Before Sunrise at Christie Pits Film Festival @ Christie Pits, Toronto [12 August]

Before Sunrise at Christie Pits Film Festival


677
12
August
18:00 - 23:00

 Facebook event page
Christie Pits
Bloor and Christie, Toronto, Ontario M6G 3K4
This late summer evening in the “Cinematic Cities” series savours the quieter pace of cities after dark, and the unique friendships and romances that can be found in the hours when most have gone to sleep. After a chance meeting on a train, two strangers, Jesse and Céline, agree to abandon their tourism itinerary, and instead spend the evening meandering around Vienna together. And just like that, the cafés, bridges, trams, fountains, record stores and carnivals of that city become the stage on which chemistry and conversation are choreographed in Richard Linklater’s opening chapter of one of cinema’s beloved trilogies, BEFORE SUNRISE.
Paired with BEFORE SUNRISE is the Toronto-set comedy short Night Owl. It takes us on a grocery run with an insomniac woman who wanders aimlessly in a fictional 24-hour Fiesta Farms in search of friendly faces. THE FOREIGNER, also set in the Christie Pits neighbourhood, follows an outsider looking for community and a sense of belonging, isolated in the darkness of the city. He stumbles upon an underground Brazilian dance party that, despite the language barrier, welcomes him with open arms.

Films @ Sundown (8:45pm)
Eats & Treats @ 6pm

Free / PWYC (suggested donation $10), not a ticketed event
BYOBlanket
Accessible venue
Feature films are screened with captioning
More info at ChristiePitsff.com

BEFORE SUNRISE (Richard Linklater, 1995)
With short films
NIGHT OWL (Rebekah Miskin, Gillian Muller, 2018)
THE FOREIGNER (Maya Annik Bedward, 2014)

CPFF thanks tonight's Presenting Sponsor, Fiesta Farms, and Lead Sponsor Waterfront Toronto.
Discussion
image
Only registered users may comment.
Pass a quick registration or authorization.

Upcoming events @ Christie Pits:

Ocean's Eleven at Christie Pits Film Festival
Christie Pits
Socialism in the Park
Christie Pits
Toronto Artisan Market in Christie Pits Park
Christie Pits
Toronto Protest against Korea’s Dog and Cat Meat Trade
Christie Pits
OurSpace Presents: The Big Gay Picnic - Genderf*ck Edition!
Christie Pits
Waste Land at Christie Pits Film Festival
Christie Pits
Peeps & Eats: A Plant-Based Picnic
Christie Pits
YOUTH JAM Toronto 2018
Christie Pits
Amélie at Christie Pits Film Festival!
Christie Pits
Save The Date: TPFF Annual Outdoor Screening
Christie Pits
MIT6's Pizza in the Park
Christie Pits

The most anticipated events in Toronto :

Ed Sheeran: 2018 North American Stadium Tour
Rogers Centre
Elton John: Farewell Yellow Brick Road
Air Canada Centre
Toronto Taste of India Food Festival
Nathan Phillips Square
Drake & Migos - Toronto, Canada
Air Canada Centre
Ozzy Osbourne: No More Tours 2
Budweiser Stage
Childish Gambino
Air Canada Centre
Ed Sheeran: 2018 North American Stadium Tour
Rogers Centre
Taylor Swift reputation Stadium Tour
Rogers Centre
2018 Canadian National Exhibition
Canadian National Exhibition