Through the Lens of Black Women: Beauty and Expectations

Through the Lens of Black Women Series

The film series “Through the Lens of Black Women: Beauty and Expectations” runs February 2–4, 2024. Autumn Johnson, University of Houston graduate and former intern with the MFAH film department, guest programs a weekend of classic and contemporary films that consider the experiences of Black women. Johnson introduces each screening.

Autumn Johnson is the communications coordinator at Contemporary Arts Museum Houston (CAMH) and social media coordinator at Houston Cinema Arts Society (HCAS). She received a bachelor of arts degree in media production and English literature from the University of Houston in 2022.


Underwriting for the Film Department is provided by Tenaris, The June Leaf and Robert Frank Foundation, and the Vaughn Foundation.

Generous funding is provided by The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea; Nina and Michael Zilkha; Lois Chiles; Foundation for Independent Media Arts; Franci Neely; Carrin Patman and Jim Derrick; Ms. Laurence Unger; L'Alliance Française de Houston; and ILEX Foundation.