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Cinema Luminaire

February 2, 2024

7:00 pm

8:30 pm

Friday, Feb 2

7 – 8:30 pm

Dive into the extraordinary world of Georges Méliès in a silent film with live music from French violinist Kami Ghavi Helm. The director’s “A Trip to the Moon” (1902, 13 min) will be followed by a selection of his short films introduced by Keith Houk, professor at University of Houston.  Cinema Luminaire is presented in partnership between Discovery Green and Villa Albertine in Houston.

  • A Trip to the Moon (1902) – 13 minutes
  • The Eclipse (1907) – 9 minutes
  • Good Glue Sticks (1907) – 5 minutes
  • The Cook in Trouble (1904) – 4 minutes
  • The Living Playing Cards (1905) – 2 minutes




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Anheuser-Busch Stage

The Anheuser-Busch Stage is a state-of-the-art outdoor concert venue, with audio and lighting systems designed to enhance the unique diversity of Houston’s performing and visual arts, as well as all musical genres. The backdrop of the stage is a magnificent view of Houston’s downtown skyline. The stage faces the Fondren Performance Space, with convenient access from Avenida de las Americas and the George R. Brown Convention Center. The stage can accommodate an oversized movie screen, with projection capabilities for outdoor movies, audio/visual slideshows and presentations, and live feeds.

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Discovery Green’s location in the heart of downtown, as well as its beautifully maintained landscape, makes it a much sought-after outdoor venue for events. From company picnics, fundraisers and product launches to concerts, festivals, birthday parties and weddings, the Discovery Green campus has the perfect spot for any event from 20 people to 20,000.