In conjunction with the major exhibition Vincent van Gogh: His Life in Art—on view only in Houston—MFAH Films showcases exceptional films about the iconic artist.


Lust for Life

1956,
Digital
Vincente Minnelli

Kirk Douglas stars in Vincente Minnelli’s classic film about Vincent van Gogh.

Loving Vincent

2017,
Digital
Dorota Kobiela and Hugh Welchman

One of the most visually acclaimed films of 2017, Loving Vincent—the first fully oil-painted feature film—details the complicated life and controversial death of Vincent van Gogh. 

At Eternity’s Gate

2018,
Digital (CC)
Julian Schnabel

Directed by Julian Schnabel and starring Willem Dafoe and Oscar Isaac, At Eternity’s Gate focuses on the life of Vincent van Gogh, exploring what it means to be an artist.


Past Events in This Series

Vincent & Theo

1990,
35mm
Robert Altman

Robert Altman’s biopic concentrates on the relationship between artist Vincent van Gogh (Tim Roth) and Van Gogh’s beloved brother, Theo (Paul Rhys).

Loving Vincent: The Impossible Dream

2019,
Digital
Miki Wecel

A making-of documentary about Loving Vincent.