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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.

Jim Henson's World

The imaginative, playful, creative, and prolific film and television work of Jim Henson is celebrated in this recurring screening series.

First Look 2023

First Look, MoMI’s annual showcase for new international cinema, introduces New York audiences to more than two dozen formally inventive works that seek to redefine the art form, often with the filmmakers in person. This year's lineup has now been announced! Find out about the array of programs at First Look 2023.

New Adventures in Nonfiction

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

Always on Sunday: Greek Film Series

In collaboration with the Hellenic Film Society USA, MoMI presents a regular selection of outstanding contemporary Greek films.

Jeanne Dielman and Its Roots 

This new series takes a deep dive into Chantal Akerman's 1975 masterpiece Jeanne Dielman, named the greatest movie ever made in the 2022 Sight & Sound critics' film poll, screening the film alongside works that inspired and influenced Akerman in making it, from her own early films to selections by Michael Snow, Jean-Luc Godard, and Agnès Varda.

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.

World of Animation

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

Marvels of Media 2023

The Museum’s Marvels of Media initiative is dedicated to celebrating and honoring media-makers on the autism spectrum with a media awards ceremony, film festival (April 2023), and exhibition (March 30–May 7).

Queens on Screen

This 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.

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.

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.




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