Houston Cinema Arts Festival

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Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali in Green Book
Viggo Mortensen and Mahershala Ali in Green Book. Photo by Patti Perret

The Houston Cinema Arts Festival is a five-day, multi-venue film and arts festival including narrative and documentary features, video installation exhibitions, multimedia performances, panel discussions, and workshops aimed at connecting the various literary and performance arts through film.

Among the big movies showing at this year's festival will be Widows, starring Viola Davis, Michelle Rodriguez, Elizabeth Debicki, and Cynthia Erivo; Vox Lux, starring Natalie Portman and Jude Law; Roma, the new film from director Alfonso Cuarón; and Green Book, starring Mahershala Ali and Viggo Mortensen.

Events will take place at multiple venues; go to the festival website for a full schedule of events.

Event Details


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Rice Media Center
6100 Main St.
Houston, TX 77005

Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet St.
Houston, TX 77005

White Oak Music Hall
2915 N. Main St.
Houston, TX 77009

Silver Street Studios
2000 Edwards St.
Houston, TX 77007

Asia Society Texas Center
1370 Southmore Blvd.
Houston, TX 77004

Ticket Info

$10-$17 per event; $99-$149 for all access pass.