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Latin Wave Film Festival at Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

Saturday, May 4, 2019 | 11:00 am


Explore the world at screenings of eleven remarkable films from and about Latin America at The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston’s 14th Annual Latin Wave film festival.


Saturday, May 4, 2019 

  • Miriam Mente (Miriam Lies) 2018 – A biracial girl, involved with preparations for her quinceañera, meets a boy online and faces challenges being honest about him with her family. 11am.
  • Museo 2018 – Gael García Bernal goes on the run after stealing artifacts from the National Museum of Anthropology in Mexico City in this true crime drama. 1pm.
  • Pájaros de Verano (Birds of Passage) 2018 – The rise and fall of rival Wayuu clans in northern Colombia unfolds as an epic tragedy of pride, greed, and the clash between old and new worlds. 3:30pm.
  • Belmonte 2018 – While preparing for an upcoming exhibition at Montevideo’s National Museum, a painter struggles to maintain a strong bond with his daughter and accept his ex-wife’s new relationship and pregnancy. 6pm.
  • El Ángel (The Angel) 2018 – A box office sensation and Argentina’s Oscar submission for Best Foreign Film, this true story follows a baby-faced teenager who committed over 40 robberies and 11 homicides in the 1960s. 8pm.


General admission is $10. MFAH Members, students with ID and senior adults receive a $2 discount. Click here for more information.

Photo of Pájaros de Verano (Birds of Passage) courtesy of MFAH

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Saturday, May 4, 2019
11:00 am
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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston
1001 Bissonnet Street
Houston, TX 77005 United States