Aero Theatre
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Events at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

THE WINDS OF WELLES
Double Feature!
Thu, Oct 11, 2018 • 7:30pm

Orson Welles Double Feature! F FOR FAKE is Welles' delightful essay on the nature of illusion, focusing on all types of fakery and fakers. CITIZEN KANE is the director's protean debut, in which he also stars as a Hearst-like newspaper tycoon.


THE WINDS OF WELLES
Double Feature!
Fri, Oct 12, 2018 • 7:30pm

Orson Welles Double Feature! TOUCH OF EVIL stars Charlton Heston as a Mexican policeman trapped on the wrong side of the border, where a corrupt cop (Welles) tries to stop him from digging into the past. In MR. ARKADIN, a ruthless financier (Welles) hires a cigarette smuggler to whitewash his past so that his beloved daughter will never find the truth about him.


THE WINDS OF WELLES
Double Feature!
Sat, Oct 13, 2018 • 7:30pm

Orson Welles Double Feature! THE MAGNIFICENT AMBERSONS is Welles' poetic, tragic adaptation of Booth Tarkington's novel, centering on the fall of one wealthy family at the turn of the century. THE LADY FROM SHANGHAI is a dazzling noir thriller about a seaman, a crippled lawyer and his homicidal wife pursuing one another through a "bright, guilty world" of infidelity, deception and murder.


THE WINDS OF WELLES
Double Feature!
Sun, Oct 14, 2018 • 7:30pm

Orson Welles Double Feature! CHIMES AT MIDNIGHT is the actor-director's magnificent Shakespearean adaptation drawn from five plays in the bard’s “War of the Roses” cycle. THE IMMORTAL STORY is Welles’ first color film, about an aging merchant in 19th-century Macao who recruits a man and a woman to re-enact a tale about a sailor paid to impregnate a rich man’s wife.


THE WINDS OF WELLES
Mon, Oct 15, 2018 • 7:30pm

Special Screening! Never completed in his lifetime, Orson Welles' THE OTHER SIDE OF THE WIND is the stuff of cinematic legend. In this documentary, Morgan Neville follows the movie’s near 50-year, interviewing many of the actors and filmmakers who accompanied Welles on his adventure, as well as those who sought to bring his masterpiece to the screen. This screening is free with RSVP.


THE WINDS OF WELLES
Special Free Screening!
Tue, Oct 16, 2018 • 7:30pm

Free Screening! In this legendary, finally completed film from director Orson Welles, John Huston stars as a filmmaker who celebrates his 70th birthday with a Hollywood party to end all Hollywood parties, a gathering in which he confronts friends, enemies and his own demons in a whirlwind of vibrant celebration and scathing bitterness. Discussion following with editor Bob Murawski, music editor Ellen Segal and negative cutter Mo Henry.