Film, Visual Art

HCAF16 is an eight-day, multi-venue festival that celebrates film and the arts.  The Festival will include over 50 films, interactive art installations, live performances, panel discussions, outdoor screenings, and student field trips!


CINESPACE16:  Award presentation of best film remixes of NASA space footage and a screening of “fulldome” art films at the Houston Museum of Natural Science.

LIVE CINEMA:  Includes performance artists Slanty Eyed Mama on film and stage at Asia Society Texas Center.

SPECIAL GUESTS:  Includes choreographer and filmmaker Celia Rowlson-Hall at the Aurora Picture Show, indie film pioneer Billy Woodberry at HMAAC, and media artist Amie Siegel at the Menil Collection.

FILMS ABOUT THE ARTS:  Cinema Nova with Brazilian director Eryk Rocha, Tilda Swinton’s The Seasons in Quincy, and many more films on the visual, performing, and literary arts.

FESTIVE OCCASIONS:  Opening Night at the Museum of Fine Arts Houston featuring the film Honkey Tonk Heaven with a live performance from Dale Watson and Closing Night will be a free screening in the Downtown District! 

Go to  for full schedule. Announced on October 26th! 

More info on venue locations here.


Price Range
General Admission - Regular Screening $12; Live Performance/Screening $14; Opening Night $25; Students and Seniors (ID Required) - Regular Screening $10; Live Performance/Screening $12; Opening Night $22; Matinees - General $10; Students/Seniors $8

Nov 10, 2016 from 7:00 PM to 7:00 PM