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Virtual Cinema Presents a Silent-Film Concert with Pianist Ben Model

The MFAH welcomes pianist Ben Model back to Virtual Cinema for another silent-film performance. This time out, Model presents Hot Water, a 1924 movie starring bespectacled comedian Harold Lloyd. Admission is free!

Hot Water
Directed by Fred Newmeyer and Sam Taylor
(USA, 1924, B&W)

Live / Sign up today!
• Monday, May 10, 2021 at 6:30 p.m. Central Time
To register, send an email to with “Ben Model” in the subject line. On the day of the event, you’ll receive a link to the livestream.

Learn More
Meet Ben Model and get the rest of the story about this event. Check out the blog post.

Underwriting for the Film Department is provided by Tenaris and the Vaughn Foundation. Generous funding is provided by Nina and Michael Zilkha; The Consulate General of the Republic of Korea; Franci Neely; Carrin Patman and Jim Derrick; Lois Chiles Foundation; ILEX Foundation; L’Alliance Française de Houston; and The Foundation for Independent Media Arts.