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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.

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.



Epically filmed by 70mm veteran Ernest Laszlo, Airport sparked the star-studded disaster blockbuster genre that is still going strong today. Screens 8/19–8/26 in a double feature with its spoof Airplane!



Lithuanian director Mantas Kvedaravicius's portrait of the Ukrainian city of Mariupol in the wake of Russia’s siege of Crimea in 2014

Idlewild (with summer dance party)

Lifelong compatriots Rooster and Percival Jenkins hatch a plan to save a Georgia nightclub called "The Church” from vengeful hustler Trumpy (Terrence Howard) in this film starring OutKast, followed by a summer dance party featuring legendary DJ Wiz of Kid ‘n Play, DJ Kaykay47, and Bossman on 8/19!



The wild comedy spoof Airplane! sparked a spoof comedy explosion. Screening 8/19, 8/26, and 9/2 alongside a 70mm screening of Airport, the self-serious disaster melodrama that inspired it.

Real Rap Summer Dance Party

Join us August 19 for an outdoor dance party celebrating the Real Rap series with music by DJ Wiz, DJ Kaykay47, and Bossman.



From 8/12–8/25, see Jordan Peele's wildly expansive, primally frightening movie, on 70mm.