Nov 14 - 18 2019
2019 Houston Cinema Arts Festival

2019 Houston Cinema Arts Festival

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

The Houston Cinema Arts Festival is a five-day, multi-venue festival that includes a multitude of narrative and documentary films, live multimedia performances, panel discussions, Meet the Makers workshops, and free outdoor and student field trip screenings. In its relatively short history, HCAS has brought notable guest artists, such as Tilda Swinton, Alex Gibney, Guillermo Arriaga, Isabella Rossellini, John Turturro, Shirley MacLaine, Rick Linklater, Ethan Hawke, Fisher Stevens, Robert Redford, Tracy Letts, James Ivory, Julie Taymor, Will Forte, and Thomas Haden Church among many others, to the festival. For more information and to purchase tickets, please visit


Admission Info

Phone: 713-429-0420


Dates & Times

2019/11/14 - 2019/11/18

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Venue (with address): Multiple venues, including various arts organizations, across Houston. Anchor venues include the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston (1001 Bissonnet St, Houston, TX 77005) and Rice Cinema (6100 Main St, Houston, TX 77005)

Speakers/entertainment: A bevy of diverse and engaging films, guest artists, panels discussions, live music performances, and special installations across five days; the Houston Cinema Arts Festival threads all of Houston’s arts through film from November 14-18, 2019

Ticket prices; Individual tickets are $12 and up; several free programs. Full festival passes are $129.

Best contact with full name, telephone number, and email address; Houston Cinema Arts Society, 713-429-0420, Full schedule available at, which is where individual tickets may be purchased

Location Info

Museum of Fine Arts Houston - Brown Auditorium

1001 Bissonnet Street, Houston, TX 77006