Outside the Megaplex: Here are the Houston arthouse movies showing Oct. 11-17


1001 arsenic four; mfah.org


A mute woman, rejected by fellow villagers, finds a roaming wolf in a nearby forest and arouses fear and fantasy among village women. 7:00 pm. Friday

"Ayla: daughter of war"

During the Korean War, Süleyman, the sergeant of the Turkish brigade, saved a young girl who gave her the nickname Ayla. The two form friendships despite the language barrier, but are torn when Süleyman needs to return home. 4pm Saturday

"Turkish Ice Cream"

Two Turkish men try to make a living by selling ice cream in a wagon in Australia in 1915. 7:00 pm. Saturday


A young man from Turkish slums feels peace while caring for pigeons on the roof. 3:00 PM Sunday

"Cereal Cook"

Dark comedy for Neslihan, a dedicated housewife, a perfect cook and a serial killer. 5pm Sunday

All 14

800 aurora, 14pews.org

“Hell: Molly Aibin's Life and Time”

Documentary about the famous national political columnist and Texan Molly Ivins. 7:00 pm. Friday and Saturday

“Midnight traveler”

When the Taliban put a bounty on the head of Afghan boss Hassan Fajili, he must run away with his wife and daughters. Capturing their uncertain journey, Fazili directly demonstrates the dangers faced by refugees seeking asylum and the love between families on the run. 7:00 pm. Thursday


Katy 2707 Commercial Center; drafthouse.com/houston


In the archaeological excavations of the ancient city of Hamunaptra, Americans serving in the French alien leg wake up a mummy who accidentally tries to reincarnate a lost love. 7:30 pm. Friday

"Legend of Boggy Creek"

A documentary-style drama about "Puke Monster", a bigfoot creature discovered in Puke, Arkansas and its surroundings since the 1950s. 10 pm. Friday

"Rocky Horror Picture Show"

The newly engaged couple breaks down in remote areas, Be sure to call the bizarre residence of Frank-N-Furter. 10 pm. Saturday

“Sweeney Todd: Devil Barber on the Fleet Street”

The story of the notorious Benjamin Barker, also known as Sweeney Todd, founded the barbershop in London, which became the basis for an ominous partnership with fellow tenant Mrs. Robert. 2:45 PM Sunday

"Dead ringtones"

David Cronenberg talks classically about twin gynecologists. 6pm Sunday

“The Elm Street Nightmare”

The monster spirit of the murdered child killer seeks revenge by invading the dreams of a teenager whose parents are responsible for their timeless death. 9:15 pm Sunday

“Hunting Wild Animals”

Sam Neill and Julian Dennison were born in New Zealand in 2016. 7:30 pm. Monday

Roof top cinema

1700 post oak; rooftopcinemaclub.com/houston


Will Smith is starring in this story of a mighty hungry Grand Biji, whose heart seeks a magical lamp with deep street urchins and the power to meet the most desires. 9:45 pm Friday


A newcomer to the Catholic Preparatory High School falls into a trio of abandoned girls who practice magic, and they soon induce various spells and curses and curse angry people. 7:00 pm. Saturday

"Practical magic"

Grown up by a weird aunt in a small town, the two sisters face closed prejudice and curses, preventing them from finding eternal love. 9:45 pm Saturday


This delightful Pixar movie is centered around a noted musician named Miguel who entered the dead ground to find his great great-grandfather, the legendary singer, when faced with a family ban on ancestor music. 8 o'clock in the evening. Sunday

River Orc Theater

2009 W. Gray; landmarktheatres.com

“Blair Witch Project”

After traveling to the Maryland forest, three film students disappear, filming a documentary about the local Blair witch legend and leaving only his footage. Midnight Friday and Saturday

Holocaus Museum Houston

5401 Caroline; hmh.org

"Strikes and Uprisings in Texas"

The documentary tells the story of the San Antonio Pecan bomber's strike in 1938 and the Justice march in 1987, led by Nacogdoches cafeteria staff, gardeners and housekeepers. 6 pm. Saturday

"Book Thief"

Liesel Meminger, a young orphan living in Nazi Germany, changed his life by literature, while his new adoptive parents, Hans, taught reading. If her adoptive parents hide a Jewish boy in secret, her world changes. 2:30 PM Thursday

Rice cinema

6100 main; cinema.rice.edu

About Houston: Green Film Festival

A short environmental film from the Greater Houston area talking about local environmental issues, champions and how to make a difference. 6:30 PM Wednesday

Low pie

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


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