2nd Annual United Nations Association Film Festival
You dont need experience in international relations in order to appreciate the films being screened at the four-day United Nations Association Film Festival. The movies examine political problems around the world, with topics such as crimes against humanity (The Reckoning, from the Congo), honor killing (Dishonored, from Pakistan) and environmental activism (Crude, from Ecuador). Theres also antiwar sentiment (Soldiers of Peace, from Australia) and race relations (Prom Night in Mississippi, from the USA). The program features more than a dozen films, including shorts which, unfortunately, isnt enough to spotlight all of our global problems. Screening times vary. Through January 30. University of St. Thomas, 4001 Mt. Vernon. For information, call 713-667-7044 or visit www.unahouston.org. $7 to $75.
Jan. 27-30, 6 p.m., 2011
Get the Things to Do Newsletter
Sign up for our weekly guide to events in Houston, and never be bored again. With suggestions for every day of the week, our recommendations will keep you busy on any budget.