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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.

Husek + Listen to the Beat of Our Images

A multi-million dollar urbanization project for the indigenous territory of Gran Chaco threatens to relocate Wichi families and disrupt their ancestral way of life.

Babi Yar. Context

Sergei Loznitsa’s film, constructed entirely of archival footage is a meticulous recounting of the events at Babi Yar, a ravine on the outskirts of Kiev where, in 1941, one of the largest mass executions in history took place. Screening March 20.

What We Leave Behind

On March 20, director Iliana Sosa in person with her intimate, lovingly patient portrait of the director’s 89-year-old grandfather Julián.



Ukrainian filmmaker Valentyn Vasyanovych's latest is a grim and bloody tour de force of long-take cinema, obliterating the imaginary line between states of peace and states of war. Screening March 20.

The Balcony Movie

Closing Night

Filmed before the pandemic yet prescient about our collective craving for connection in isolation, this quietly revelatory documentary was shot entirely from the filmmaker's balcony in Warsaw. Closing night selection for First Look 2022, with director in person—March 20!