Pick for 1.16.14 – “Upstream Color” & “Primer”

Upstream Color
Primer

I have to apologize. I was born with a disfigurement where my head is made of the same material as the sun.

-Thief

The American Cinematheque Presents UPSTREAM COLOR & PRIMER
Ratings: Not Rated & PG-13 | Runtimes: 96 & 77 mins | Years: 2013 & 2004 | Trailers: Upstream / Primer

Thursday, January 16th, 2014 | 7:30 PM
Discussion between films with Writer-Director-Actor Shane Carruth and actress Amy Siemetz, moderated by Larry Karaszewski.

Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Parking Tips: Street

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Pick for 1.12.14 – “Intolerance”

Intolerance

The fragrant mystery of your body is greater than the mystery of life.

-Prince Belshazzar

The American Cinematheque & The Cohen Film Collection Present INTOLERANCE
Rating: Not Rated | Runtime: 197 mins | Year: 1916 | Trailer: Intolerance

Sunday, January 12th, 2014 | 7:30 PM
DCP Screening Format

Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Parking Tips: Street

Tickets

Pick for 2.12.13 – “The Sessions”

I believe in a God with a sense of humor. I would find it absolutely intolerable not to be to able blame someone for all this.

-Mark O’Brien

The American Cinematheque & Twentieth Century Fox Home Entertainment Presents THE SESSIONS
Rating: R | Runtime: 95 mins | Year: 2012 | Trailer: Sessions

Tuesday, February 12th, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Discussion following with director Ben Lewin, Cheryl Cohen-Green — the real life sex surrogate on which the film was based — and International Professional Surrogates Association (IPSA) sex surrogates.

Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Parking Tips: Street

Free / First Come, First Served

Pick for 1.24.13 – “Black Orpheus” & “Sansho the Bailiff”


Orpheus is my Master.

-Zeca

The American Cinematheque Presents BLACK ORPHEUS & SANSHO THE BAILIFF
Ratings: PG & Unrated | Runtimes: 100 & 124 mins | Years: 1959 & 1954 | Trailers: Orpheus / Sansho

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Part of “Motion Picturesque: Cinema at its Most Beautiful“. 35mm Prints!

Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Parking Tips: Street

Tickets

Adult: $11.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | KCRW: $10.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | Student: $9.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | Senior: $9.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) (65 & Greater) | Cinematheque Member: $7.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) / Members Call (323) 634-4878 to Avoid Fees

Pick for 1.16.13 – “Mobile Home”

This temptation to flee is quite understandable for this generation who often has a hard time defining itself in a world in which certain key anchor points, like romantic relationships and work, are increasingly becoming ‘places’ of uncertainty, as they’re constantly called back into question and reconsidered.

-François Pirot

The American Cinematheque, Consulate General of Belgium in Los Angeles, Flanders Image, Wallonie Bruxelles Images and European Languages and Movies in America Presents MOBILE HOME
Rating: Unrated | Runtime: 95 mins | Year: 2012 | Trailer: Mobile

Wednesday, January 16th, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Discussion following the screening with director François Pirot. Belgian beer reception to follow.

Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Parking Tips: Street

Tickets

Adult: $11.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | KCRW: $10.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | Student: $9.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | Senior: $9.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) (65 & Greater) | Cinematheque Member: $7.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) / Members Call (323) 634-4878 to Avoid Fees

Pick for 1.13.13 – “America, America”

You have to look out for yourself in this world, you know. The only bad times I had was when I was… soft… or human. You can’t afford to be human. People take advantage.

-Stavros Topouzoglou

The American Cinematheque Presents AMERICA, AMERICA
Rating: Unrated | Runtime: 174 mins | Year: 1963 | Trailer: America

Sunday, January 13th, 2013 | 7:30 PM
Discussion following with cinematographer Haskell Wexler. Screening in 35mm!

Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Parking Tips: Street

Tickets

Adult: $11.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | KCRW: $10.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | Student: $9.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | Senior: $9.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) (65 & Greater) | Cinematheque Member: $7.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) / Members Call (323) 634-4878 to Avoid Fees

Pick for 1.9.13 – “Amour”

People always fight to maintain their dignity, and the more difficult the situation you’re in, the bigger the battle. That’s our fate as humans, regardless of age. Every individual is confronted with the question of how much of their dignity they’re prepared to give up, or the extent to which they’ll fight against it.

-Michael Haneke

The American Cinematheque Presents AMOUR
Rating: PG-13 | Runtime: 127 mins | Year: 2012 | Trailer: Amour

Wednesday, January 9th, 2013 | 7:30 PM

Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Parking Tips: Street

Tickets

Adult: $11.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | KCRW: $10.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | Student: $9.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | Senior: $9.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) (65 & Greater) | Cinematheque Member: $7.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) / Members Call (323) 634-4878 to Avoid Fees

Pick for 12.22.12 – “Elf”

You stink. You smell like beef and cheese! You don’t smell like Santa.

-Buddy

The American Cinematheque Presents ELF
Rating: PG | Runtime: 97 mins | Year: 2003 | Trailer: Elf

Saturday, December 22nd, 2012 | 7:30 PM
Discussion following the film with director Jon Favreau, moderated by Entertainment Weekly senior writer Geoff Boucher. 35mm Print!

Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Ave.
Santa Monica, CA 90403
Parking Tips: Street

Tickets

Adult: $11.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | KCRW: $10.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | Student: $9.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) | Senior: $9.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) (65 & Greater) | Cinematheque Member: $7.00 + $1.25 Surcharge (Online) / Members Call (323) 634-4878 to Avoid Fees