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ArthouseFW

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About

Presented by the Lone Star Film Society, in partnership with the Modern Art Museum and Kimbell Art Museum of Fort Worth, ArthouseFW presents a full year of carefully curated film programming that includes everything from the most avant-garde to the most popular. It includes celebrated classics, highly anticipated new releases, films for children and families, and educational opportunities. The LSFS hopes to provide Fort Worth with film programming comparable to any other city in the world.

General Ticketing Info

Screenings will be held in the Modern’s auditorium. Tickets are $9 for general admission, $8 for Modern members, $6 for LSFS and Modern Reel People members, $5 for children under 12, and free for ArthouseFW passholders. Tickets will also be available for sale at the Modern two hours prior to showtime.

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ArthouseFW Pass: $75

ArthouseFW passes are available for $75. Platinum LSFS Members also receive one (1) FREE ArthouseFW Pass. An ArthouseFW Pass provides priority access to all ArthouseFW screenings for up to a year after date of purchase.

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LSFS Membership

LSFS members receive a 25% discount on all ArthouseFW and Lone Star Film Festival purchases, including passes. Platinum LSFS Members also receive one (1) FREE ArthouseFW Pass, which provides priority access to all ArthouseFW screenings for up to a year after date of purchase.

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Current Schedule

The Lone Star Film Society’s ArthouseFW joins the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth in two series this August. The first is a celebration of Japanese film director, animator, mangaka, illustrator, producer and screenwriter, Hayao Miyasaki. The second takes a look at the career of master-filmmaker Alfred Hitchcock, showcasing six of his pivotal films, including two silent features with live musical accompaniment.

Miyazaki at the Modern

Throughout a career that has spanned six decades, Miyazaki has attained international acclaim as a masterful storyteller and brilliant creator of anime feature films. Along with Isao Takahata, he co-founded Studio Ghibli, the famed Japanese film and animation studio. The success of Miyazaki’s films has invited comparisons with American animator Walt Disney, British animator Nick Park, and American director Steven Spielberg. He is considered one of the most popular and influential animators in the history of cinema.

Screening Times

Scare Tactics: Six by Hitchcock

The Lone Star Film Society’s ArthouseFW and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth finish out the summer with an exciting series showcasing six pivotal Alfred Hitchcock films. The selected films explore the power of Hitchcock’s distinctive style in two of his nine silent films and four of his later masterpieces. Both silent film screenings will include live musical accompaniment.

Screening Times

Additional Screenings

September 5 MEAN GIRLS
(Waters, 2003)
Runtime: 97 min.
10:00 PM @ The Modern

Past Series and Screenings

Spring 2014 ArthouseFW programming was divided into four distinct series.

Cinemuse Series

Taking place during Lone Star Late Night at The Modern, the ArthouseFW – Cinemuse Series presents a pair of filmmakers whose artistic visions inspire each other’s creativity. The first program in this series will feature the celebrated director John Carpenter and his go to action hero, Kurt Russell. Together these filmmakers have created some of the most iconic films and characters from the 80s and 90s. The Modern bar will stay open until show time, allowing audiences to grab a drink or two before the film rolls. Join the Lone Star Film Society and the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth for a late night series that is sure to keep you awake.

Samurai Series

The ArthouseFW – Samurai Series presents select films that highlight the unique and poetic life of the Samurai. Each film explores a new perspective of life as a warrior, whether the battle is for life, love or upholding the strict expectations of society. The series will play alongside the Kimbell Art Museum’s exhibition Samurai: Armor from the Ann and Gabriel Barbier-Mueller Collection in the brand new Renzo Piano pavilion. This installment of ArthouseFW is presented by the Lone Star Film Society and the Kimbell Art Museum.

Silent Sundays

The ArthouseFW – Silent Sunday films present the visionaries of early cinema who pioneered film and narrative techniques, shifting movies from a simple means of entertainment to a serious artistic medium. Each film in this series will be presented alongside unique live musical accompaniment in the Kimbell Art Museum’s Renzo Piano pavilion. This installment of ArthouseFW is presented by the Lone Star Film Society and the Kimbell Art Museum.

Auteur Series

The first installment of the ArthouseFW – Auteur Series emphasizes the Spanish director Luis Buñuel’s surreal criticism of society throughout his career. The selections highlight Buñuel’s stylistic coherence that has defined him as one of the most accomplished auteurs in cinematic history. The series will play at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth as part of an ongoing partnership with the Lone Star Film Society.

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Address

1907 Windsor Place
Fort Worth, TX, 76110
Phone: (817) 924-6000
Fax: (817) 924-6001

The LSFS

The Lone Star Film Society (LSFS) is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that exists to cultivate an appreciation and understanding of the moving image as an art form.

The Festival