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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

Schedule
Virtual Cinema in May
Behind the Scenes
Virtual Cinema on the MFAH Blog
Comprehensive List
Alphabetical Movie Guide

Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts

This enlightening new documentary profiles American artist Bill Traylor (1853–1949), whose life embodied personal and cultural struggles that resonate today.
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WATCH HERE May 7–June 6



Exile

Discover the latest in German cinema with the film series “KINO! Germany NOW!” In the taut drama Exile, a chemical engineer from Kosovo feels he is being bullied at his German pharmaceutical job, straining his relationship with his wife and plunging him into an identity crisis.
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WATCH HERE May 14–23



I Was I Am I Will Be

Discover the latest in German cinema with the film series “KINO! Germany NOW!” As I Was I Am I Will Be unfolds, the relationship between an airline pilot and a Kurdish ex-soldier-turned-gigolo becomes a touching love story that challenges stereotypes about facing risks and accepting challenges.
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WATCH HERE May 14–23



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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WATCH HERE beginning May 21



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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WATCH HERE



Małni – Towards the Ocean, Towards the Shore

The poetic documentary debut from media artist Sky Hopinka follows two people as they wander through nature, the spirit world, and something much deeper inside.
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WATCH HERE April 30–May 30



My Wonderful Wanda

A woman leaves her children in Poland to take a job as caregiver for the patriarch of a wealthy Swiss family in a gorgeous lakeside villa.
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WATCH HERE



Wojnarowicz

Artist and activist David Wojnarowicz, who blazed a trail of confrontation, created a body of work with arresting beauty and surreal power.
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WATCH HERE



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.