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The Shining | Rooftop Cinema Club DTLA
August 29 @ 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm$18.50 – $26
He Came as the Caretaker, but This Hotel Had Its Own Guardians – Who’d Been There a Long Time
Jack Torrance accepts a caretaker job at the Overlook Hotel, where he, along with his wife Wendy and their son Danny, must live isolated from the rest of the world for the winter. But they aren’t prepared for the madness that lurks within.
Original Release Date: 13th Jun 1980 | Running Time: 146 mins
Rooftop Cinema Club Announces August Programming for Los Angeles Rooftops
Rooftop Cinema Club, the masters of the outdoor cinema experience, are pleased to announce their August programming for Rooftop Cinema Club El Segundo & Rooftop Cinema Club DTLA.
Rooftop Cinema Club (RCC), creator of the ultimate open-air cinema experience, ushers in a new line-up of classic films and fan favorites, inviting Angelenos to experience endless nights of cinema under the stars. With three locations open in Los Angeles, cozy up on the west side to create unforgettable moments under the stars at Rooftop Cinema Club El Segundo, tune-in, quite literally, at The Drive-In at Santa Monica Airport, or revel in the heart of the city at Rooftop Cinema Club DTLA.
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- Rooftop Cinema Club El Segundo | 1310 E Franklin Ave | El Segundo, CA 90245
- Rooftop Cinema Club DTLA | 4th Floor, 888 South Olive St. | Los Angeles, CA 90014
- The Drive-In at Santa Monica Airport | 3233 Donald Douglas Loop S | Santa Monica Interim Open Space | Santa Monica, CA 90405
About Each Venue
The Drive-In at Santa Monica Airport: Enjoy movies under the stars and get your daily dose of nostalgia! Movies will be projected onto a 52-foot screen, and audio will be broadcast through the FM transmitter radio in your car. You are welcome to bring your own food and drink to this venue, however local food trucks will be featured every Thursday through Sunday, as well as a selection of classic cinema concessions nightly. Each parking spot now comes with a designated tailgating spot, welcoming guests to enjoy the film from within or outside of their vehicle. Restrooms are available on-site and will be regularly sanitized.
- August schedule – Open 7 days a week, with two screenings every Thursday-Saturday:
- Prime screening – start time 8:30 p.m.
- Late screening (THURS-SAT) – start time between 11 p.m. and 11:30 p.m.
- Doors open an hour before the prime screenings and 30 minutes prior to the late screenings. All ages are welcome to all screenings.
Tickets range from $32-$48 for a vehicle, depending on occupancy and screening day. Children 8 and under do not count as vehicle occupants. Parking spots are first-come-first-serve and will be assigned by ushers upon arrival. RCC also offers $10 Community Screenings on select Wednesday nights, where half of each ticket’s proceeds get donated to the Los Angeles Regional Food Bank. Please check individual screenings for exact pricing.
Rooftop Cinema Club El Segundo
Come early to enjoy delicious eats from a featured local food partner, drinks from the full bar and lawn games with the mountains as your backdrop. Select your seats and snack on classic cinema concessions, available with contactless order and pickup. When the movie starts, you’ll be able to live completely in those movie moments with state-of-the-art wireless headphones and an amazing view of the big LED screen. For special events, be on the lookout for additional elements such as themed decor, specialty cocktails, photo opps and interactive games.
- August schedule – Open 7 days a week, with two screenings every Wednesday-Saturday
- Family-friendly matinee screening – start time between 4 and 5 p.m. (all ages welcome)
- Prime screening – start time 8 p.m. (18+ only)
- Late screening (WED-SAT) – start time between 10:15 p.m. and 11 p.m. (18+ only)
- Doors open an hour before matinee screenings and 30 minutes before prime and late screenings.
RCC offers tickets for two different types of deckchairs – a single Lounge Sear for one or a double-width Loveseat for two. Standard tickets range from $18.50-$26, depending on ticket type and day of the week. They also offer Student Discount tickets at 10% off. During RCC’s family-friendly matinee screenings, they’re opening up their usually 18+ Rooftop venue to younger moviegoers for a $13.50 weekday or $14.50 weekend ticket for anyone 12-and-under.
And new this month, score yourself the new Beanbag ticket that takes comfort to the next level. Each Beanbag can fit one person, and ticket price is per guest. This ticket comes with a 46 oz. popcorn – a usual $5 value at the venue. Tickets are $23 Monday through Thursday and $24 Friday through Sunday. RCC also offers a Beanbag ticket for kids 12-and-under for $15 Monday through Thursday and $16 Friday through Sunday.
Rooftop Cinema Club DTLA
Come early to enjoy delicious eats from a featured local food partner, drinks from the full bar and table games while immersed in the cityscape. . Select your seats and snack on classic cinema concessions with contactless order and pickup. When the movie starts, you’ll be able to live completely in those movie moments with state-of-the-art wireless headphones and an amazing view of the big screen. For special events, be on the lookout for additional elements such as themed decor, specialty cocktails, photo opps and interactive games.
August schedule – Open 7 days a week, with two screenings every Thursday through Saturday (All screenings are 18+ only):
Prime screening – start time 8:30 p.m. (this will vary depending on sunset time)
Late screening (FRI&SAT) – start time between 10:45 p.m. and 11:15 p.m.
Doors open an hour before the prime screenings and 30 minutes prior to the late screenings.
RCC offers tickets for two different types of deckchairs – a single Lounge Seat for one or a double-width Love Seat for two. Standard tickets range from $18.50-$26, depending on ticket type and day of the week. They also offer Student Discount tickets at 10% off. Rooftop Cinema Club DTLA is 18+ Only.
August Special Programming – El Segundo & DTLA
Back to School
RCC is making the bittersweet transition of summer winding down and classes starting up easier by highlighting their favorite movies featuring all things school. Whether it’s the singing students of Mission College in School Daze, the buildup to an infamous prom in Carrie, or classic celebrations of misfits in The Breakfast Club, 10 Things I Hate About You, Bring It On and Mean Girls, they’re covering all the subjects – so bring your notebook and get ready to take notes (August 9 – 15)
October isn’t the only month to enjoy Halloween movies, so this summer RCC is playing some of our faves! You can laugh at the zaniness of Practical Magic and Beetlejuice, feel the nostalgia of Hocus Pocus and Halloweentown, be in awe of the wonder that is The Nightmare Before Christmas, or just have The Shining scare the living daylight out of you. (August 27 – 29)
“Oh my God, I’m a trend pimp!” For this month’s themed night, RCC is celebrating the 20th anniversary of Josie and the Pussycats! This fun and clever satire of the music industry has taken its rightful place as a classic (and soundtrack legend) and they couldn’t be more excited to rock out with you on the Rooftop. Make sure you arrive when doors open, because you won’t want to miss all the festivities, decoration, and fun surprises they have planned for this special night at the movies! (August 19)
Amy Adams B’Day
RCC is celebrating one of the best and most versatile actresses of our time on her birthday by screening one of her films, but they’re handing over the decision making to you! Vote for the Amy Adams movie you’d like to see at the Rooftop the night of her birthday. Voting closes Aug. 3 and the winning film will be announced Aug. 4. (August 20)
Women’s Equality Day
“Every Time We Have A Chance To Get Ahead, They Move The Finish Line.” RCC is celebrating Women’s Equality Day by screening Hidden Figures, the true story of the brilliant, unsung Black women engineers of NASA who were responsible for many of the organization’s successful missions. (August 26)
For Friday matinees in August, RCC will be piling on the nostalgia with Kids Klassics, showing everything from the aptly titled A Goofy Movie, the enduring classic E.T., Tim Burton’s beautiful and imaginative The Nightmare Before Christmas, and the thrilling and exciting Jumanji. (August 6, 20, 27 & September 3) *El Segundo Only
International Cat Day*
For Internation Cat Day this year, RCC knew what they had to do – take the opportunity to share the truly one-of-kind experience that is Cats! You and your fellow cat lovers can share in this indescribable, infamous cinematic treat and even interact with the movie by singing your favorite songs or quoting along to your favorite lines. (August 8) *DTLA Only
“What a lovely day!” Wednesdays in August, RCC is showcasing the most iconic cult favorites. They’ll be screening the beloved stoner noir The Big Lebowski, the hilarious, pitch black takedown of beauty pageants Drop Dead Gorgeous, and two visionary sci-fi masterpieces Blade Runner: The Final Cut and Mad Max: Fury Road. (August 5, 19, 26 & September 2) *El Segundo Only
RCC’s dog-friendly “Wooftop” screenings are back! Feel free to bring your furry friends to the Rooftop even if they look as scary as Hercules in The Sandlot or are as mischievous as Stitch in Lilo & Stitch! (August 15, 25) *El Segundo Only
Open Caption Screening*
RCC’s open caption screenings are open to all movie lovers and feature captions throughout the film to make the event accessible for our deaf and hard-of-hearing guests. (August 18) *El Segundo Only
Hip Hop Night*
Hip Hop Night comes to DTLA this August as their friends at White Label Radio help us celebrate Mario Van Peebles’ influential debut: a highly stylized story of the people who make up New Jack City. They’ll be kicking it with a live DJ set before the screening so you’ll be pumped right from the start! (August 21) *DTLA Only
RCC’s number one priority is guests’ and team’s safety and wellbeing, which is why they have adapted their operations on the Rooftop & at the Drive-In.
The Drive-In at Santa Monica Airport: Please review RCC’s safety measures and guidelines for The Drive-In at rftp.cc/santamonicasafety.
Rooftop Cinema Club El Segundo & Rooftop Cinema Club DTLA: Please review RCC’s safety measures and guidelines for their Rooftops at rftp.cc/rooftopsafety.
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