Get on our mail list:
14 Pews
800 Aurora Street
Houston, TX 77009





Printable Version
Send Page to Friend
Bookmark this Page
Subscribe to this Site


April 2019

<<  March | May  >>


Tuesday Apr 2
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
SWIM TEAM
Demonstrating the power of inclusion to transcend disability, Lara Stolman's triumphant film profiles members of the Jersey Hammerheads, a competitive swim team made up of a diverse group of teens on the autism spectrum, based in the state with the highest rate of autism in the country. Through training and competition, star athletes Mikey, Robbie and Kelvin gain self-confidence and social skills that serve them both in and out of the pool.



Saturday Apr 6
3:00 PM - 5:00 PM
 
ANNUAL ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS
ANIMATION SHOW OF SHOWS presents 15 thought-provoking, poignant, and very funny animated shorts from around the world. In a year when the best and worst of human nature has been on constant display, the works in this year&#65533;s show remind us of both the universality of shared ideals, as well as the diverse challenges we face.



Saturday Apr 6
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
MARX BROTHERS MOVIE NIGHT WITH AUTHOR JOSH FRANK AND HIS NEW BOOK
Josh Frank co-hosts a film screening and graphic novel release party! Join us for a fun evening as Josh reads from his book, Giraffes on Horseback Salad -- followed by a screening of the Marx Brothers movie "A Night At The Opera." Books will be provided by Brazos Bookstore for sale on site. Come laugh, drink, and be surreal with us on this special night! Books for sale by Brazos Bookstore!



Wednesday Apr 10
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM
 
TAKING TIGER MOUNTAIN REVISTED
Originally released in 1983 and significantly upgraded in 2018, Taking Tiger Mountain Revisited stars Bill Paxton in his first lead role, supported by a cast of non-professional actors from Carmarthenshire, South Wales. In a dystopian future, American draft dodger Billy Hampton (Paxton) is brainwashed and programmed by militant feminists to assassinate the Welsh minister or prostitution. Lurching unwittingly toward his goal, Billy makes a series of furtive connections with societal outliers like himself, including a feral child, a gentle prostitute, a sadomasochistic delinquent, a lovelorn androgyne, a hippie dope dealer, and a mute nymphomaniac, while fending oof predators who would sell him into sex slavery. Eventually, he is forced to focus on his mission and face the dreadful dilemma tormenting his subconscious mind: to Kill or not to Kill?



Saturday Apr 13
7:00 PM - 11:00 PM
 
14 PEWS FUNDRAISER
Join us for a fun evening raising money for our 14 Pews Film Academy, which teaches the art of filmmaking while making short documentaries on local artists. Tonight we will kick off the celebrations with a Gas Mask Fashion Show with "THE TEXAS JOHNNY BOY BAND performing music all night long! Your cover includes beer, wine and cake! And lots and lots of thanks!



Sunday Apr 14
4:00 PM - 6:00 PM
 
THE AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL VOL. 1, 1962-66
Hank Lamb presents the first in the series of films which features performances by some the world's greatest all-time blues artists, this documentary commemorates the groundbreaking American Folk Blues Festival tours that introduced icons such as Muddy Waters, T-Bone Walker, Sonny Boy Williamson and many others to European audiences. The beautifully shot black-and-white footage, recorded live on a soundstage for German television, captures the essence of blues power at the major phase of its cross-cultural global impact. Music historian and author Roger Wood will be on hand to provide commentary following the screening particularly regarding selected featured performers with historical ties to Houston.



Sunday Apr 14
6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
 
THE AMERICAN FOLK BLUES FESTIVAL VOL. 1, 1962-66
Hank Lamb presents the first in the series of films which features performances by some the world's greatest all-time blues artists, this documentary commemorates the groundbreaking American Folk Blues Festival tours that introduced icons such as Muddy Waters, T-Bone Walker, Sonny Boy Williamson and many others to European audiences. The beautifully shot black-and-white footage, recorded live on a soundstage for German television, captures the essence of blues power at the major phase of its cross-cultural global impact. Music historian and author Roger Wood will be on hand to provide commentary following the screening particularly regarding selected featured performers with historical ties to Houston.



Friday Apr 26
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
SOLILOQUY
In observance of National Sexual and Domestic Abuse Awareness Month, Soliloquy is a performance art installation that will translate personal narrative to examine the complexities of the mental health as it relates to the black community.



Saturday Apr 27
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
SATAN & ADAM
A miraculous journey of friendship, heartbreak and the transformative power of music.



Sunday Apr 28
7:00 PM - 9:00 PM
 
WARRIOR WOMEN
Texas Premiere! Famed Indigenous activist Madonna Thunder Hawk and her daughter Marcella are highlighted in this uplifting documentary about an indomitable spirit undeterred by age or government apathy. From the rise of the American Indian Movement (AIM) to the Wounded Knee incident of 1973, and most recently the North Dakota Access Pipeline protest, WARRIOR WOMEN rekindles the memories and long-standing legacy of the Red Power movement's matriarchs.


<<April 2019 >>
S M T W Th F S
 123456
78910111213
14151617181920
21222324252627
282930    
       
 


© 2019 14 Pews
site by SINAPPS