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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. 

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.

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.

Cinema of Sensations: The Never-Ending Screen of Val del Omar

This major exhibition brings the immersive, multisensory cinematic installations of visionary Spanish artist, filmmaker, and inventor José Val del Omar (1904–1982) to U.S. audiences for the first time, along with commissioned pieces by contemporary artists Sally Golding, Matt Spendlove, and Tim Cowlishaw; Duo Prismáticas; Esperanza Collado; and Colectivo Los Ingrávidos.

Refreshing the Loop

Refreshing the Loop continues Museum of the Moving Image’s tradition of displaying GIFs in our passenger elevator. This new iteration places artists who have been widely known for their GIFs for more than two decades in conversation with selected artists who have gained notable popularity in the last few years.

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The Rescuers

Among the most charming and vividly realized animated features of Disney’s post–Golden Age, this hit adaptation of a series of books by Margery Sharp follows the adventures of the Rescue Aid Society, a group of mice helping international victims in peril.

Fool for Love

This absorbing, intensely physical drama set at a rundown motel in the Mojave Desert is based on the play by Sam Shepard, also stars as a rodeo stunt rider trying to convince his ex-girlfriend (Kim Basinger) that they should rekindle their flame.

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Back to the Future

Powered by Oscar-winning special effects, a catchy pop song by Huey Lewis & the News, and a mind-bending riff on the Oedipal complex, this Reagan-era blockbuster has stood the test of time.

Bad Day at Black Rock

John Sturges’s lean-and-mean CinemaScope color noir featuring a beguiling Spencer Tracy as a no-nonsense man investigating a suspected killing in a tiny California desert town plays 6/10 on 35mm.

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Close Encounters of the Third Kind

Spielberg's operatic tale of a group of humans (including Dreyfuss’s suburban everydad) preparing to make contact with mysterious outer-space visitors is an emotionally stirring, visually jaw-dropping journey.