With Rosselini, Turturro, MacLaine and dozens of thought-provoking movies, the second annual Cinema Arts Festival Houston left a lot of lasting images. Here are some of them.
Shirley MacLaine and Joe Leydon share a laugh during a conversation at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston after a screening of Terms of Endearment. MacLaine received the genie-looking Texas Film Award statue that is sitting on the table.
An Andy Warhol painting of Lynn Wyatt looks over the shoulder of Isabella Rossellini at a party at Wyatt's home.
Isabella Rossellini and Cinema Arts Festival artistic director Richard Herskowitz engage in an intimate public conversation.
John Turturro was the main man during opening night.
A sizeable crowd turned out for the opening night showing of John Turturro's Passione.
After the showing of Passione, guests lingered at a reception at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston.
Green, the film and the Quavers all together made for a unique experience.
Francios de Menil, left, and John de Menil, looking very much like John F. Kennedy Jr., speak about Max Ernst Hanging, a documentary about a 1973 exhibition at Rice University. The duo assembled the footage from the Menil Collection's archives.
Francios de Menil and John de Menil await the showing of Max Ernst Hanging at the Rice Media Center, which Francois's parents and John's grandparents, John and Dominique de Menil founded.
Brent Green's Gravity was Everywhere Back Then was shown at Frentic Theater; sculptures and props designed by Green were on display at DiverseWorks.
Miguel Coyula and Margarita De la Vega-Hurtado discuss their movie, Memories of Overdevelopment.
Animator Bill Plympton was a strong presence at the festival.
Peter Elkind, from left, Joe Holley and Alex Gibney discuss Client 9, a documentary about former New York Gov. Eliot Spitzer's fall from grace.
Robert Ziebell speaks about This State I'm In, a film that covers the nascent Houston arts scene in the late 1980s and early '90s.
Gary Demars, from left, Cinema Arts Festival executive director Trish Rigdon and Terry Delaney.
Bert Long at the closing night party.