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See It Big: 70mm!

Aug 3 — Aug 27, 2023

With a higher resolution and more light hitting the frame, 70mm film offers a bigger, brighter image than 35mm. It also offers richer sound, with more space on the soundtrack. It is the ideal film format for ambitious cinematic spectacles, yet with the transition to digital filmmaking, 70mm movies have become increasingly rare. Filmmakers like Christopher Nolan and Jordan Peele, whose Inception and Nope are featured in this series, help to keep the tradition alive. In this selection of 70mm screenings, we’re also pleased to present eighties favorite Starman by John Carpenter; Spike Lee’s grand-scale epic Malcolm X; the 1970 Oscar-winning disaster melodrama Airport; and, of course, screenings of Stanley Kubrick’s cinema-shifting 2001: A Space Odyssey. 

Tickets: $20 public / $15 MoMI members. MoMI Members have an exclusive window to purchase tickets, through July 3. Tickets go on sale to the public on July 4.

Our film curators spoke to IndieWire about the beauty of 70mm film.

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