This week, the MFAH streams two gripping new films, one set in the Soviet Union just after World War II, and the other in East Germany amid the Cold War.
“A powerful portrait of mutual need.” —rogerebert.com
• WATCH See “Beanpole” April 22–28. Your purchase ($12) supports the MFAH and provides access to the film for five days.
The latest from German filmmaker Michael Bully Herbig, Balloon thrillingly tells the true story of a family’s desperate escape from East Germany in a homemade hot air balloon, in 1979. See the Trailer
“Soars in its depiction of a classic great escape.” —L.A. Times
• WATCH See “Balloon” April 22–28. Your purchase ($10) supports the MFAH and provides access to the film for three days.