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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. 


The Maltese Falcon

Snubbed: Humphrey Bogart Dir. John Huston. 1941, U.S. 101 mins. 4K DCP. With Humphrey Bogart, Mary Astor, Sydney Greenstreet, Peter Lorre, Gladys George. Huston’s improbably accomplished first film, adapted from the novel by Dashiell Hammett, ...

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Come hear artist David Levine, whose Dissolution is on display in our Amphitheater Gallery, talk with film critic Danielle Burgos and Curator of Science & Technology Sonia Epstein. Followed by a screening of 1992’s cyber-horror meltdown The Lawnmower Man.



Snubbed: Al Pacino  Dir. Brian De Palma. 1983, U.S. 180 mins. 4K DCP. With Al Pacino, Michelle Pfeiffer, Steven Bauer, F. Murray Abraham, Mary Elizabeth Mastrantonio, Robert Loggia. Pacino’s performance in Scarface has since become ...

The Lawnmower Man

The film gathered a strong cult following for its absolute weirdness and groundbreaking, if dated, visual effects, which include a full CGI human avatar, a cybersex scene, and depictions of a virtual reality world that influenced the look of future productions.