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5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, April 6–8

Movies at the Menil, fancy home tours, big old boats, and more.

04/05/2018 By Morgan Kinney

Not Football

5 Things You Must Do This Weekend, Feb. 2–4

Other than, you know, that Super thing...

02/01/2018 By Morgan Kinney

whoa man

A Houston-Born Artist Created Some of the Earliest (and Trippiest) Forms of Visual Music

A Mary Ellen Bute retrospective puts the spotlight on the oft-forgotten film pioneer.

01/30/2018 By Josh Davis

Queer and Fabulous

The 21st Annual QFest is Here to Expand Your LGBTQ Film Universe

There is so much more than Brokeback Mountain.

07/26/2017 By Andrew Hopf

Not the Actor You're Looking For

See the Man Behind Obi-Wan (and Many Others) This Month at the MFAH

Sir Alec Guinness will be honored with a month-long film series at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

07/06/2017 By Andrew Hopf

Jazz on Film

Catch the '50s Era Making a Murderer That Kicks off the MFAH Jazz on Film Series

I Want to Live! plays to true crime fascination with a legendary jazz score.

05/31/2017 By Andrew Hopf

Movies

What to Watch at the Houston Jewish Film Festival

Don't miss these thought-provoking screenings at MFAH next weekend.

03/01/2017 By Amber Tong

Concert + Movie

Relive the Magic of E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial with the Houston Symphony

Hear a live orchestra play John Williams' iconic score at this special 35th anniversary screening.

02/03/2017 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Now Screening

Top Movies to See at the Iranian Film Festival

Don't miss award-winning films at MFAH's annual celebration.

01/20/2017 By Amber Tong

Film Festival

Houston Cinema Arts Festival Announces World-Class Lineup & Programming

Sorry New York and Austin, but this Bayou City fest is bringing the heat to local screens.

10/26/2016 By Jeanne Lyons Davis

Now Screening

Indie Movie Reparation Debuts in the Bayou City

Four Houstonians helped produce this year's film festival favorite.

10/04/2016 With Mellanie Perez

Movie Magic

What to Watch at the Turkish Film Festival This Weekend

And yes, there's a cat documentary.

09/28/2016 By Alex Meyer

The Rise of Sunset

At the Menil, a Rare Andy Warhol Film with a Houston Connection

The pop-artist’s rare unfinished film will screen daily at the Menil for two seasons.

07/18/2016 By Steve Jansen

Orange is the New Black

Calling All Stanley Kubrick Fans!

The "Summer of Kubrick" series by Brazos Bookstore organizes screenings and readings from the iconic screenwriter and director.

07/14/2016 By Kyndall Krist

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: May 6-8

Julien Temple's films at the MFAH, the Asia Society's annual festival, Beyonce at NRG, the Houston Ballet at the Miller Outdoor Theatre (for free!), and the Star Wars Festival you've been waiting for.

05/05/2016 By Marianella Orlando

Film

The Latin Wave Film Festival Presents Oscar-Nominated Movies at the MFAH

The annual event will showcase new Latin American films Desde Alla, Boy and the World and Ixcanul.

04/27/2016 By Sara Samora

Gold Rush

Why Houstonians Should See a Film About L.A.’s Foremost Eater of Tacos

“City of Gold” shines a light on the transformative career of food critic Jonathan Gold.

04/04/2016 By Jenna K. White

Music & Film

Keeping a Vision of Jazz With Your Eyes Closed

Local jazz drummer Sebastian "Bash" Whittaker overcomes blindness and adversity with his sensational jazz sounds.

02/12/2016 By William Geoffrey Wood

Film

Houston Iranian Film Festival Comes to MFAH

The renowned festival features a deeper look at a misunderstood country through movies.

01/19/2016 By Max Jefferson

Picks

Top Things to Do This Weekend: Jan. 8–10

Houston Symphony plays John Williams, William Cokeley opens a new exhibition, Vertigo plays at MFAH, a lecture on Joachim Wtewael's nude portraits, and the Russian Old New Year Festival.

01/06/2016 By Nick Esquer