Past Event
Visual and Dramatic Arts
Sunday, July 28
Tarnation: Tribute to Jonathan Caouette

About the Event

15th Anniversary Screening!
Directed by Jonathan Caouette
(2004; 88 min; USA; English; Color; Digital)
with Jonathan Caouette in attendance!

Description: Filmmaker Jonathan Caouette’s documentary on growing up with his schizophrenic mother – a mixture of snapshots, Super-8 film, answering machine messages, video diaries, early short films, and more - culled from nineteen years of his life.

Tickets are available online


The 23rd Annual QFest, Houston’s International LGBTQ+ Film Festival, takes place July 24th through 31st, 2019! Screenings take place at Rice Cinema, Films at the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, Brasil Houston, Aurora Picture Show, HOLOCAUST MUSEUM HOUSTON, and Mystic Lyon with a variety of queer short films and feature programming.

QPasses are on sale now! Purchase your QPass for only $75!

QFest is dedicated to promoting the arts as a powerful tool for communication and cooperation among diverse communities by presenting programs by, about, and of interest to the gay, lesbian, bisexual, transgender and queer community.

QFest is a sponsored project of Aurora Picture Show, a 501c3 presenting artist-made, non-commercial film and video, and dedicated to expanding the cinematic experience and promoting the understanding and appreciation of the moving image.

QFest is generously supported by our Presenting Media Sponsor Spectrum South


Directions to Rice Cinema, Rice Media Center:
Entrance #8 via University Blvd & Stockton Drive
For specific directions from any location Google map ‘Rice Cinema’.
Parking available in West Lot 4, $5 flat rate charge, credit card required

Directions & Parking

Entrance #8 via University Blvd & Stockton Drive

Nearest visitor parking lots:
Moody Lot (previously known as Hess Lot)


Rice Media Center
Cinema Auditorium #100