Events & Gatherings
Before Trilogy (Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, and Before Midnight), Richard Linklater
Join us for this trilogy by director Richard Linklater. Filmed between 1995 and 2013 and featuring the same two lead actors — Julie Delpy and Ethan Hawke — this series explores different phases of a the relationship between Céline and Jesse.
Before Sunrise (3 PM on July 20 & 21)
On his way to Vienna, American Jesse meets Céline, a student returning to Paris. After long conversations forge a surprising connection between them, Jesse convinces Celine to get off the train with him in Vienna. Since his flight to the U.S. departs the next morning and he has no money for lodging, they wander the city together, taking in the experiences of Vienna and each other.
Before Sunset (5 PM on July 20 & 21)
Nine years ago two strangers met by chance and spent a night in Vienna that ended before sunrise. They are about to meet for the first time since. Now they have one afternoon to find out if they belong together.
Before Midnight (7 PM on July 20 & 21)
We meet Jesse and Celine nine years on in Greece. Almost two decades have passed since their first meeting on that train bound for Vienna.
Before Trilogy (Before Sunrise, Before Sunset, and Before Midnight)
Directed by Richard Linklater
1995 / 2004 / 2013, USA, 101 minutes / 80 minutes / 109 minutes, R
Event/Exhibition meta autogenerated block.
July 20 at 3:00PM
This July, Cinema at the Museum presents a series of films that depict the summertime, along with all of its complexities. From celebration to reflection, independence, and romance, these films present the fleeting yet heightened intensity of summer from various decades and perspectives that highlight its potential freedoms, self-exploration, and passion.
A single $10 film ticket grants access to the entire trilogy; free admission for members and youth under 18.
Talks, tours and other events are admission by donation or free with membership.