‘Movies Houstonians Love’ Film Series Begins Oct. 2 at MFAH

September 23, 2011

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston film department is hosting its Movies Houstonians Love film series, starting in October.

The seventh season opens on Sunday, Oct. 2 at 5 p.m., with the remaining evenings in the series set for Mondays at 7 p.m. All films are shown in the Brown Auditorium Theater of the MFAH Caroline Wiess Law Building, 1001 Bissonnet Street.

Past presenters—numbering nearly 40 participants—include such well-known Houstonians as former First Lady Barbara Bush and hip-hop artist Bun B.

The 2011- 2012 season’s line-up consists of gallerist Meredith Long; designer Alexandra Knight; Southwest Alternate Media Project executive director Mary Lampe; Rice University representative Ping Sun; and The Menil Collection director Josef Helfenstein.

The series was developed by the MFAH film committee in order to introduce new audiences to the museum’s year-round film offerings. Notable individuals from diverse niches of the Houston community are invited to choose and present a favorite film, sharing personal anecdotes about their choices in their introductory remarks.

Purchase tickets in advance at the box office, online at www.mfah.org, or at Membership or Visitor Services desks in the Law and Beck Buildings during museum hours.

Movies Houstonians Love schedule:

Sunday, Oct. 2, 5 p.m. – Meredith Long presents Kind Hearts and Coronets

Monday, Oct. 24, 7 p.m. – Alexandra Knight presents Bill Cunningham New York

Monday, Nov. 7, 7 p.m. – Mary Lampe presents Wings of Desire

Monday, Jan. 30, 7 p.m. – Ping Sun presents Aftershock

Monday, Feb. 20, 7 p.m. – Josef Helfenstein presents Live and Become

InstantNewsWestu Staff

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