Lean went on to make epic films like Lawrence of Arabia and The Bridge on the River Kwai, but it was this smaller womans film that earned him his first nomination for an Academy Award (the first ever for a British director). The film, part of Passionate Encounters: The Cinema of David Lean, screens at 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday. Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, 1001 Bissonnet. For information, call 713-639-7515 or visit www.mfah.org. $6 to $7.
Sat., Jan. 17, 7 p.m.; Sun., Jan. 18, 7 p.m., 2009