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Reverse Shot at 20: Selections from a Century

On the occasion of its 20th anniversary, Reverse Shot teams up with MoMI to give audiences an opportunity to see some of its contributors’ favorite films from the 21st century on the Museum’s big screen.

Real Rap: Hip-Hop Star Power on Screen

This series focuses on hip-hop artists who have appeared on the big screen, showing how their artistry came to transform pop culture, transcending music to find brilliant expression.

New Releases

Recent first-run art-house titles playing at MoMI.

José Val del Omar: Elements of Cinema

In conjunction with its Cinema of Sensations exhibition, the Museum will present a day of films and conversations that explore the work and legacy of Spanish filmmaker, inventor, and artist José Val del Omar (1904–1982).

MoMI Moviehouse: The Complete Hepburn & Grant

Jim Henson's World

Las Premieres

Sneak previews of upcoming Latin American and U.S. Latinx film releases, in association with Cinema Tropical.

MoMI Moviehouse: Four Fantastic Tales by Roald Dahl

In time for Wes Anderson’s upcoming adaptation of Roald Dahl’s The Wonderful Story of Henry Sugar, MoMI presents four other cinematic Dahl tales teeming with fiendish parents, unscrupulous schoolmasters, and diabolical witches, and the kind, precocious kids who endure and triumph over them.  

World of Animation

This monthly series presents both classic and contemporary animated films from around the world with a family-friendly audience in mind.

MoMI Loves

In this ongoing series, we spotlight roughly one film every month that we simply adore and are ardent to revisit in our theaters.

Science on Screen

This ongoing film series—made possible with support from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation—combines special screenings and conversations with scientists and filmmakers.

Silents, Please!

This program features both well-known and recently unearthed silent treasures for audiences of all ages to enjoy, often presented with live accompaniment.

Queens on Screen

This ongoing program spotlights not only the films set or filmed in our home borough of Queens but also artists that exemplify the most diverse community in the world.

New York Film Festival 2023

New York Greek Film Expo: Renos Haralambidis Retrospective

As part of the Hellenic Film Society USA’s annual New York Greek Film Expo, a special retrospective of the films of the acclaimed director, screenwriter, and actor Renos Haralambidis, will be shown at Museum of the Moving Image.

New Adventures in Nonfiction

For several years now, the most consistently adventurous, unpredictable, intelligent, and dynamic films have been works of nonfiction.

Persistent Visions

An ongoing series dedicated to creatively pairing historical and contemporary experimental works and inspiring a dialogue across generations of filmmakers, films, and techniques.

The Spawn of Pazuzu

For Halloween 2023, Disreputable Cinema celebrates the 50th anniversary of The Exorcist with a series of films that pay tribute to this film and some of its most frightening spawn.

Disreputable Cinema

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.




Take a look at our past screenings and programs both virtual and in person.