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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.

Reflected Forms: Story and Character in the Films of Todd Haynes

On the occasion of Todd Haynes’s May December, MoMI is pleased to present an exhibit with materials from the archives of filmmaker Todd Haynes, now part of the Museum’s collection, offering a glimpse into his process of transforming historical and cultural referents into formally ambitious, richly emotional films. 

Recurring

Ernest & Celestine: A Trip to Gibberitia

Ten years after the original Ernest & Celestine film introduced the world to the unlikely friendship between a bear and a mouse, the sequel A Trip to Gibberitia takes the duo on a new adventure. Screening 11/25 (in French with English subtitles and 11/26 (in English).

The Shadow of the Sun (La Sombra del Sol)

See Venezuela’s Oscar submission for Best International Feature: the story of Leo, a blue-collar worker who participates in a musical contest in the capital of Caracas to help solve his economic problems. With director Miguel Ángel Ferrer in person!

Recurring

Before Sunset 

One of the greatest romantic films ever made, a brilliantly acted, consistently playful, at times wrenching portrait of lost time, missed chances, and the possibility of changing one’s destiny.

Joonam

Named for a Farsi term of endearment, Joonam is a personal film that echoes common experiences of the Iranian diasporic community, and will speak to anyone affected by the dislocation of the immigration experience. Screening 11/26 with director Sierra Urich in conversation with Farihah Zaman.

Recurring

Before Midnight

The third outing in the saga of Jesse and Céline, set in Greece in late summer, is a bold, intensely emotional conclusion to their story.