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MFAH Film Premieres: Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq

Presented by Museum of Fine Arts, Houston and Houston Cinema Arts Society (HCAS) at Museum of Fine Arts Houston - Brown Auditorium, Houston TX

May 24 2014
Jun 01 2014
MFAH Film Premieres: Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq

The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents MFAH Film Premieres. Enjoy these critically acclaimed, award-winning international films as they make their Houston debut!

Afternoon of a Faun: Tanaquil Le Clercq
Directed by Nancy Buirski
2013, USA
91 minutes

Of all the great 20th-century ballerinas, Tanaquil Le Clercq (1929–2000) may have been the most transcendent.

Tanny was the foremost dancer of the 1940s, captivating audiences around the world. She mesmerized choreographers—her elongated, race-horse physique became the new prototype for the great George Balanchine—and ballets were produced

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Admission Effective January 1, 2013:
$9 General Admission
$10 Admission for Film Festivals presented at the MFAH
$2 discount MFAH members, students w/ ID, senior adults (65+)

Please note:
The MFAH Films box office accepts payment by cash, check, and credit card.

Tickets can be purchased in advance in three ways: online, in the museum lobbies, and at the box office.

The box office opens at 5:30 p.m. for weekend evening screenings and at least 30 minutes before show time for most other films.

Contact: 713-639-7300

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Additional time info:

Sat, May 24 at 1 p.m.
Sun, May 25 at 1 p.m.
Mon, May 26 at 1 p.m.
Fri, May 30 at 7 p.m.
Sat, May 31 at 7 p.m.
Sun, Jun 1 at 5 p.m.

* Event durations (if noted) are approximate. Please check with the presenting organization or venue to confirm start times and duration.


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1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77006

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