Aero Theatre
1328 Montana Avenue,
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Events at the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica

THE PUPPET MASTER: THE FILMS OF JIŘÍ TRNKA
Sat, Jun 2, 2018 • 7:30pm

Join us for this bewitching animated adaptation of Shakespeare’s romantic fairy tale from master Czech animator Jiří Trnka. Program includes the shorts “Merry Circus” (Veselý Circus) (1951, Czechoslovakia, 12 min. Dir. Jiří Trnka) and “The Animals and the Brigands” (Zvířátka a Petrovští) (1946, Czechoslovakia, 8 min. Dir. Jiří Trnka).


THE PUPPET MASTER: THE FILMS OF JIŘÍ TRNKA
Sun, Jun 3, 2018 • 7:30pm

In the 1960s, at the height of his artistic powers, Czech animator Jiří Trnka turned to increasingly dark, surreal, satirical and politically defiant subject matter. Program includes “Passion,” “Cybernetic Grandma,” “Archangel Gabriel and Mistress Goose” and Trnka’s final film, “The Hand.”


NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: FOCUS ON OUR WORLD
In Person Guests!
Thu, Jun 7, 2018 • 7:30pm

The National Geographic Channel's ONE STRANGE ROCK explores the wonder of planet Earth, and why life as we know it exists here, brought into perspective by the only people to have left Earth behind – astronauts. Join us for the finale, “Home,” followed by a discussion with executive producer Jane Root and former NASA astronaut Leland Melvin. This event is free with RSVP.


NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: FOCUS ON OUR WORLD
Fri, Jun 8, 2018 • 7:30pm

Sam Shepard, Scott Glenn, Ed Harris, Barbara Hershey, Dennis Quaid, Fred Ward and Jeff Goldblum head the stellar ensemble cast in this adaptation of Tom Wolfe’s best-selling book chronicling the early years of the space race and the daredevil test pilots who became the first Americans astronauts.


NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: FOCUS ON OUR WORLD
Director Brett Morgen In Person!
Sat, Jun 9, 2018 • 11:00am

Drawing from over 100 hours of never-before-seen footage from the National Geographic archives, JANE tells the story of pioneering chimpanzee researcher Jane Goodall. Discussion following with director Brett Morgen. This event is free with RSVP.


NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC: FOCUS ON OUR WORLD
Double Feature!
Sat, Jun 9, 2018 • 7:30pm

Primate Science Double Feature! GORILLAS IN THE MIST stars Sigourney Weaver as researcher Dian Fossey, who travels to Africa to study mountain gorillas and battles to save them from extinction. INHERIT THE WIND stars Spencer Tracy, Fredric March, and Gene Kelly in a classic courtroom dramatization of the "Scopes Trial" about teaching evolution in school.