Festival of Films from Iran


Explore Iran’s cinematic history, discover emerging talent, and catch up on new films by well-known directors. The 29th edition of Houston’s Festival of Films from Iran takes place at the MFAH, Asia Society Texas Center, and Rice Cinema. The MFAH presents screenings January 21–30, 2022, and the festival continues through February 5. All films are made in Iran and presented in Farsi (Persian) with English subtitles.

Festival Admission
$10
MFAH members, seniors (65+), and students receive a $2 discount.


Generous funding is provided by the ILEX Foundation.

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

Special thanks to community partners Society of Iranian American Women for Education; and Iranian Cultural Foundation-Houston.