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Best of the 2023 Ottawa International Animation Festival

August 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm

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$7 – $9

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GENERAL INFORMATION Please check the location for your movie! Films are screened in Brown Auditorium Theater in the Caroline Wiess Law Building or the Lynn Wyatt Theater in the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building. Use the 5500 Main Street entrance or the MFAH parking garages to access tunnels to both theaters. See map on back cover. For after-hours films in Brown Auditorium Theater, filmgoers may use the Main Street entrance to the Law Building. Refreshments are not permitted in the theaters. Audience members are kindly requested to silence all electronic devices once the film begins. Many films are unrated and may not be appropriate for younger viewers. Call 713-639-7531 with questions. PLAN YOUR VISIT Visit mfah.org/visit/parking for all parking options. Advance tickets are recommended. Doors open 30 minutes before the screening starts. No late entry. If you have questions about accessibility resources in the Museum’s auditoriums, please email accessibility@mfah.org or call 713-639-7300. ADMISSION Except where otherwise indicated, film tickets are $9. Museum members, students with ID, and seniors (65+) receive a $2 discount. No other discounts apply. Children 5 and under are admitted free—please check suitability of films for younger viewers. Purchase tickets in advance at mfah.org/film, at membership desks in the Nancy and Rich Kinder Building or Audrey Jones Beck Building during Museum hours, or at the theater box office prior to show time. Credit cards are accepted in person. FILM BUFFS Film Buffs is the Museum’s membership group for movie lovers. Call 713-639-7550 or visit mfah.org/filmbuffs for more information. Dues start at $85 and benefits include discounted admission to MFAH Films, discounted garage parking, and free passes to sneak preview screenings of new films! Museum members are eligible for a discount on the annual dues. The screening schedule is subject to change. Please follow MFAH Films on social media. All films are presented in their original languages with English subtitles, except where noted. Information line: 713-639-7515 Museum Call Center: 713-639-7771 Updates: mfah.org/films Like us on Facebook: fb.com/MFAHfilms Follow us on Twitter: @mfahfilms Follow us on Instagram: @mfahouston




Directed by various directors
(Various countries, 2023, 71 minutes, in original languages with English subtitles)
Brown Auditorium Theater, digital
For adult audiences

The annual Ottawa International Animation Festival curates a selection of short films, both award winners and audience favorites, for the touring Best of Ottawa Program. The lineup of 10 short films highlights cutting-edge achievements in the art of animation, representing the myriad styles, techniques, and perspectives that animation is uniquely capable of realizing.
Animation Program

OIAF 2023 Signal Film | Canada, 1 min.
A Crab in the Pool (Un trou dans la poitrine) | Canada, 11 min.
Families’ Albums (Albums de familles) | Canada, 8 min.
Herzog’s Chicken | Canada, 1 min.
Box Cutters | France/Netherlands/South Africa, 8 min.
14th Anibar Animation Festival Trailer Love | Estonia/Kosovo, 1 min.
Cyclepaths | Belgium, 12 min.
Eeva | Estonia/Croatia, 16 min.
Miserable Miracle (Misérable Miracle) | Canada/France, 8 min.
Living the Dream | Canada, 2023, 1 min.


August 23
7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
$7 – $9
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Museum of Fine Arts – Caroline Wiess Law Building
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