Spotlight on Indian Cinema

Spotlight on Indian Cinema

June 29September 2, 2023

Experience Indian cinema on the big screen this summer with an Oscar-winning Tollywood epic and four classics by influential and revered filmmaker Satyajit Ray (1921–1992). These films are presented in conjunction with the exhibition Woven Wonders: Indian Textiles from the Parpia Collection.
Satyajit Ray film descriptions courtesy of the Academy Museum and Janus Films.

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.

“Woven Wonders: Indian Textiles from the Parpia Collection“ is organized by the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.

Lead Underwriters:
The Sushila and Dr. Durga D. Agrawal Family

Additional generous support is provided by:
Sesh and Prabha Bala
Milton D. Rosenau, Jr. and Dr. Ellen R. Gritz
Chitra Kumar and Kumar Bashyam
Paul and Manmeet Likhari
Nidhika and Pershant Mehta
Drs. Kumara and Usha Peddamatham

Special exhibition programming is made possible by The Medha and Shashank Karve Endowment Fund.