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The Museum of Fine Arts, Houston presents MFAH Film Premieres. Enjoy these critically acclaimed, award-winning international films as they make their Houston debut!Herb & Dorothy 50 x 50
Directed by Megumi Sasaki
87 minutesSasaki’s 2008 documentary Herb & Dorothy was a hit with audiences at the MFAH and many other museums. The filmmaker updates their story in this new film.Herb and Dorothy Vogel, a retired postal clerk and librarian, began collecting works of contemporary art in the 1960s. The collection grew to nearly 5,000 pieces over 50 years and is worth millions.This follow-up to the award-winning documentary shadows the couple as they launch an unprecedented gift project: giving artworks to one museum in all 50 states. The new film explores the outsized impact that these former civil servants still have on the American art world.