Outside the Megaplex: Here are the Houston arthouse movies showing Sept. 20-26


All 14

800 aurora, 14pews.org

“Moonlight Sonata: Hearing Loss in Three Movements”

Director Irene Taylor Brodsky is turning the camera back on his 11-year-old deaf son Jonas, who is once again hearing-impaired parents and now having a cochlear implant and discovering the world of profound hearing and music. 7:00 pm. Friday and Saturday

"Honey Land"

Acclaimed for the Macedonian women's efforts to preserve the ancient beekeeping tradition, this documentary took place in Houston for a while, so here's your chance to catch up. 5 pm Saturday

“The Silence of Others”

General Francisco Franco demonstrates the epic struggle of 40 years of victims of dictatorship in Spain, who continue to pursue justice until this day. 5pm Sunday

"Paris to Pittsburgh"

A documentary film about the passionate efforts of individuals to fight the most serious threats of climate change in their backyards. 7:00 pm. Tuesday

Rice cinema

6100 main; film.rice.edu

Low pie

Unusual film screenings for dubious formats, screened and introduced by friends in the media center. 7:00 pm. Thursday


Katy 2707 Commercial Center; drafthouse.com/houston

“Pink is pretty”

The poor girl should choose either affection with his childhood lover or a rich but sensitive playboy. 7:30 pm. Friday

"Terror Comedy"

The dishonest operator Waldo Trum and his assistant Felix Gili are making their own customers when they can't find the customers they want. 9 pm. Friday

“Two stories”

Three horror stories based on the writings of Nathaniel Hawthorne. 9 pm. Friday

"Blade Runner"

The Blade Runner must steal the spaceship from space and return to Earth to track down the four replicants who found their creator. 10 pm. Saturday


In rational and criminal Detroit, terminally wounded police recover their power with powerful cyborgs full of flooded memories. 3:00 PM Sunday

“Willy Wonka and the Chocolate Factory”

The poor but hopeful boy visits the mysterious chocolate factory of Willy Wonka in search of one of the five greedy golden tickets. 7:30 pm. Monday

"Shaun of the Dead"

Zombie Apocalypse hampers a person's uneventful life. 7:30 pm. Tuesday

Fine Museum Museum, Houston

1001 arsenic four; mfah.org

“Leaving Home, Returning Home: Portrait of Robert Frank”

Documentary by photographer Robert Frank. 7:00 pm. Friday and Saturday 5pm Sunday

“Tony Morrison: I Pieces”

Tony Morrison leads a group of peers, critics and colleagues who explore race, history, American and human status. 7:00 pm. Tuesday

River Orc Theater

2009 W. Gray; landmarktheatres.com

“Hadwick and Angry Inches”

A transgender punk rock girl from East Berlin travels the United States with the band following a former lover / band actor who told a life story and stole a song. Midnight Friday and Saturday

Natural Sciences Houston Museum

5555 Herman Park Drive; hmns.org

“Great Barrier Reef 3D”

A story about a small life block that forms the world's largest living structure. Screened several times each day

“Super Dog 3D”

The documentary follows the adventures of rescue dogs. Screened several times each day

“Apollo 11: First Steps Edition”

A thrilling film experience that shows the real moments of humanity's first month. Screened several times each day

Roof top cinema

1700 post oak; rooftopcinemaclub.com/houston


Successful executives and feminists found that their lifestyle choices turned him back when his new female boss turned out to be a much larger breakaway than him. 9:45 pm Friday

"Sister Act"

When singers all over the world witness a mob crime, the police hide it as a nun in a traditional convent where she does not fit. 7:00 pm. Saturday


Goonies set out on an adventure to discover ancient maps and find lost treasures of legendary pirates. 9:45 pm Saturday

“The Secret Life of Pets 2”

Continue the story of Max and his pet friend, and the owner follows a secret life after going to work or school every day. 8 o'clock in the evening. Sunday

Aurora photo show

2442 bartlett; aurorapictureshow.org


The program mainly focuses on contemporary works from 2007-19, but in 1944 it begins with the classic film "At Land" by Maya Deren. Visiting artists Nina Katchadourian and Houston artists Thedra Cullar-Ledford and Choi Joo-young make a short speech after screening. 7:30 pm. Thursday

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