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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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Manakamana

Composed of eleven long hypnotic shots, this transfixing ethnographic documentary follows various pilgrims and tourists as they travel to and from a Nepalese temple via a cable car suspended high over a mountain jungle.

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Don’t Eat the Pictures

Shot on-site at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, and made in collaboration with the museum’s own office of film and television, this Sesame Street special was nominated for a primetime Emmy and won France’s 1984 Prix Jeunesse/International. Screening 11/18, 11/19. and 11/24.

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Hale County This Morning, This Evening 

This inspired and intimate portrait of a place and its people witnesses the lives of Daniel Collins and Quincy Bryant, two young African American men from rural Hale County, Alabama, over the course of five years.

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35 Shots of Rum 

Claire Denis created one of her warmest, most lived-in dramas in this superb and subtly drawn film, inspired by Yasujiro Ozu’s Late Spring in its evocation of the rich, complex emotions experienced by a father and daughter as he quietly learns to accept that she’s growing up

The Wise Kids 

The film that marked the arrival of one of the most distinctive voices in contemporary American cinema, The Wise Kids is a poignant coming-of-age drama about young people in the Bible Belt struggling with growing up and growing apart. With director Stephen Cone in person on 11/18!

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Princess Cyd 

Director Stephen Cone’s subtle and deeply felt film is one of the great recent coming-of-age movies. With Cone in person on 11/18!

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They Live

A wanderer named Nada stumbles upon a pair of sunglasses that reveals the horrifying true nature of the world in this thrilling sci-fi action cult classic from director John Carpenter.