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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

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

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.

Mr. Yellow Sweatshirt

Shot in the Roosevelt Ave/Jackson Heights station, this installation video captures the tide of New Yorkers streaming through an entrance to the subway system in what the filmmakers refer to as a “collective ballet.”


Eva Davidova’s participatory installation playfully incorporates both ancient myth and contemporary reality, highlighting the theme of interdependent responsibility in the wake of ecological disaster.


The Witches

A singular collaboration between vanguard filmmaker Nicolas Roeg and visionary artist Jim Henson, The Witches adapts one of Roald Dahl’s most frightful books for children with phantasmagoric gusto.


Ghosts of Mars

John Carpenter’s sci-fi horror western has grown in stature as a cult favorite since its release, and features Ice Cube in the kind of unapologetically tough but ultimately fair and kind-hearted role he was made for. 

Lewis Klahr Program 3

The films in this program explore the surreal, while reflecting on the intersection of personal identity and pop culture giving way to the complex landscapes of the human condition.


Inside Llewyn Davis 

The Coen brothers’ acerbic yet profoundly felt character study of a singer-songwriter (Oscar Isaac) will be introduced by critic Adam Nayman, author of The Coen Brothers: This Book Really Ties the Films Together, on 10/15.

Kokomo City + Alpha Kings

D. Smith's Sundance NEXT Innovator Award winner will be preceded by the short Alpha Kings with filmmakers Faye Tsakas and Enrique Pedráza-Botero in person


The Village 

M. Night Shyamalan's most conceptually complex, intricately patterned film, a Bush-era political allegory that evokes the literature of Hawthorne and Irving in its deeply American fears of the unknown, screens on 35mm 10/21 and 10/28.

MoMI Members Halloween

With spooky season in full swing, join MoMI for a members-only Halloween event on 10/21, featuring a performance by drag queen Avant Garbage, a DJ, refreshments provided by QNSY cocktails and local restaurants, a costume contest, themed gallery tours, trivia, and more.