Aurora Picture Show
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A screening of films created by Houston-area kids as a part of Aurora’s education programs.
Houston artist Lisa Harris will perform two acts of her eventual three-part opera chronicling a story of “gentrification, displaced youth, and metaphysical reality in the...Read More
The Houston premiere of eteam’s (Franziska Lamprecht and Hajoe Moderegger) film Space Delay. From Aurora: “After buying an acre of the Southwestern desert on eBay, the deed...Read More
A two-day program of films by Bruce Conner. Many of Conner’s films use spliced-together B-movies and newsreels to create cultural critiques. This program is in conjunction...Read More
A program featuring short films created by students from Houston’s High School for the Performing and Visual Arts.
A reception for the Idea Fund Round 9 grantees. All artists and collectives who received grants will briefly speak about their projects.
A program featuring eight short films shown at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.
A community conversation about our current cultural time featuring presentations by Nick Vaughan and Jake Margolin, Vinod Hopson, Tish Stringer, Jamie Robertson, and Carrie Schneider.
The premiere of Pablo Gimenez-Zapiola’s new interactive, multiple-projection installation Hidentities. The work “incorporates both live-feed video and prepared images and text in a space that is fragmented...Read More
A screening of Emily Peacock’s new short film August. A summary of the film: Carrying the weight of looming family tragedy and past heartbreaks, young...Read More
A new work commissioned by Aurora Picture Show: “Dyer’s latest experiment incorporates the early photographic experiments of Eadweard Muybridge in a 17-foot installation that pops to...Read More
Via Aurora: One part “laugh therapy” session and one part art history lesson, Andrea Grover presents this journey through art comedy’s greatest hits–from Marcel Duchamp...Read More
A film festival exploring how we face death, remember the dead, and deal with dying in the modern world. The evening will begin with a juried selection...Read More
A screening of rarely seen short films, both historical and contemporary, that focus on the sun, light, color, reflection, refraction, and horizons. Included are Francois de...Read More
A two-night film program celebrating DIY, handcrafted animation. “Organized by Houston filmmaker Dave Merson Hess, the festival brings a diverse selection of new, non-digital animated...Read More
“The 19th annual Extremely Shorts Film Festival features 26 films, including 10 from Texas, as well as films from around the US, Canada, UK, France, Italy,...Read More
“Archive Fever Dream features a selection of short animated works created from appropriated images ranging from thrift store cast-offs to archival material that shift between...Read More
A selection of film screenings curated by Margarita de la Vega Hurtado and the Flaherty Film Seminar. For tickets, go here.
A film festival highlighting people and cultures normally overlooked by the mainstream media.
A free screening of works created through Aurora Picture Show’s education program.
Tour Without End (Episode One) is an experimental, darkly comedic hybrid-documentary where real-life musicians, actors and writers are cast as alternate-universe-rockstar versions of themselves.
A screening of films curated by Peter Lucas. For this event, “Lucas has asked a number of Texas artists to create new video works using...Read More
“Dreams Are Colder than Death is a profound rumination on a single question: “What does it mean to be black in America today?” The film...Read More
The 12th installment of Bold Asian American Images. The films are curated by Melissa Hung. For more info and tickets, go here.
This festival program features 20-25 adventurous mini-masterpieces (each under three minutes long), this year juried by Jolene Pinder, Executive Director of the New Orleans Film...Read More
The world premiere of a new multi-projector, live cinema performance with filmmaker Cathy Lee Crane and composer Beth Custer exploring the life of bees in...Read More
For this special screening and performance event, filmmaker/musician Todd Chandler performs live with a collection of his short films and then presents the Houston premiere...Read More
On the eve of her Black Utopia LP performance at the Eldorado, film/video artist Cauleen Smith discusses her creative projects dealing with Black American identity...Read More
Nick Bontrager’s interactive installation creates a real-time communication link between artist and participant. Using a signaling lamp, visitors can flash Morse code messages at a...Read More
Artist Roger Beebe brings a program of his live, multi-projector film and video experiments, including the six-projector space spectacle, Last Light of a Dying Star,...Read More
Filmmaker Andrew Lampert and musician Chris Corsano embrace limited options and unpredictability as they present this improvised, film and music performance involving broken equipment. Held...Read More
Schneeman is known for her performance pieces during the 1960s when the artist used film to capture and preserve the energy, ecstasies and immediacy of...Read More