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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.”


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.


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 presents 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. 


Hugo in 3-D

Martin Scorsese’s first feature designed for family audiences is a love letter to the art form that uses the new technology of digital 3-D filmmaking to celebrate the birth of movies. See it in 3-D January 5–7. Author Brian Selznick, who wrote the book on which the film is based, will appear in person on January 5!

The Descendants

Dir. Alexander Payne. 2011, 115 mins. DCP. With George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard, Robert Forster. Payne’s eagerly awaited follow-up to Sideways is a smart and moving dramatic comedy with a remarkable ensemble ...


Hlynur Pálmason's film, shortlisted for the International Film Oscar, is a psychological epic in which morality, spirituality, tradition, and brute force collide amidst the majesty and terror of the natural world. Screening 1/7.


Dir. Alexander Payne. 2013, 115 mins. DCP. With Bruce Dern, June Squibb, Will Forte. Payne’s black-and-white, jewel-like family drama bears traces of the writer-director's more acerbic earlier films, but pushes his filmography into more introspective, ...


Payne’s speculative science-fiction comedy is premised on a fascinating and plausible scientific theory: if we were all five inches tall, the world’s resources would go a long way.

Succession, Season 4, Episode 3: “Connor’s Wedding”

Director in Person

The most riveting hour of television in 2023, “Connor’s Wedding” unfolds in what feels like real time. On January 7, Emmy Award–winning director Mark Mylod will appear in person to talk about this episode, which altered the course of the series.