Inside the MFAH Posts tagged #festival

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

  • Filmmaker Mona Zandi Haghighi
    Virtual Cinema Highlight | Live Q&A with Iranian Filmmaker Mona Zandi Haghighi February 2, 2021

    The Festival of Films from Iran concludes this weekend, with all eight films streaming through Sunday, plus a Q&A with African Violet director Mona Zandi Haghighi on Saturday afternoon.

  • African Violet | Films from Iran
    Virtual Cinema | Festival of Films from Iran January 9, 2021

    The annual Festival of Films from Iran showcases new movies from Iran’s renowned film industry. This year’s edition features seven selections, from social documentaries to dark comedies.

  • GONZO247 demonstration @ 2019 Spring Festival
    A Force of Color: Painting-in-Action with GONZO247 May 13, 2020

    Houston artist GONZO247 reflects on the power of art and community.

  • Finding Farideh
    Spotlight on the Iranian Film Festival January 2, 2020

    Acclaimed new releases and a salute to legendary filmmaker Abbas Kiarostami highlight the Iranian Film Festival.

  • Latin Wave 10 (blog post) "Los hongos"
    Fun Film Facts for “Latin Wave 10” April 15, 2015
    Latin Wave, the Museum’s annual showcase of new films from Latin America, celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2015 with a great lineup of films and special guests. Latin Wave 10 kicks off Thursday, April 30, at 6 p.m. with a special Happy Hour Thursday, and screenings continue all weekend.  Here are some fun facts about Latin Wave 10:• The critical darling of this year’s festival looks to …
  • Turkish Film Festival (image for blog post)
    A Weekend of Tantalizing Turkish Cinema March 16, 2015
    It’s an exciting time for Turkish cinema! At the 2014 Cannes Film Festival, Turkey's Winter Sleep won the prestigious Palme d’Or, and the centennial of Turkish filmmaking has been celebrated widely with retrospectives and events. Four years ago, we were approached about holding an annual Turkish Film Festivalat the Museum. Given Houston’s vibrant Turkish community, and knowing that local movie …
  • Going Places
    Weekend getaway to France: Bertrand Blier directs Gérard Depardieu October 21, 2012
    This weekend, the museum presents a revival of three French movie classics from the 1970s and 1980s. The film series Blier/Depardieu celebrates the collaboration between the much-lauded writer-director Bertrand Blier (whose latest film, 2010's The Clink of Ice, stars Jean Dujardin from The Artist) and actor Gérard Depardieu. Blier and Depardieu have worked together eight times, and Depardieu …