Outside the Megaplex: Here are the Houston arthouse movies showing Sept. 6-12


Fine Museum Museum, Houston

1001 arsenic four; mfah.org

"In the passage"

German drama about a man got a new job in a supermarket and fell in love with a married colleague. 7:00 pm. Friday and Saturday 5pm Sunday

All 14

800 aurora, 14pews.org


The documentary explores the life and art of Houston artist Bert Long, Jr., one of the most attractive, creative and talented artists in the art world. 3:00 PM Sunday

“Rivers and walls”

Five friends travel from El Paso to the Gulf of Mexico on horses, mountain bikes and canoes, documenting the border zones and investigating the impact that border walls can have on the natural environment. 5pm Sunday


Katy 2707 Commercial Center; drafthouse.com/houston

"Flat liner"

Ellen Page and Diego Luna are obsessed with exceeding the limits of life in the story of five medical students, embarking on a daring experiment that stops their mind for a short period of time, each sparking a near-death experience. And explain directly to them. Of the afterlife. 9 pm. Friday

"Echo stir"

Hypnotized by his daughter-in-law, the man begins to see a forgotten illusion about the woman's ghost and a mystery unfolds around him. 9 pm. Friday

“Blues Brothers”

After his release from prison, Jake reunites with his brother Elwood, collectively known as "Blues Brothers." Jake's first task is to save money to pay taxes and save the orphanage where the brothers grew up. 10 pm. Saturday

“Steel Magnolia”

A newly arrived young hairdresser in a small Louisiana village finds work in a local salon where a small group of women share an intimate bond and fold her in. The cast includes Shirley MacLaine and Olympia Dukakis. Noon sunday

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“Naked kiss”

A film about an attempt to assimilate in the suburbs after a former prostitute woman, directed by Sam Fuller, fled the pimp in 1964 Before her marriage, she found out that her charity fiancé was involved in perverts. 3:00 PM Sunday

"Running Man"

A wrongly convicted person must try to survive an open execution gauntlet that has been staged as a game show. 7:30 pm. Tuesday

Discovery green

1500 McKinney; discoverygreen.com

“Shy ashamed”

A shy young man who can't talk to girls decides to write a book detailing how to find a girlfriend for other bachelors. 9 pm. Friday

River Orc Theater

2009 W. Gray; landmarktheatres.com


The crew of ship tranquility tries to avoid assassins sent to recapture one of the telepathic members. 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

Did you know? Here are 11 whimsical facts about Apollo 11 on HoustonChronicle.com.

Roof top cinema

1700 post oak; rooftopcinemaclub.com/houston

“Princess Bride”

While lying in bed at home, the young boy's grandfather reads the story of a farmer's pirate, who meets numerous obstacles, enemies, and allies to reunite him with true love. 7:30 pm. Saturday

“Eve Bayu”

Samuel L. Jackson and Jurnee Smollett-Bell star in a cult film directed by Kasi Lemmons in 1997 about a daughter who starts a chain reaction where his father can cheat and tear his family. 9:45 pm Saturday

"10 reasons to hate you"

Pretty and popular teens can't go on a date until annoying sisters go on a date. 7:30 pm. Sunday

“Thelma & Louise”

Two best friends began the adventure, but soon two girls ran back to the horrible escape hunted by the police as they fled to the crime they committed. 8 o'clock in the evening. Monday

“The star was born”

The life of a simple bookstore owner changes when he meets the world's most famous movie stars. 8 o'clock in the evening. Tuesday

Rice cinema

6100 main; film.rice.edu

Low pie

Screened an unusual film about an obscure format, screened and introduced by friends in the media center. 7:00 pm. Thursday

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