Aurora Picture Show (Aurora) is a Houston, Texas-based 501(c)(3) non-profit cinema. Aurora supports non-commercial film, video and new media artists, through promotion, exhibition opportunities, the payment of artist fees, and public education via the Aurora Video Library and the Aurora Video Label. Housed in a converted church building, Aurora promotes a meaningful and community-oriented exchange between artists and audience. Aurora’s mandate from the beginning was to champion short artist-made films and videos, to present visiting film/videomakers and curators, and to encourage active audiences. Through consistently presenting visionary programming, Aurora has a reputation as one of the world’s foremost microcinemas.