There’s no place like Houston for cinephiles when the Houston Cinema Arts Society opens its 15th annual film festival with a "Bring It On Home" theme.
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Leos Ensemble Theatre decided to change that. The Dallas-based company, which was founded in 2019 by dancer and performer Nick Leos, is becoming the first theater group in the U.S. (and perhaps even the world) to create a piece expressly for TikTok.
When New York native Jessica Green took the position of artistic director of Houston Cinema Arts Festival this year, she decided the best way to program the sprawling arts-based film festival for Houston was to let this enigma of a city become her muse.
While not quite as ancient as all nine muses of the arts, the conversation between the arts of poetry and film goes back some time. REELpoetry, curated by Toni Holland, is Public Poetry’s first poetry film event, featuring documentaries, workshops, panels, poetry performances, and cinepoetry.
At the MFAH’s Houston Iranian Film Festival, now in its 26th year, the seats are always full. The festival, established by the MFAH and Rice Cinema, runs Jan. 18-26, with screenings at both venues and at Asia Society Texas Center.