Films Week of Friday, February 4, 2022-Thursday, February 10, 2022

Kehinde Wiley, The Death of Hyacinth (Ndey Buri Mboup), 2022, oil on canvas
Kehinde Wiley: An Archaeology of Silence Through May 27, 2024

The MFAH is the first stop on the tour of the monumental exhibition Kehinde Wiley: An Archaeology of Silence.

01 Dec Fri / 2023

  • Farewell My Concubine Film Poster
    Farewell My Concubine (Ba wang bie ji)
    7 p.m.—10 p.m.

    Spanning 50 years from the early 20th century to the Cultural Revolution, this genre-bending love story captures the vast historical scope of a changing country and features performances showcasing the remarkable tradition of the Peking Opera. 

02 Dec Sat / 2023

  • Tove Film Poster
    5 p.m.—7 p.m.

    In this captivating drama, Alma Pöysti stars as iconic Finnish artist Tove Jansson, who defied the bourgeois norms of postwar Europe to live a life of artistic and sexual freedom. 

  • Aurora Film Poster
    7:30 p.m.—9:30 p.m.

    Twentysomething Aurora, a commitment-phobic party animal, finds herself at loose ends. When she meets Darian, an Iranian who needs to marry a Finnish woman to gain asylum, she introduces him to numerous women.

03 Dec Sun / 2023