Under the Stars Film Series: Sirocco

July 27, 2018 @ 5:00 pm

Celebrate the special exhibition Frederic Church: A Painter’s Pilgrimage at the Under the Stars Film Series. Each of the four featured films are set in locations visited by the famed Hudson River School artist.

5pm | Live music and an à la carte dinner in the museum’s outdoor courtyard
8:15pm | Film Screening

A cynical American expatriate gets involved in smuggling and gun-running for the rebels during the 1925 Syrian insurgency against French occupation.

1951. USA. 98 min. Not Rated. B&W. Directed by Curtis Bernhardt. Starring Humphrey Bogart and Lee J. Cobb.

Syrian songstress Gaida, with Palestinian oud virtuoso Zafer Tawil, will present Syrian folk songs along with Gaida’s original compositions once described by Peter Canby from The New Yorker, as “beyond perfect!”




Film Tickets:
$9 Regular Admission
$8 Seniors (62+) and Students with ID
FREE for Museum Members and Wadsworth Welcome cardholders
Tickets are available for purchase at the door.

All Under the Stars Screenings:
Friday, July 13: Roman Holiday
Friday, July 20: Never on Sunday
Friday, July 27: Sirocco
Friday, August 10: Lawrence of Arabia (Part 1)
Saturday, August 11: Lawrence of Arabia (Part 2)


Films begin at sundown (approximately 8:15 pm). Please note that portable chairs and coolers are prohibited. The program will move indoors during inclement weather.