Mogul Mowgli

“Mogul Mowgli is one of the best and most remarkable films of the year.” —Houston Chronicle

Mogul Mowgli
Directed by Bassam Tariq
(UK, 2020)
Format: Digital

On the cusp of his first world tour, a British Pakistani rapper (Riz Ahmed) is struck down by an illness that forces him to face his past, his family, and the uncertainty of his legacy.

Mogul Mowgli is the debut feature from award-winning Sugar Land filmmaker Bassam Tariq. After the screening, the audience is invited to stay as he joins for a virtual Q&A.

Visiting Guidelines Masks are required to be worn during films and programs inside Museum auditoriums. Capacities are limited, and advance tickets are recommended. A risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public setting. 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.

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Underwriting for the Film Department is provided by Tenaris and the Vaughn Foundation. Generous funding is provided by Nina and Michael Zilkha; The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea; Franci Neely; Carrin Patman and Jim Derrick; Lois Chiles Foundation; ILEX Foundation; L’Alliance Française de Houston; and The Foundation for Independent Media Arts.

Mogul Mowgli

Directed by Bassam Tariq
(UK, 2020, 90 minutes)
Brown Auditorium Theater


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