ArCH Film Program

The Architecture Center Houston (ArCH) Film Program is a celebration of Architecture-related film and media. Programming includes screenings, a fall film festival and discussions held at our own venue as well as various spaces around the city.The program strives to highlight themes and issues within architectural discourse.

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2020 ArCH Film Festival Coming in May

Information on the 2018 ArCH Film Festival can be found below. 

The 2018 ArCH film Festival will be hosted November 6 - 16 in partnership with Houston Cinema Arts Festival. The 2018 films provide a platform to question the relationship between development of the built environment and the people who inhabit it.

ArCH Film Festival Celebration will take place on November 7 at 5:30 PM at Crestron Showroom, located at the Decorative Center of Houston. This event will also feature a book lecture by Dietmar Froelich on his new book The Chameleon Effect, a two-part scientifically researched history of the mutual influence of architecture and film.

Reception is sponsored by Crestron and CONTENT Architecture. RSVP today!


Tuesday, November 6 @ 7 PM
High-Rise, MATCH

Saturday, November 10 @ 3:15PM
Owned: The Tale of Two Americas, Rice Cinema
Presented in partnership with Houston Cinema Arts Festival

Sunday, November 11 @ 3:45 PM
The Invisible City, Rice Cinema
Presented in partnership with Houston Cinema Arts Festival

Thursday, November 15 @ 6:45 PM
Double Screening: Aquarius and Unknown New York: The City that Women Built, University of Houston, Hines School of Architecture Auditorium
Sponsored by WiA Houston and W.S. Bellows

Friday, November 16 @ 6:45 PM
24 City, 14 Pews
Sponsored by 14 Pews