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AURORA SCREENINGS AND EVENTS

Prison System 4614 (Haftanlage 4614)

Co-Presented with QFest Film Festival
Saturday, July 25, 8PM
Aurora Members Free, Non-Members $10

QFest heats up the summer with a new feature length German documentary by Jan Soldat, Prison System 4614 (Haftanlage 4614). Jan Soldat became a regular presence at QFest with his series of short documentaries centering on the provocative yet loveable duo Manfred and Jürgen, life partners with an unapologetic proclivity for bondage. Mr. Soldat’s latest, a documentary is about a self-built prison in which men can spend their vacation voluntarily imprisoned and tortured. The documentary is preceded by a short documentary by Soldat titled, The Visit (Der Besuch). This program contains mature content. READ MORE

Boot Camp World Premiere
Co-Presented with Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
Saturday, August 15, 11AM
Location: Museum of Fine Arts Brown Auditorium, 1001 Bissonnet
Free Admission 
The next generation of Houston filmmakers walk the red carpet and strike a pose at the 7th annual World Premiere of Boot Camp short films. This screening showcases films made by youth and teens who participated in the summer camps at Aurora. Aurora teaches hands-on narrative and experimental techniques using digital video under the guidance of local filmmakers and artists. READ MORE

 
AURORA NEWS

Save the Date! 
Aurora Award honoring Oscar Muñoz
Thursday, October 8, 2015

Save the date for our annual Award Award dinner! Oscar Muñoz is a multimedia artist whose drawings, photographs, prints, video works, and installations explore the relationships between presence and absence, image and memory, and remembering and forgetting. Aurora is thrilled to have the opportunity to honor him with this year's Aurora Award. READ MORE



Mobile Media Literacy
Aurora Picture Show in the Community

Through our Mobile Media Literacy program, Aurora Picture Show hits the road to visit hospitals, non-profit groups and local schools to bring media literacy and filmmaking to the community.  By working with partners such as Young Audiences of Houston, Texas Children's Hospital Cancer Center Art In Medicine Program and Writers in the Schools, Aurora partners with established community programs geared toward youth. Check out the film that Media Arts Education Manager Camilo Gonzalez helped create for the Making A Mark collaborative project. Aurora Picture Show was thrilled to be the 2014 Guest Artist. Camilo worked with patients at Texas Children's Cancer Center and The Periwinkle Foundation Long Term Survivor group to create, "I Dream", a short film. VIEW "I DREAM"


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