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Please be advised: the Museum will be open on Wednesday, June 19, 12:00–6:00 p.m. for the Juneteenth holiday.


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Tut’s Fever Movie Palace

Tut’s Fever is a working movie theater and art installation created by Red Grooms and Lysiane Luong, an homage to the ornate, exotic picture palaces of the 1920s

Behind the Screen

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The Museum's core exhibition immerses visitors in the creative and technical process of producing, promoting, and presenting films, television shows, and digital entertainment.

The Jim Henson Exhibition

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This dynamic experience explores Jim Henson’s groundbreaking work for film and television and his transformative impact on culture. 

The Situation Room

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Commissioned by the Museum, seven artists have each created four original GIFs that will be presented as two-month installations on the walls and ceiling of the visitor elevator.

An Act of Seeing: Barry Jenkins’s The Gaze

In his companion piece installation to The Underground Railroad, Jenkins further engages ideas about visibility, history, and power in moving-image portraits of the show’s background actors.

Deepfake: Unstable Evidence on Screen

“Deepfakes” are videos that intentionally distort or fabricate actual events. This temporary exhibition presents a variety of media that demonstrate the instability of on-screen truths.

Our Ark

First Look in the Museum Galleries

Exploring the technological advances that have made backing up our world possible—from trees to turtles to tangerines—Our Ark probes the urge to preserve as well as what cannot be captured.

As Mine Exactly

A mother and son revisit the medical emergency that reshaped their lives and the remarkable fragments that remain of that time in this intimate blend of VR and performance film.

Faritra + Two by Marek Moučka

This startlingly candid observational documentary takes place almost entirely inside a juvenile prison in Madagascar, screens alongside two shorts from filmmaker Marek Moučka

Day after…

A century-old paddle steamer called the Rocket journeys from capital city Dhaka to coastal villages in a 360-degree portrait of contemporary Bangladesh.

A Thousand Fires + Side by Side

This ravishing film follows the tireless Thein Shwe and his family as they eke out a life drilling for oil in the fields of Magway, Myanmar.

Mr. Landsbergis

Showcase Screening

The latest documentary from the indefatigable Sergei Loznitsa is a masterwork of archival storytelling, grippingly and exhaustively detailing the Lithuanian fight for nationhood during the crucial years of 1989–1991, threaded together by interviews with the first Head of the Lithuanian Parliament, the now 89-year-old Vytautas Landsbergis


In his auspicious debut feature, a surreal absurdist parable that somehow begs comparisons to both Robert Bresson and Charlie Chaplin, El Zohairy conjures an entire, self-contained universe around the story of a working-class Egyptian family.

Persistent Visions Program 1

Persistent Visions is the Museum’s ongoing series dedicated to experimental works. This first program is an exploration of indeterminacy, feelings, time, and the need for grounding in the physical world. 

Persistent Visions Program 2

Persistent Visions is the Museum’s ongoing series dedicated to experimental works. This second program explores gestural lyrics, offerings to the heavens, rituals for ancestors, and conceptually radical structures for restoring luminous contact with physical reality