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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. 

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.”

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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.

Dissolution

David Levine’s Dissolution is a jewel-box sculpture that conjures the past and future of the moving image. A 20-minute film played on a loop, it draws on the central conceit of iconic 1980s movies and TV shows such as Tron and Max Headroom: human characters who find themselves dematerialized and confined within the interior worlds of electronic devices.

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Access Mornings at MoMI

Offered the first Saturday of each month (June 2023–May 2024), free Access Mornings at MoMI are dedicated to families with children on the autism spectrum and give families an exclusive opportunity to explore exhibitions and ...

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Bringing Up Baby

On 11/4, 11/10, and 11/12, see Howard Hawks's unparalleled screwball classic featuring Katharine Hepburn (in her most truly madcap role) as a flighty heiress who, along with her leopard named “Baby,” reduces Cary Grant's paleontologist to a primitive state.

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James and the Giant Peach

Producer Tim Burton and director Henry Selick employ both live action and stop-motion animation to realize Roald Dahl’s wondrous tale about a young orphan (Terry) who grows a magical, colossal iteration of the fuzzy fruit. Screens 11/4, 11/5, and 11/11.

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Everyone Else

Maren Ade's microscopic look at a relationship in crisis, or perhaps one that might already have passed the point of no return.

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Convoy

This late ’70s hit saw Hollywood renegade Sam Peckinpah cash in on Carter-era America’s weird obsession with truckers and citizens band radio. Featuring Kris Kristofferson, Ali MacGraw, and Burt Young.

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Toni Erdmann

In the hands of Maren Ade, one of the most profound and precisely observed films about the condition of contemporary globalized living was also the funniest.

Carnival of Blood

A psychopathic killer uses the carousel ride at a Coney Island carnival to pick his victims, whom he then murders and dismembers on the world-famous boardwalk. Burt Young appears in his first screen role as a hunchbacked, facially disfigured carnival worker.