Houston Cinema Arts Festival

Houston Cinema Arts Festival (HCAF) is a five-day, multi-venue film and arts festival existing at the intersection of cinema and the arts and celebrating Houston’s diverse communities and cultures.  HCAF includes narrative and documentary feature film screenings, short film screenings, video installations, multimedia performances, panel discussions, workshops, and educational programs showcasing both local and global talent.  HCAF is held at venues throughout Houston including museums, cultural organizations, arts organizations, concert venues, and gathering places of all kinds.  For five glorious days, HCAF transforms Houston into a film lover’s paradise with unforgettable programming, speakers, and performers.

Tickets for HCAF20 will be available soon.  Please check back!

In the meantime, checkout last year’s HCAF19 programming here.

2019 Festival

2019 Schedule
2019 Venue Accessibility
2019 Passes & Tickets
2019 Attending
2019 Venues

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We are happy to offer annual members that include passes to the festival, exclusive access at special events, and more!

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Houston Cinema Arts Society is always eager to form new partnerships and work with organizations that share interest in the arts community. We offer a wide variety of sponsorship opportunities for both for-profit and non-profits.

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Want to join the HCAS team? We are always looking for volunteers both for our annual festival as well as our year-round programming.
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