Author: Peter Lucas

Peter Lucas is a film/video curator and arts organizer living in Houston, Texas. He has created and presented screening series’, events, and exhibitions in association with the Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Museum of Fine Arts Houston, Northwest Film Forum, Seattle International Film Festival, Experience Music Project, Alamo Drafthouse Cinema, and Aurora Picture Show.

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CONNECT THE DOTS. Media Archeology 2012

The Aurora Picture Show’s 9th annual Media Archeology Festival (Thursday through Saturday, Sept. 21-23) premieres a host of unique films and live audiovisual performances that […]

CONNECT THE DOTS. Media Archeology 2012

’bout sound and vision

Experimental Eye and The Sounds of Silence. The next 6 weeks bring Houstonians rare opportunities to see some of the most dynamic experimental films in […]

Still from the film Frank Film, Frank and Caroline Mouris, 16mm, 1973

COMING TO AMERICA

Robert Frank’s 1950s at the MFAH The new exhibition, American Made: 250 Years of American Art at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston opens next […]

Robert Frank , Parade, Hoboken, New Jersey, from the series The Americans, 1955–1956.

Spring Soundtrack

I’ve been meaning to write something here about film scores for a while. You know, some kind of analysis of the role of music in […]

Spring Soundtrack

WHAT’S THE WORD FROM JOHANNESBURG?

Vital film document, Come Back, Africa screens at the MFAH. “This film was made secretly in order to portray the true conditions of life in […]

WHAT’S THE WORD FROM JOHANNESBURG?

OCCUPY POTTERSVILLE

It’s easy to remember only the sweet, cheery and teary moments of Director Frank Capra’s 1946 film, It’s A Wonderful Life, and forget that it […]

OCCUPY POTTERSVILLE

The Man Who Fell to Earth at MFAH

The best movie to see alone and/or stoned this Thanksgiving weekend is Nicolas Roeg’s 1976 existential Sci-Fi oddity, The Man Who Fell To Earth. A […]

The Man Who Fell to Earth at MFAH

Cinema Arts Festival Houston

This Wednesday evening, the third annual Cinema Arts Festival Houston launches five days of film screenings, multimedia performances, video installations, and artist talks in venues […]

Cinema Arts Festival Houston