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The American Cinematheque

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The American Cinematheque presents weekly film programming at the Egyptian Theatre in Hollywood and the Aero Theatre in Santa Monica. This includes frequent screenings of classic, cult, and indie horror, fantasy, and science fiction films, especially during the Halloween season.

Scroll down for a list of upcoming events. For past events, check out our American Cinematheque Archive, our Egyptian Theatre Archive, and our Aero Theatre Archive.

October 2018

THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES / THE DEVIL’S RAIN at the Aero

October 26 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90403 United States
$8 – $12
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Co-presented by Severin Films Discussion between films with ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES screenwriter William Goldstein. Join us at 6:30 PM in the lobby, where Mr. Goldstein and co-authors Justin Humphreys and Damon J.A. Goldstein will sign their Dr. Phibes books. 35mm! THE ABOMINABLE DR. PHIBES 1971, Park Circus/MGM, 94 min, USA, Dir: Robert Fuest Director Robert Fuest, a veteran of TV series “The Avengers,” brings his flamboyant visual style and tongue-in-cheekiness to bear in this 1920s tale of the disfigured Dr.…

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All Night Horrorthon at the Aero

October 27 @ 7:30 pm - October 28 @ 7:30 am
Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90403 United States
$20 – $25

Spend all night at the Aero Theatre’s 13th annual Horrorthon! Complete with between-film free food, giveaways, trailers and crazy shorts, this movie marathon feels like rowdiest and most bizarre sleepover you’ll ever attend. Expect special appearances by the beloved Corn Gorn and his bride, Frost Nixon, Wizard Policeman, George Washingmachine and more from the Horrorthon canon. Be prepared to be showered with candy from Randy and DVDs at random. Pack your pillows and survival kits and don’t be shy…the louder…

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FRANKENSTEIN / BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN at the Aero

October 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:30 pm
Aero Theatre, 1328 Montana Avenue
Santa Monica, CA 90403 United States
$8 – $12
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35 mm! FRANKENSTEIN 1931, Universal, 70 min, USA, Dir: James Whale "A Monster Science Created – But Could Not Destroy!" Boris Karloff had appeared in more than 75 films before FRANKENSTEIN turned him almost overnight into a screen legend. His performance here - anguished, eloquent, wordless - remains one of the most hauntingly powerful in all cinema. With Colin Clive, Edward Van Sloan, Dwight Frye. 35 mm! BRIDE OF FRANKENSTEIN 1935, Universal, 75 min, USA, Dir: James Whale "Warning! The…

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GANJA & HESS at the Egyptian

October 29 @ 7:30 pm - 9:30 pm
Egyptian Theatre, 6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028 United States
$15 – $20
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Presented by Ava Duvernay’s ARRAY Releasing, the Broad and the American Cinematheque Discussion following; guests to be announced. Get an early start on Halloween and come in costume! New DCP! GANJA & HESS 1973, Kino Lorber, 113 min, USA, Dir: Bill Gunn Flirting with the conventions of blaxploitation and horror, Bill Gunn’s revolutionary independent film is a highly stylized and utterly original treatise on sex, religion and African-American identity. Duane Jones (NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD) stars as anthropologist Hess…

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