A Beautiful Mind Sunday, July 17, 2022 5 p.m.-7:15 p.m.

The Mathematician Moviegoer

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A Beautiful Mind

Directed by Ron Howard
(USA, 2001, digital)
Introduced by Nguyen Le, Houston Film Critics Society

Russell Crowe stars as Nobel Laureate John Nash, a brilliant mathematician who accepted secret work in cryptography during the 1950s, only to have his career impacted by mental illness. A Beautiful Mind won the Oscar for Best Picture as well as Best Supporting Actress (Jennifer Connelly), Best Director (Ron Howard), and Best Writing. The cast also includes Paul Bettany, Ed Harris, and Christopher Plummer.

Visiting Guidelines Masks are recommended in Museum auditoriums. Advance tickets are also recommended. In the interest of your personal safety and community health, please observe all precautions set forth by the MFAH—learn more here. Doors open 30 minutes before the screening starts. No late entry.

Accessibility The MFAH strives to provide a welcoming and accessible experience for all guests by offering a range of accommodations—learn more here.

The MFAH film department is supported by Tenaris; the Vaughn Foundation; The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea; Nina and Michael Zilkha; Consulate General of Italy in Houston; Italian Cultural Institute in Los Angeles; Consulate General of Brazil in Houston; Franci Neely; Carrin Patman and Jim Derrick; Ms. Laurence Unger; L’Alliance Française de Houston; and ILEX Foundation.

Community Partner: Houston Film Critics Society

A Beautiful Mind

Directed by Ron Howard
(USA, 2001, 135 minutes)
Brown Auditorium Theater

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