christopher Plummer, Jennifer Garner, and Bobby Cannavale.