Films Week of Tuesday, December 26, 2023-Monday, January 1, 2024


Thomas Demand, Control Room, 2011, chromogenic print
Thomas Demand: The Stutter of History Through September 15, 2024

The MFAH is the only U.S. venue for this internationally touring landmark retrospective of Thomas Demand’s work.

19 Jul Fri / 2024

20 Jul Sat / 2024

  • Le Samourai Film Poste
    Le samouraï
    7 p.m.—9 p.m.

    An elegantly stylized masterpiece of cool by maverick director Jean‑Pierre Melville, Le samouraï is a razor-sharp cocktail of 1940s American gangster cinema and 1960s French pop culture—with a liberal dose of Japanese lone-warrior mythology.

21 Jul Sun / 2024

  • Le Samourai Film Poste
    Le samouraï
    5 p.m.—7 p.m.

    An elegantly stylized masterpiece of cool by maverick director Jean‑Pierre Melville, Le samouraï is a razor-sharp cocktail of 1940s American gangster cinema and 1960s French pop culture—with a liberal dose of Japanese lone-warrior mythology.