Aurora Picture Show

Aurora Picture Show

713 868-2101

2442 Bartlett Street

Houston, TX 77098


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Gathering Our Hearts At Standing Rock

A work-in-progress screening of the new documentary Gathering Our Hearts at Standing Rock by filmmaker Fidel Moreno. “Including interviews with a range of First Nation people...

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Texas Filmmakers Night

Austin Film Society Artist Services Manager Iliana Sosa will be in town to discuss the guidelines and procedures of applying for an AFS grant. There will also...

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Aurora Education Highlights

A screening of films created by Houston-area kids as a part of Aurora’s education programs.

Lisa Harris: A Live Cinema Performance

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...

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eteam: Space Delay

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...

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Bruce Conner: An Assemblage of Films

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...

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Sundance Shorts

A program featuring eight short films shown at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival.

Resolution: A New Year Conversation

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.

Pablo Gimenez-Zapiola

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...

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Emily Peacock: August

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...

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Eric Dyer: Real-Time Zoetrope

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...

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Comedy Gold

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...

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The Death Salon Film Festival

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...

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Shedding Light

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...

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Extremely Shorts Film Festival

“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,...

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Flaherty Film Seminar

A selection of film screenings curated by Margarita de la Vega Hurtado and the Flaherty Film Seminar. For tickets, go here.

Tour Without End (Episode One)

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.

Mess With Texas

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...

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Bold Asian American Images

The 12th installment of Bold Asian American Images. The films are curated by Melissa Hung. For more info and tickets, go here.

Extremely Shorts Film Festival 18

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...

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Bee Film

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...

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Todd Chandler: Flood Tide

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...

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Artist Talk with Cauleen Smith

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...

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Nick Bontrager: Signals

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...

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