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A screening of two documentaries by Ray Hylenski. The program includes Punching Clouds, a new documentary chronicling the making of Ed Wilson’s monumental sculpture Soaring in the Clouds...Read More
A screening of fifteen three-minute interviews recorded by Bill Howze and Lynn Herbert in 1993. Featuring interviews with David McGee, Nic Nicosia, Greg Reuter, Bill Thomas,...Read More
A performance in featuring cello virtuoso Charles Curtis (after a more than 15-year absence from freely improvised music) with Donald Miller, influential guitarist from the...Read More
A special screening of this unusual, award winning film–an intimate examination of the artistic process of musician Nick Cave. The film fuses drama and documentary...Read More
A highlight of 14 Pews’ Bayou City Music and Film Festival, musicians Dok Gregory (theremin), Henry Kaiser (electric guitar, benshi), and Damon Smith (double bass)...Read More
An evening of films by filmmaker and folklorist Bill Ferris, who will answer questions about his films via live video chat.
The return of Cinema Bomar! The theme is Office Stories, including the little-known 1983 film “Everything Looks So Normal” (filmed in Oil Boom-era Houston!) Click here...Read More
14 different works of the found footage genre!! “The shortest of these, Celeste Fichter’s Walking on Water, lasts just over a minute and uses the...Read More
A program of films by current Core Fellows Ahahita Ghazvinizadeh and Madsen Minax. These films revisit coming-of-age narratives. Cost: $5 suggested donation. Doors open 15 minutes before...Read More
Moving Violation is a multifaceted installation by artist Mark Nelson which explores the basic human experience of movement. Mark Nelson explores this central aspect...Read More
H-Town Multicultural Film Festival (HTMFF) celebrates Houston’s diversity through the power of cinema. 14 Pews will screen 19 features and short films over the course...Read More
God’s Architects is a documentary that tells the stories of five divinely inspired artist-architects and their enigmatic creations.The film details how and why these oft-marginalized...Read More
An intimate journey into the lives of four American self-taught artists: Prophet Royal Robertson, Hawkins Bolden, Judith Scott and Ike Morgan. Isolated and struggling with...Read More
Three outsider artists who engage with the world in a purposeful way, either by presenting art for public viewing or by simply being out among...Read More
Photographic images, mostly of man-made items reflected within the bayou.
Emily Sloan hosts an interactive Funeral Party, including visitation, drinking, eulogy writing assistance, a funeral service, a funeral sound procession created by the audience along...Read More
Gilbert, owner of G Gallery in Houston, uses the cremated remains of Americans, uncollected for various reasons, to create works of art.
Detour is one of the blackest film noir ever produced during the classic 1935 to 1955 period. The film’s darkness in both style and content...Read More
Part biography, part live performance, the film traces Wayne White’s career from an underground cartoonist in New York’s East Village to his big break as...Read More
Reprocessed popular film imagery from a recent graduate of the University of Houston’s Masters of Fine Arts program in Interdisciplinary Practice and Emerging Forms.
Ai Weiwei: Never Sorry is a 2012 documentary film about Chinese artist and activist Ai Weiwei, directed by American filmmaker Alison Klayman. Free for members,...Read More
Used hubcaps translated into modern mandalas.
Three pioneering figures from the overlapping worlds of Japanese performance art, video, poetry, and electro-acoustic improvisation. Akio Suzuki (Japan): handmade instruments, Otomo Yoshihide (Japan): guitar,...Read More
As part of her 14 Pews Residency, Sandy Ewen presents her collaborative performance group, Architects of Cinema. Filmmaker Chris Nelson will be manning numerous projection...Read More
Two short documentaries by 14 Pews students: We Are the Future You’ve Been Waiting For directed by, Gresia Perdomo, and Lost The Battle Striving To...Read More
Solo and ensemble performances featuring Baltimore’s pioneering pedal steel guitarist. $5 – 10 admission… pay what you can.
A short musical film featuring celebrates Houston’s 175th Birthday. Local award-winning band Leah White & The Magic Mirrors drive around Houston performing on the back...Read More
Sandy Ewen graduated with a BA Architecture from the UT Austin in 2008. She has been experimenting with vintage slide projectors when not improvising music.
In a post-apocalyptic wasteland, during man’s final battles with Satanic forces, a roving band of puppeteers recreates the inspirational story of the lapsed Jew who...Read More
A real-life “horse-whisperer,” Buck Brannaman eschews the violence of his upbringing and teaches people to communicate with their horses through leadership and sensitivity, not punishment....Read More
King Corn is a feature documentary about two friends, one acre of corn, and the subsidized crop that drives our fast-food nation. Admission: $10 non-members...Read More
Busy bee and 14 Pews artist-in-residence Emily Sloan will take time out from her many other events this month to host Fit to be Tied,...Read More