For First Look 2024 opening night on 3/13, see the Sundance-awarded drama in which a young man, orphaned by the Mexican drug cartels, grows up in the shadow of violence. Directed by Astrid Rondero and Fernanda Valadez, two of the finest filmmakers of their generation.
Snubbed 2: The Performances
Last year, we debuted our series focused on films that unimaginably—at least in retrospect—received zero Oscar nods. This year, we’re focusing exclusively on great performances that went unmentioned on Oscar nomination morning.
Recent first-run art-house titles playing at MoMI.
Welcome to the Machine
Coinciding with the exhibition of artist David Levine’s Dissolution, on view in the Museum’s Amphitheater Gallery, Science on Screen presents a selection of films that depict humans reconstituted in computerized worlds.
World of Animation
This monthly series presents both classic and contemporary animated films from around the world with a family-friendly audience in mind.
New Adventures in Nonfiction
For several years now, the most consistently adventurous, unpredictable, intelligent, and dynamic films have been works of nonfiction.
Jim Henson's World
The imaginative, playful, creative, and prolific film and television work of Jim Henson is celebrated in this recurring screening series.
Sneak previews of upcoming Latin American and U.S. Latinx film releases, in association with Cinema Tropical.
Always on Sunday: Greek Film Series
In collaboration with the Hellenic Film Society USA, MoMI presents a regular selection of outstanding contemporary Greek films.
First Look 2024
The guiding ethos of First Look is discovery, aiming to introduce audiences to new films, filmmakers to new audiences, and everyone to different methods, perspectives, interrogations, and encounters.
At MoMI, we believe in the enduring vitality of cinema as a communal endeavor and that the glories of the big screen experience are always ripe for discovery and rediscovery from one generation to the next.
Often called cult or underground, these films comprise a subculture of hidden gems and alternative classics that often challenge the norms of art and entertainment.