Jazz on/in/and Film at the MFAH
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Jazz on/in/and Film at the MFAH

In a year, a very small number of “jazz films” can or will be released…

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Full Surround Cinema: Adventures at the 2016 HCAF
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Full Surround Cinema: Adventures at the 2016 HCAF

Houston Cinema Arts Festival artistic director Richard Herskowitz mentioned early on in the festival that…

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Dancing Bodies Wake Up Space:  Third Coast Dance Film Festival at Aurora Picture Show
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Dancing Bodies Wake Up Space: Third Coast Dance Film Festival at Aurora Picture Show

I'm convinced that most spaces can be improved by the presence of a few dancing…

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Six Straight Hours of  <em>River of Fundament</em>  at MFAH
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Six Straight Hours of River of Fundament at MFAH

Matthew Barney and Jonathan Bepler’s River of Fundament is, according to them, a “nontraditional opera…

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Big Things in Small Films: The Rush Process at Aurora
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Big Things in Small Films: The Rush Process at Aurora

On Saturday Aug 27, walking out of the second night of Rush Process, a film…

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A History in Fragments: Jazz on Film at MFAH
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A History in Fragments: Jazz on Film at MFAH

If there is a history of jazz, it’s forever incomplete, like archeologists finding fragments of…

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The Sears Effect: Kelly Sears at Aurora Picture Show
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The Sears Effect: Kelly Sears at Aurora Picture Show

Bold Cinema: Houston Jewish Film Festival Highlights Family, History and Comedy
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Bold Cinema: Houston Jewish Film Festival Highlights Family, History and Comedy

The Evelyn Rubenstein JCC of Houston presents the 12th Houston Jewish Film Festival, with 27…

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Merging Music & Literature: A <em>Proust Sonata</em> at Da Camera
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Merging Music & Literature: A Proust Sonata at Da Camera

Sarah Rothenberg, artistic director of Da Camera and Houston’s great maestro of performances that blend…

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About Space: A Houston Cinema Arts Festival 2015 Wrap Up
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About Space: A Houston Cinema Arts Festival 2015 Wrap Up

What We Loved & More:  A + C Writers Look Back at 2015 and Ahead to 2016
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What We Loved & More: A + C Writers Look Back at 2015 and Ahead to 2016

Janis Joplin, CineSpace, Rap Battles & Texas Talent
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The People of Cinema Wear Winged Sandals: An Essay on Jafar Panahi’s Taxi
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The People of Cinema Wear Winged Sandals: An Essay on Jafar Panahi’s Taxi

Taxi is a short movie with a simple premise, which is impressive, because in that…

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Love & Film Win: QFest Turns 19 with an Outstanding Line up
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Love & Film Win: QFest Turns 19 with an Outstanding Line up

QFest takes over multiple screens in Houston from July 23-27 at various venues across the…

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Melancholy & Magnitude
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Melancholy & Magnitude

Films Al Fresco: Houston Cinema Arts Festival Offers Outdoor Film Series
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Films Al Fresco: Houston Cinema Arts Festival Offers Outdoor Film Series

Eadweard Muybridge, Animal Locomotion Vol. 2 – MALES Photo courtesy of Eadweard Muybridge Online Archive.…

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The Lived Experience of Childhood
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The Lived Experience of Childhood

Wide Lens
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Wide Lens

Trash Dance Airs on PBS
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Trash Dance Airs on PBS

Anyone who has seen Andrew Garrison's Trash Dance might find it hard to look at…

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Taking a Leap
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Taking a Leap

The Inaugural Medianale hopes to increase Dallas’ exposure to new media art

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Street Moves & More
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Street Moves & More

The Elusive Stage
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The Elusive Stage

10+ Shows in Texas this Holiday season without bells, fake snow, a sugar plum or a scrooge
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10+ Shows in Texas this Holiday season without bells, fake snow, a sugar plum or a scrooge

Some of you will be looking for something else to do besides the usual holiday…

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Four Dance Films Screen at Houston Cinema Arts Festival
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Four Dance Films Screen at Houston Cinema Arts Festival

Smashing Taboos
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Smashing Taboos

Frankly, Scarlett
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Frankly, Scarlett

Austin’s Ransom Center Showcases Behind-the-Scenes Stories for Gone With the Wind’s 75th Anniversary

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Jazz on Film Returns to the MFAH
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Jazz on Film Returns to the MFAH

Music is its own language. It has its own rules and processes of breaking those…

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Currents: Santa Fe International New Media Festival
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Currents: Santa Fe International New Media Festival

New Mexico’s annual Currents International New Media Festival, June 13-29, now in its fifth year,…

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Houston Palestine Film Festival Going Strong in its Eighth Season
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Houston Palestine Film Festival Going Strong in its Eighth Season

A grassroots, art-based film festival celebrating Palestinian cinema sounds intriguing, doesn’t it?

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Musings on Ballet’s Famous Faun
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Musings on Ballet’s Famous Faun

I'm thrilled to see Nancy Buirski's film Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil LeCercq screening at…

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Listening to Light
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Listening to Light

Sound Artist and experimental filmmaker Abinadi Meza is an assistant professor at University of Houston's…

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After the Flood
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After the Flood

The UK-based multi-media movement troupe returns to Texas with shows at ARTS SA (April 9,…

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Melanie Smith’s Seduction
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Melanie Smith’s Seduction

Discovering, Nurturing & Supporting New Talent
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Discovering, Nurturing & Supporting New Talent

Since the establishment of the Dallas Film Society, the organization has hosted seven film festivals—three…

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Amazing Journeys
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Amazing Journeys

The Annual Houston Jewish Film Festival, March 8-23, celebrates its 10th anniversary with 28 of…

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Four Films from Austin’s Arts + Labor at Sundance 2014
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Four Films from Austin’s Arts + Labor at Sundance 2014

When I heard Arts + Labor, a creative content community in Austin, co-produced four films…

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Sites of Cinema
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Sites of Cinema

We know that every picture tells a story. But sometimes it’s easy to take for…

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Houston Cinema Arts Festival
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Houston Cinema Arts Festival

I can't say whether it was the best Houston Cinema Arts Festival yet, but it…

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Eight, Eighteen
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Eight, Eighteen

Marking the 10th anniversary of the Linda Pace Foundation, Eight, Eighteen presents something old and…

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Houston Cinema Arts Focuses on Local Artists with Spotlight on Houston
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Houston Cinema Arts Focuses on Local Artists with Spotlight on Houston

This year, the Houston Cinema Arts Festival (HCAF) added two extra days to their festival…

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