Inside the MFAH


“Inside the MFAH” provides perspectives, conversations, and opinions from insiders at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.


  • The County
    Virtual Cinema | An Icelandic Dairy Farmer Challenges Local Corruption in “The County” May 20, 2021

    In the humanist fable The County, a middle-aged dairy farmer in a small Icelandic community rebels against the all-powerful local Cooperative.

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    Celebrating Latinx Heritage September 21, 2019

    “Fall Festival: Celebrating Latinx Heritage” salutes Hispanic Heritage Month with films, art-making activities, games, music, dance, poetry & more.

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    A Noir to Remember September 17, 2018

    “When I first saw Laura, I thought it was the most sophisticated, glamorous movie I'd ever seen!” Philanthropist and movie lover Patricia P. Hubbard discusses her selection for MFAH Films’ ongoing series Movies Houstonians Love, screening on Sunday, October 7.

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    Enter the Cinematic World of Japan’s Music Man June 18, 2018

    The name Umetsugu Inoue may not be familiar to American audiences, but the prolific Japanese director’s films will delight fans of classic cinema.

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    The Turkish Film Festival Returns! Prepare to Be Inspired October 6, 2017

    The Turkish Film Festival, one of our most popular annual series, lets the Museum present movies that U.S. audiences may not otherwise see on a big screen.

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    Jazz on Film Returns May 31, 2017

    This June, we celebrate the fifth year of Jazz on Film, one of our most popular annual series! Preview the seven selections—a mix of old, new, and rediscovered—that come to our big screen in June.

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    He Makes Their Personalities Jump off the Screen July 16, 2015
    Albert Maysles passed away in March, but his phenomenal filmmaking lives on at the Museum this summer. Want to meet some of his most flamboyant subjects? Join us for our screenings of Grey Gardens (July 26) and Iris (August 30).   Albert MayslesAbout AlbertThe late, great cinematographer/director/producer (1926–2015) and his brother, David (1931–1987), became one of the best nonfiction …