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Inside the MFAH


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


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    Plan a Bergman Immersion! An Ingmar Bergman Celebration Comes to Houston August 17, 2018

    Together, the MFAH and Rice Cinema host a total of 20 films to celebrate the 100th anniversary of filmmaker Ingmar Bergman’s birth. But where to get started with such a massive celebration?

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    A Summer Salute to Legendary Actor Alec Guinness July 5, 2017

    Revisiting the career highlights of Alec Guinness is a treat! Learn more about the actor before you join us for a summer series celebrating some of his most memorable roles.

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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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    Celebrate Kirk Douglas’s Centennial with MFAH Films! December 7, 2016
    Happy birthday to legendary actor Kirk Douglas, who turns 100 on December 9! To celebrate his centennial, we’re screening Lonely Are the Brave, a 1962 Western he cites as one of his personal favorites. Here’s a nice bit of trivia: This movie had its world premiere at a theater in Houston! With a screenplay adapted by legendary writer Dalton Trumbo—a friend Douglas had just collaborated with …
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    MFAH Films Keeps the Light Alive August 2, 2016

    Ralph Kaethner has served as a projectionist at the MFAH for more than three decades. The Dying of the Light, a documentary we’re screening August 14 and 18, focuses on the displacement of 35mm by digital cinema. I spoke with Ralph about these changes.