Brown Auditorium Theater, MFAH

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Brown Auditorium Theater, MFAH

March 2, 2015 | 7–9 pm

Singer-songwriter Robert Earl Keen introduces a special screening of one of his favorite movies–the 1979 comedy/social satire directed by Hal Ashby (Harold and Maude) and starring Peter Sellers. Rare opportunity to see this on the big screen via 35mm film print.



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