Harvey Anniversary

Watch: Remembering Some of Houston's Worst Days, One Year Later

A powerful new documentary commemorates the mosaic of heroes who saved a city.

08/25/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Story Time

Prepare to Hear the Stories of Acres Homes, Gulfton, Third Ward, and Beyond

City dollars will fund five artists to tell the stories of five culturally rich but historically under-resourced Houston neighborhoods.

07/06/2018 By Brittanie Shey

Ice House

The Numbers Documentary Is Finally (Almost) Here

Friday I’m in Love follows the formative years of the Montrose dinner theater that evolved into the city's oldest, weirdest nightclub.

05/29/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Give 'em Grapes

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 23-25

Three days filled with bittersweet goodbyes, examinations of difficult history, and a sloth named Rudy.

02/22/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Open Eye

Through the Repellent Fence Will Challenge Your View of the Border

A documentary at the Houston Cinema Arts Festival explores borders and immigration through landscape art.

11/06/2017 By Holly Beretto

Showbiz

Remember Hollywood's Forgotten Power Couple This Weekend at the MFAH

Remember when Charlton Heston parts the Red Sea? That was these guys.

05/24/2017 By Andrew Hopf

Good Timing

Ahead of Twin Peaks Reboot, MFAH to Screen David Lynch Documentary

A new documentary shines light on the mysterious director ahead of his new project.

05/18/2017 By Morgan Kinney

On The Town

Heaven Sent: Documenting Texas's Fast-Dying Dance Halls

The Houston Cinema Arts festival showcases a filmmaker who’s aiming to preserve Texas’s history, one dance hall at a time.

10/24/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

film

New Documentary Examines New Orleans After Katrina

14 Pews will host a free screening of Getting Back to Abnormal on Tuesday night, featuring a Q&A with co-director Paul Stekler

05/08/2015 By Joe Leydon

film

Previewing WorldFest 2015

This year's line-up includes a documentary about the Kilgore Rangerettes, a martial arts film and an anti–global warming polemic.

04/09/2015 By Joe Leydon

television

Ken Burns's New Cancer Documentary Features Five MD Anderson Docs

The history of cancer runs through Houston

03/30/2015 By Michael Hardy

film

Deli Owner Ziggy Gruber Stars in New Documentary

Deli Man tells the story of the rise and fall (and rise?) of the traditional Jewish delicatessen.

02/27/2015 By Michael Hardy

Crime

HBO Films Takes on Houston’s Favorite (Suspected) Serial Murderer

A new true-crime documentary series explores the life of infamous eccentric Robert Durst.

02/08/2015 By Michael Hardy

Bayougraphy

The Comeback Kid

In Evolution of a Criminal, a bank robber-turned-NYU film student confronts his past.

01/04/2015 By Michael Hardy

Get Out

Do This Tonight: Picnic at Miller Outdoor Theatre

Dine under the stars as Miller Outdoor Theatre screens the classic Talking Heads rock-doc Stop Making Sense.

08/14/2014 By Katharine Shilcutt

Article

Italian Filmmaker Wins International Acclaim for His "Texas Trilogy"

Shot on location in Houston, Austin, and Waller, Stop The Pounding Heart, the final film in Houston-based filmmaker Roberto Minervini's trilogy of quasi-documentaries, examines the conflict between religion and romantic attraction.

08/08/2014 By Joe Leydon

Reminiscence

Roger and Me

New documentary about Roger Ebert prompts local film critic Joe Leydon to reflect on their long friendship.

07/25/2014 By Joe Leydon