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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston

El Amparo

Sunday, Apr. 30, 2017 – Sunday, Apr. 30, 2017

03:15 PM – 04:50 PM
US/Central

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Set in the late 1980s near the Colombian-Venezuelan border, Rober Calzadilla’s suspenseful first feature reveals the harrowing true story of the Amparo Massacre. A group of 14 men set out on a fishing trip, lazily traveling together and searching for good catches along the Arauco River. When they are suddenly gunned down, the lone two survivors make it back to their village, only to discover that the Venezuelan government accuses them of being guerillas. The villagers of Amparo rally around the men, defending them from the allegations. But the men and their neighbors find that trying to fight the intimidation tactics of the officials is an uphill battle that the government plans to win.

HOURS & ADMISSION

  • Tuesday - Wednesday, 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
    Thursday, 10:00 am - 9:00 pm
    Friday - Saturday, 10:00 am - 7:00 pm
    Sunday, 12:15 pm - 7:00 pm
    Monday: Closed (Except Monday Holidays). Closed Thanksgiving Day and Christmas Day.
  • General Admission: MFAH Members-FREE Adult-$15 ($14 Online); Senior (65+) $10 ($9 Online); Youth (13-18) $7.50 ($6.50 Online); Child (12 & younger) FREE; Military (ID Required) $10; Student (ID Required) $7.50 Ticketed exhibitions require an additional admission charge. Free Hours: FREE THURSDAY 10 am - 9 pm

Directions & Parking

  • Free Parking
  • Paid Parking
  • Street Parking
  • Free parking is available in four outdoor street-level lots north of the Law Building. Two are along Main Street: one at Bissonnet one at Oakdale; and two are off Montrose Boulevard: one at the Glassell Studio School and one at the Glassell Junior School. Overflow parking is available at Park Plaza parking garages at 1200 Binz and 1201 Hermann Drive. Located directly east of the Beck and Law buildings the MFAH Visitors Center at 5600 Fannin features a four-story covered parking garage. The easy-to-find parking entrance is on Binz marked by a large yellow arrow. Parking Fee is $6 all day.

Special Offers / Dining

Paolo Fronza, from Fellini Caffè, runs this sophisticated dining operation. Enjoy an array of Italian-inspired fare with a Texas flair, a European-style coffee bar, a kids menu, and much more at the MFA Café, located on the lower level of the Beck Building.

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