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Please be advised: the Museum will be open on Wednesday, June 19, 12:00–6:00 p.m. for the Juneteenth holiday.


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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. 


Jim Henson: Tele-Visionary

We’ll celebrate the 20th anniversary of the start of our screenings, with a special presentation of our very first compilation program, a journey from Jim Henson’s first show, Sam and Friends, to The Muppet Show, featuring material you won’t see anywhere else, including early TV appearances, commercials, and more.  

The Killer

David Fincher deconstructs the myth of the movie hit man with sardonic relish in this teasingly self-reflexive tour de force.

The Eternal Memory

Director in Person

The latest film by Academy Award–nominated filmmaker Maite Alberdi witnesses the loving partnership of Augusto and Paulina, two public figures in their native Chile who’ve decided not to retreat into privacy when Augusto is diagnosed with Alzheimer’s disease. With director Alberdi in person.

Killers of the Flower Moon

Killers of the Flower Moon is a staggering, summative tale of American violence that finds Martin Scorsese at the height of his storytelling powers. On 1/13, the screening is followed by a Followed by a Q&A with editor Thelma Schoonmaker, executive producer Marianne Bower, and casting director Ellen Lewis.

Nothing Lasts Forever

Director in Person

With director Jason Kohn in person on 1/13! The latest narratively expansive, big-screen documentary from nonfiction virtuoso Kohn takes on the international, centuries-old, so-called “precious diamond” industrial complex.