An evening of films by filmmaker and folklorist Bill Ferris, who will answer questions about his films via live video chat.
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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 […]
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 […]
Moving Violation is a multifaceted installation by artist Mark Nelson which explores the basic human experience of movement. Mark Nelson explores this central aspect […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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, […]
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, […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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.
Free drinks and appetizers at the opening of 14 Pews’ first “pop-up” visual art show, featuring Kley Nixon. The idea is for 14 Pews to […]
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 […]
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. […]
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 […]
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, […]
The Southern Naptist Convention, a project of Napping Affects Performance artist Emily Sloan and the Universal Nap Church is congregating on Sunday, June 12 at […]
Funeral Party for the Living, arranged by Emily Sloan, takes place on New Year’s Day at 14 Pews at 5 pm. The event includes visitation […]
Nameless Sound presents Bob Ostertag and James Magee Friday, November 19th at 8pm located at 14 Pews. Magee’s collaboration with Ostertag involves the recitation of […]