MFAH Virtual Cinema


#MFAHatHome Virtual Experience

Now screening in your living room: this season’s selections from MFAH Films. Curated by the film department, the lineup features new offerings along with movies originally scheduled for Brown Auditorium Theater at the Museum. Your ticket purchase supports the film program. Need any help with the streaming process? Virtual Cinema FAQs

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New French Shorts 2021

Travel from the heart of Paris to the beaches of North Africa through seven innovative short films that are romantic, funny, sexy, enigmatic, provocative, and tender. This year’s edition of the popular annual showcase features animation and supernatural live-action along with favorites from the international festival circuit. For mature audiences.
WATCH HERE Your ticket ($12) supports the MFAH and provides a 5-day pass to the film.


New French Shorts 2021 is made available through Young French Cinema, a program of UniFrance and the Cultural Services of the French Embassy.

Truman & Tennessee: An Intimate Conversation

Virtual Cinema Celebrates Pride Month
This revelatory “encounter between two lifelong friends in their own words” looks at the enduring relationship between legendary writers Truman Capote and Tennessee Williams.
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WATCH HERE beginning June 18



Against the Current

Virtual Cinema Celebrates Pride Month
Follow the journey of Veiga Grétarsdóttir through her attempt to kayak more than 1,200 miles around Iceland, intertwined with the story of her decision to have gender-reassignment surgery.
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WATCH HERE beginning June 25



Asia

Israel’s selection for 2021 Oscar consideration, the universal mother-daughter story Asia has been an audience favorite at film festivals worldwide.
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WATCH HERE beginning June 25



There Is No Evil

Iranian filmmaker Mohammad Rasoulof’s new drama examines the universal issue of capital punishment through four powerful stories..
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Hope

Norway’s selection for 2021 Oscar consideration, Hope tells an authentic and moving tale about incurable cancer and the resilience of love.
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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.