Jazz on Film


June 4–18, 2022

The annual series “Jazz on Film,” organized by guest curator Peter Lucas, celebrates the intersections of jazz and cinema. This year’s program features three weekends of special screenings that include rare classics with memorable jazz scores, as well as documentaries that illuminate fascinating figures in the world of jazz.


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.