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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

Museum of the Moving Image

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. 

Back Street

The 8:00 p.m. Back Street screens as part of a double feature with Of Human Bondage (7:15 p.m.). Snubbed: Irene Dunne  Dir. John M. Stahl. 1932, U.S. 93 mins. 4K DCP. With Irene Dunne, John Boles, George ...

Of Human Bondage

Snubbed: Bette Davis  Dir. John Cromwell. 1934, U.S. 83 mins. Digital projection. With Bette Davis, Leslie Howard, Frances Dee. Though it only took a portion of W. Somerset Maugham’s beloved 1915 best-selling novel, Cromwell’s vivid ...

Showing Up–With Kelly Reichardt

Director in Person

American independent treasure Kelly Reichardt brings her unique brand of contemplative humanism to this observant portrait of artistic creation set in Portland, starring Michelle Williams and Hong Chau. Reichardt appears for a post-screening Q&A 1/26.

Back Street

Snubbed: Irene Dunne  Dir. John M. Stahl. 1932, U.S. 93 mins. 4K DCP. With Irene Dunne, John Boles, George Meeker, ZaSu Pitts, Jane Darwell. This formidable pre-Code tearjerker from melodrama titan Stahl has such a ...