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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

Museum of the Moving Image

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

Museum of the Moving Image

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

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.

Living with The Walking Dead

This major new exhibition addresses the origins, production, fandom, and impact of The Walking Dead, one of the most watched shows in the history of cable television. Presented with support from AMC Networks.

LAIKA: Life in Stop Motion

This new exhibition invites visitors of all ages to appreciate the painstaking work of stop-motion animation, with eight animation stations equipped with 2-D LAIKA character figures and environments that visitors can use to experiment with and create their own short films.

Sam and Friends

This program presents four of the fifteen surviving episodes of Sam and Friends, a five-minute, live television show created by Jim Henson and Jane Nebel (later Jane Henson) that aired daily on Washington, D.C.–based WRC-TV from 1955 to 1961.


Alien Nation

Bedecked in ’80s genre trappings yet motivated by allegory, Alien Nation situates a mismatched buddy cop story within a near-future Los Angeles inundated by 300,000 humanoid extraterrestrials.



Gillian Armstrong's vibrant light-hearted musical comedy kicks off our Pioneering Women in Australian Cinema series on July 21 and 23.



One of Curtis Harrington’s most successful films and a hidden highlight of Caan’s early career.

The Lifebelt (To Sosivio)

A failed Athenian businessman, deep in financial and moral collapse, turns to food banks in order to survive. There, he meets a homeless man who throws him the "lifebelt" he needs to get himself out of his predicament and rediscover the values he once had. Screens October 8.


The Killer Elite

Released during the heyday of the 1970s conspiracy thriller, Peckinpah’s The Killer Elite might rank as the most cynical of them all.

Pack of Sheep (Ageli Provaton)

The balance of power between prey and predators begins to shift in this inquiry into toxic masculinity that won the 2022 Hellenic Film Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Screens October 8.