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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. 

LAIKA: Life in Stop Motion

This new exhibition invites visitors of all ages to appreciate the painstaking work of stop-motion animation, with eight animation stations equipped with 2-D LAIKA character figures and environments that visitors can use to experiment with and create their own short films.

Cinema of Sensations: The Never-Ending Screen of Val del Omar

This major exhibition brings the immersive, multisensory cinematic installations of visionary Spanish artist, filmmaker, and inventor José Val del Omar (1904–1982) to U.S. audiences for the first time, along with commissioned pieces by contemporary artists Sally Golding, Matt Spendlove, and Tim Cowlishaw; Duo Prismáticas; Esperanza Collado; and Colectivo Los Ingrávidos.

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.


Inside Out

Pixar's Oscar-winning animated feature vividly imagines five emotions as its main characters, vying for equilibrium inside the mind of an 11-year-old girl.

Elementary Triptych of Spain

The films that comprise José Val del Omar’s Elementary Triptych of Spain (1953–1995) are audiovisual poems of the senses, presenting cinema as a total experience. See them all followed by a presentation by Piluca Baquero, director of the Val del Omar Archive on 9/9.

Mirror to Val del Omar’s Elementary Triptych of Spain

This program on 9/9, presented by program curator Elena Duque, is structured to mirror the formal and aesthetic concerns of José Val del Omar’s Elementary Triptych of Spain, and place his work in conversation with others by historically significant and contemporary experimental filmmakers.


The Butcher Boy

In one of her few screen appearances as an actor, Sinéad O’Connor makes an appearance as the Virgin Mary in Neil Jordan's adaptation of Patrick McCabe’s 1994 novel.

King Coal

Native Appalachian and Academy Award–nominated filmmaker Elaine McMillion Sheldon joins us in person 9/9 for a screening of her alluring cinematic journey through the past, present, and future of Appalachia


25th Hour

Spike Lee's thrillingly made psychological diagnosis of both a man and a city was the first major movie to acknowledge the September 11th attacks. Screening September 9 and 10.