23rd Annual QFest Houston Lineup

We are excited to announce the lineup for our 23rd Annual QFest! Ticket Links and more programs coming soon!!

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For only $75, you get access to all films, including competition, out of competition, revival, and Closing Night (excluding Opening Night)!

 
Paris is Burning

Paris is Burning

Opening Night: Paris is Burning

Dir: Jennie Livingston | 1990 | 71 min | USA

Wednesday, July 24th | 7:30pm | Rice Cinema | $15

Afterparty presented by Spectrum South

Cassandro the Exotico!

Cassandro the Exotico!

Special Presentation: Cassandro, the Exotico!

Houston Premiere - CASSANDRO IN ATTENDANCE!

Dir: Marie Losier | 2018 | 73 min | France | English

Thursday, July 25th | 7:00pm | MFAH  | $10

End of a Century

End of a Century

End of a Century

Dir: Lucio Castro | 2019 | 84 min | Argentina | Spanish

Thursday, July 25th | 9:30pm | Edwards Marq’E 23 | $10

Several Conversations About a Very Tall Girl

Several Conversations About a Very Tall Girl

Competition: Several Conversations About a Very Tall Girl

Dir: Bogdan Theodor Olteanu | 2018 | 70 min | Romania | Romanian

Friday, July 26th | 7:00pm | Rice Cinema | $10

Tongues Untied

Tongues Untied

Revival: Tongues Untied

30th Anniversary Screening!

Dir: Marlon Riggs | 1989 | 55 min | USA | English

Friday, July 26th | 7:00pm | MFAH | $10

Followed by a Post-Film Panel Discussion

Secret Music

Secret Music

Competition: Secret Music

Dir: Daniel Beliavsky | 2018 | 80 min | USA | English

Friday, July 26th | 8:45pm | MFAH | $10

Followed by a Q&A by director Daniel Beliavsky!

SIKSA. Stabat Mater Dolorosa

SIKSA. Stabat Mater Dolorosa

Competition: SIKSA. Stabat Mater Dolorosa

Dir: Piotr Macha, SIKSA | 2018 | 61 min | Poland | Polish

Friday, July 26th | 9:00pm | Rice Cinema | $10

The Passion of Andrew Grande

The Passion of Andrew Grande

Lies and Other Sweet Nothings My Lovers Told Me: Narrative Shorts 1

Dir: Various | 2017-19 | 90 min

Friday, July 26th | 9:30pm | Brasil | $10

Followed by a Q&A with Peter Franco and Performance by Space Kiddettes!

Fisting; Never Tear Us Apart

Fisting; Never Tear Us Apart

Competition: Fisting: Never Tear Us Apart

Dir: Whammy Alcazaren | 2019 | 85 min | Phillipines | English

Friday, July 26th | 11:00pm | Rice Cinema | $10

Cinema Poverté

Cinema Poverté

Cinema Poverté: a collection of rarely seen music videos, shorts, & works in progress, made with little to no money by Jonathan Caouette

Dir: Jonathan Caouette | Various | 143 min | USA | English

Saturday, July 27th | 2:00pm | Rice Cinema | $10

Before Stonewall

Before Stonewall

Stonewall 50: Before Stonewall

Dir: Greta Schiller & Robert Rosenberg | 1984 | 87 min | USA | English

Saturday, July 27th | 5:00pm | MFAH | $10

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Competition: Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life

Dir: Tomer Heymann | 2018 | 106 min | Israel, Germany | Hebrew, English with English Subtitles

Saturday, July 27th | 5:00pm | Rice Cinema | $10

Post-Screening Q&A with director Tomer Heymann

Pasolini

Pasolini

Abel Ferrara’s Pasolini

Texas Premiere

Dir: Abel Ferrara | 2014 | 84 min | France | English

Saturday, July 27th | 7:00pm | MFAH | $10

Farm Boy

Farm Boy

Frame Change: Experimental Shorts

Dir: Various | 2017-19 | 75 min

Saturday, July 27th | 7:00pm | Aurora Picture Show | $10

Post-screening Q&A with Emilý Æyer and Kalil Haddad

Fall Into Ruin

Fall Into Ruin

Men’s Own Stories

Guest Programmed by Bill Arning

Dir: Various | Various | 90 min

Saturday, July 27th | 9:00pm | Aurora Picture Show | $10

The Orphan

The Orphan

Tales from the Passenger Seat

Dir: Various | Various | 105 min

Saturday, July 27th | 9:30pm | Brasil | $10

Until Porn Do Us Part…

Until Porn Do Us Part…

Competition: Until Porn Do Us Part…

Dir: Jorge Pelicano | 2018 | 90min | Portugal | Portuguese

Saturday, July 27th | 11:00pm | Rice Cinema | $10

Khejdi

Khejdi

Competition: Khejdi

Dir: Rohit Dwivedi | 2018 | 92 min | India | Hindi

Sunday, July 28th | 2:00pm | Rice Cinema | $10

The Bony Lady

The Bony Lady

Stranger Than Fiction: Documentary Shorts

Dir: Various | Various | 80 min

Sunday, July 28th | 3:00pm | Mystic Lyon | $10

Tarnation

Tarnation

Tribute to Jonathan Couette: Tarnation

With Jonathan Caouette in attendance

Dir: Jonathan Couette | 2004 | 88 min | USA | English

Sunday, July 28th | 5:00pm | Rice Cinema | $10

Encore Screening: Paris is Burning

Encore Screening: Paris is Burning

Encore Screening: Paris is Burning

Dir: Jennie Livingston | 1990 | 71 min | USA | English

Sunday, July 28th | 6:00pm | Edwards Marq’E 23 | $10

Angel

Angel

Revival: Angel

35mm Print

Dir: Robert Vincent O’Neill | 1984 | 94 min | USA | English

Sunday, July 28th | 7:30pm | Rice Cinema | $10

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jim

*NSFW: Sexy Shorts

Dir: Various | Various | 75 min

Sunday, July 28th | 9:30pm | Brasil | $10

Post-Screening Q&A with Natalia Rocafuerte

Being Impossible (Yo Impossible)

Being Impossible (Yo Impossible)

Competition: Being Impossible

Dir: Patricia Ortega | 2018 | 86 min | Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela | Spanish

Monday, July 29th | 7:00pm | Rice Cinema | $10

A Bigger Splash

A Bigger Splash

A Bigger Splash

Dir: Jack Hazan | 1973 | 106 min | UK | English

Monday, July 29th | 8:00pm | Edwards Marq’E 23 | $10

Encore Screening: Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life

Encore Screening: Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life

Encore Screening: Jonathan Agassi Saved My Life

Dir: Tomer Heymann | 2018 | 106 min | Israel; Germany | Hebrew

Monday, July 29th | 9:00pm | Brasil | $10

Fornacis

Fornacis

Competition: Fornacis

Dir: Aurélia Mengin | 2018 | 83 min | France | French

Monday, July 29th | 9:30pm | Rice Cinema | $10

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Competition: Portraits of the Rainbow

Dir: Ayumi Nakagawa | 2018 | 79 min | Japan | Japanese

Tuesday, July 30th | 6:30pm | Holocaust Museum | $10

Celebration

Celebration

Celebration

Dir: Olivier Meyrou | 2008 | 73 min | France | French

Tuesday, July 30th | 8:00pm | Edwards Marq’E 23 | $10

Why Can’t I Be Me? Around You

Why Can’t I Be Me? Around You

Closing Night: Why Can’t I Be Me? Around You

Houston Premiere - with Director Harrod Blank and Subject Rusty Tidenberg in Attendance

Dir: Harrod Blank | 2019 | 93 min | USA | English

Wednesday, July 31st | 7:00pm | MFAH | $10