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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. 

Digital Animation: Marvels of Media Workshop

Instructed by artist Pepita Sandwich, this workshop focuses on creating a digital animation short that involves the movement of a shape or object. Recommended for ages 15 and up.  


Incorporating elements of mythic fairy tale, pastoral romance, documentary, and even musical, Scarlet is a singular work of magic realism.

The Boy and the Heron

The legendary animator Hayao Miyazaki returns after a decade’s hiatus with an extraordinary and eccentric tale of a young boy entering an alternate realm of existence to help change his real world.


Swiss filmmaker Schäublin has created a film about time itself: what it means historically, emotionally, mechanically, set in the late 19th century Switzerland.

Return to Seoul

In the marvelous breakthrough from Cambodian-French director Davy Chou, Ji-Min Park stars as an impulsive French woman in her twenties named Freddie, vacationing in South Korea; while there she decides on a whim to try and locate the birth parents she never knew.

May December—with Production Designer Sam Lisenco in Person

Todd Haynes uses a potentially sensational subject to make vivid inquiries into American culture, with its obsessions with celebrity and scandal, and the precarious foundation of family itself. Production designer Sam Lisenco to appear in person!