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.
Current Film Schedule
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.