The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents Jazz on Film

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Paris Blues movie
Scene from Paris Blues. Photo courtesy of Park Circus

On four weekends in June, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, presents the fifth edition of Jazz on Film. Organized by returning guest curator Peter Lucas, this year’s Jazz on Film series includes eight films highlighting jazz soundtracks and legendary musicians.

Films will include:

  • June 3: I Want to Live!
  • June 4: Thelonious Monk: Straight, No Chaser (preceded by Dizzy Gillespie)
  • June 10: Sound of Redemption: The Frank Morgan Story
  • June 11: Elevator to the Gallows (Ascenseur pour l'échafaud)
  • June 16: Paris Blues
  • June 17: Who's Crazy
  • June 24 and 25: Chasing Trane (John Coltrane documentary)

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


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