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Video Arcade features 23 of the most beloved classic video arcade games available for play; Extended through January 28, 2018 | September 8, 2017

MoMI presents U.S. theatrical premiere engagement of Vitaly Mansky's Close Relations (Rodnye), September 22–October 1 | September 6, 2017

MoMI presents retrospective Film Is Like a Battleground: Sam Fuller's War Movies, September 15–24, 2017 | September 1, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image appoints Sara Angel Guerrero-Rippberger as the Museum’s Deputy Director of Education and Community Engagement | August 30, 2017

Yuliya Solntseva's Ukrainian Trilogy—North American premiere, August 26–27 | August 3, 2017

First Lady Chirlane McCray, Deputy Mayor Alicia Glen, City Council Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer, and other special guests inaugurate The Jim Henson Exhibition in a new City-funded gallery at Museum of the Moving Image | July 20, 2017
Factsheet: The Jim Henson Exhibition (updated July 21, 2017)
Bio: Jim Henson
Creative Direction & Exhibition Design: COLLINS

Annual See It Big! 70mm series to include films by Stanley Kubrick, Christopher Nolan, David Lean, forgotten Soviet master Yuliya Solntseva, and more, July 19–August 27 | July 6, 2017

Bwoy, John G. Young's psychological and erotic thriller, will open in New York at Museum of the Moving Image, June 23–July 2 | June 7, 2017
Press kit for bwoy

Overview of major programs, events, and exhibitions: June 2017 | May 25, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image presents film series to celebrate the 15th anniversary of New York film distributor Film Movement, June 8–July 2 | May 25, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image announces The Jim Henson Exhibition will open Saturday, July 22 | May 24, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image commissions six artists to create animated GIFs for elevator installation, June 1, 2017–June 3, 2018 | May 17, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image commissions six artists to create animated GIFs for elevator installation, June 1, 2017–June 3, 2018about/new_trustee_walter_mosley_20170508.pdf" rel="external">Walter Mosley joins Museum of the Moving Image Board of Trustees | May 8, 2017

Program Note for "Found Sounds: A Retrospective of Barbara Meter's Avant-Garde Films" (April 30, 2017) | April 28, 2017

The Caan Film Festival: a twelve-film celebration of James Caan, May 19–28 | April 27, 2017

MoMI to honor NBC News anchor Lester Holt and Amazon head Roy Price at annual industry honors on June 6 | April 24, 2017

Exhibition on Martin Scorsese—his life, work, and passion for cinema—closes Sunday, April 23 | April 13, 2017

Crime Scenes: Donald Westlake on Film, seven-film series features screen adaptations of the hard-boiled crime writer's work, May 12–14, 2017 | April 10, 2017

Panorama Europe Film Festival returns for its ninth year with a selection of seventeen acclaimed new features, May 5–21, 2017 | April 7, 2017

Overview of major programs and special events, April–June 2017 | April 5, 2017

Big-screen matinees of Moana accompanied by "Heroic Odyssey" family workshops anchor spring recess programs, April 10–17, 2017 | March 29, 2017

Martin Scorsese: Great Restorations, series of classic films restored by The Film Foundation and World Cinema Project, to be presented in archival 35mm prints, March 26–April 9 | March 22, 2017

Cinema Tropical Festival highlights some of the past year's best Latin American films, February 24–26 | February 16, 2017

Statement from Museum of the Moving Image on closure of HEWILLNOTDIVIDE.US | February 10, 2017

Midwinter Recess Family Programs: I Am Jim Henson book event, Winnie the Pooh, and Moving Image Studio, February 18–26 | February 8, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image statement about HEWILLNOTDIVIDE.US | January 27, 2017

From seahorsese to androids, Science on Screen series features screenings and discussions with scientists and filmmakers, January 29–May 21 | January 20, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image to offer free admission on January 20, 2017, Inauguration Day, with free screening of Loving | January 19, 2017

Museum of the Moving Image announces publication of Reverse Shot book on Martin Scorsese, and January screenings, in conjunction with Scorsese exhibition | January 11, 2017

Sixth annual First Look Festival, the Museum's showcase for groundbreaking new moving-image art, explores themes of sound, performance, and experimentation, January 6–16, 2017 | December 22, 2016

Curators' Choice offers ten of the past year's best films on the big screen, December 30, 2016–January 8, 2017 | December 21, 2016

Daily matinees of Kubo and the Two Strings accompanied by family workshops, and two screenings of Martin Scorsese's Hugo this holiday season | December 16, 2016

Martin Scorsese retrospective launches with the director's most recent films, December 16–30, 2016 | December 6, 2016

Major exhibition, Martin Scorsese, looks at the director's work, life, and passion for cinema, December 11, 2016–April 23, 2017 | Updated December 6, 2016
Supplemental materials: Scorsese Exhibition Fact Sheet, Press images

See It Big! holiday edition features fourteen classic and unconventional movies, November 19–December 24, 2016 | November 17, 2016

Borderline Films, the New York-based indie production company that made Christine, Martha Marcy May Marlene, James White, and more, to have retrospective at Museum of the Moving Image, November 17–27, 2016 | November 7, 2016

Major exhibition, Martin Scorsese, looks at the director's work, life, and passion for cinema, December 11, 2016–April 23, 2017 | November 2, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image and The India Center Foundation Partner to Launch India Kaleidoscope Film Festival December 8-11, 2016 | November 1, 2016

Legendary Japanese actor Tatsuya Nakadai appears with the 1966 samurai classic The Sword of Doom, November 5, 2016 | October 28, 2016

Cinema Eye Honors and Museum of the Moving Image celebrate the past decade of documentary film, November 4–December 23, 2016 | October 24, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image recognizes filmmaker Kenneth Lonergan with retrospective, Oct. 26–Nov. 6 | October 20, 2016

New Release: Ne Me Quitte Pas, a tragicomic documentary about male friendship set in Belgium, opens at MoMI | October 18, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image launches new science and film teacher's guide to accompany its Sloan Science and Film website | October 5, 2016

Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory on the big screen and drop-in family workshops to be offered during Thanksgiving weekend, November 25–27 | October 4, 2016

Institute of Museum and Library Services awards grant to Museum of the Moving Image for expansion of family programs | September 29, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image presents a complete retrospective of Polish director Krzysztof Kieslowski, October 6–November 7 | September 16, 2016

Colombia Pictures: Three acclaimed new and recent films from Colombia, September 11 | September 6, 2016

Philip Seymour Hoffman celebrated with a sixteen-film retrospective, September 16–October 2 | Updated September 13, 2016

The Living Room Candidate, online exhibition of presidential campaign commercials, launches 2016 edition, including new ads from Trump vs. Clinton | August 31, 2016

Major Programs, September–October 2016: Retrospectives devoted to Philip Seymour Hoffman and Krzysztof Kieslowski, more | August 18, 2016

New releases at the Museum: Kaili Blues from China and Chronic starring Tim Roth | August 16, 2016

Four contemporary women directors featured in O Brasil film series, August 19–September 9 | August 3, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image Salutes Warren Beatty, November 2, 2016 | August 1, 2016

Kartemquin at 50: A retrospective celebrating 50 years of documentaries exploring social justice and American lives, August 19–28 | July 29, 2016

Annual See It Big! 70mm edition to feature classic and contemporary large-format films, July 29–Spetember 4, 2016 | Updated August 5, 2016

Summer Kids Matinees to feature big-screen showings of Fantastic Mr. Fox, Toy Story (3-D), Zootopia, July 13–August 20 | June 29, 2016

Overview of Programs and Exhibitions, July 2016 | June 28, 2016

Eternity and History: The Cinema of Theo Angelopoulos, the first complete U.S. retrospective in 25 years, July 8–24, 2016 | June 23, 2016

Film scholar David Bordwell selects four Hollywood classics for film series in conjunction with his new book The Rhapsodes, June 24–26, 2016 | June 15, 2016

Arcade Classics exhibition features more than 35 playable video arcade games, May 21–September 18, 2016 | Updated August 4, 2016

60th anniversary screenings of The Searchers paired with preview of Les Cowboys, a new French film inspired by the John Ford classic, June 18 & 19 | June 9, 2016

Special preview screening of Breaking a Monster with appearances by the band Unlocking the Truth and filmmakers in person, June 21 | June 2, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image to honor Ted Sarandos of Netflix and NBC 'Late Night' host Seth Meyers on June 20 | May 31, 2016

Tales of Cinema: The Films of Hong Sang-soo, a complete retrospective of the South Korean director, June 3–19, 2016 | May 27, 2016

New York on Location street fair offers a behind-the-scenes look at film and TV production, May 22, 2016 | May 17, 2016

India's New Wave, a monthly showcase for contemporary Indian cinema, opens spring and summer schedule with Highway | May 11, 2016

Terence Davies to receive complete retrospective and to make two personal appearances at MoMI, May 7–22 | April 27, 2016

Museum of the Moving Image receives grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation for expanded Science & Film website | April 19, 2016

Major Programs, Events, and Exhibitions in May–June 2016 | April 14, 2016

IndieCade announces conference speakers, event schedule, and games available for play at IndieCade East 2016, April 29–May 1 at MoMI | April 13, 2016

Sixth annual Theorizing the Web, conference about the Internet and society, to take place at Museum of the Moving Image, April 15–16, 2016 | April 12, 2016

W. Kamau Bell appears in person to screen and discuss new CNN Original Series United Shades of America, April 20, 2016 | April 11, 2016

Panorama Europe Film Festival returns for its eighth year with a selection on nineteen acclaimed new features, May 6–22, 2016 | April 8, 2016

For Spring Recess: daily matinees of The Peanuts Movie and Mixed-Up Comics family workshops, April 23–28 | March 25, 2016

Final weeks to see Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in Art and Artifact; Exhibition closes April 10 | March 23, 2016

Final screenings of The Hollywood Classics Behind Walkers highlights Guy Maddin, Hitchcock, more, April 2–10 | March 18, 2016

Film critic Owen Gleiberman talks about his new memoir Movie Freak and presents Nashville and Natural Born Killers, March 26 | March 16, 2016

Sidney Poitier, Hollywood's first black leading man, to receive nine-film retrospective, April 9–17, 2016 | March 14, 2016

Production designer Jack Fisk focus of fifteen-film See It Big! retrospective, March 11–April 1, 2016 | March 1, 2016

Exhibition To the Moon and Beyond: Graphic Films and the Inception of 2001: A Space Odyssey, March 4–August 14, 2016 | February 23, 2016

Nuyorican Cinema, the cinema of the Puerto Rican diaspora, to be focus of discussion on identity, community, and aesthetics, March 4, 2016 | February 22, 2016

Cinema Tropical Festival highlights some of the past year's best Latin American films, February 26–28, 2016 | February 11, 2016

MoMI collaborates with Queens World Film Festival on three spotlight programs, March 16–19, 2016 | February 9, 2016

New screenings for The Hollywood Classics behind Walkers begin February 7 | February 5, 2016

Daily matinees of Inside Out in 3-D and family workshops offered during Midwinter Recess; plus Muppet Treasure Island anniversary screening, February 13–19, 2016 | February 5, 2016

IndieCade East, the East-Coast event of the leading indie game festival, returns to Museum of the Moving Image, April 29–May 1 | February 4, 2016

Gary Lucas and Sarah Stiles perform musical tribute to the Fleischer Brothers, Betty Boop, and Popeye, February 7, 2016 | January 28, 2016

India's New Wave provides a monthly showcase for outstanding contemporary films from India | January 27, 2016

Harry Belafonte's 1967 TV special A Time for Laughter receives a rare screening, followed by a conversation with comedians of color, February 6, 2016 | January 26, 2016

See It Big! film series features twenty classic and contemporary documentaries, January 29–February 21, 2016 | January 20, 2016

Celebrity cat Lil BUB makes a special New York appearance at Museum of the Moving Image, January 30, 2016 | January 19, 2016

Museum exhibition How Cats Took Over the Internet examines the phenomenon of cats on the web, extended through February 21, 2016 | January 14, 2016

On Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, MoMI screens two films about the 1965 marches from Selma to Montgomery, January 18, 2016 | January 13, 2016

In Jackson Heights to receive limited theatrical run at Museum of the Moving Image, January 15–31, 2016 | January 7, 2016

Cinema Eye Honors nominees, among the best nonfiction films of 2015, to be shown in Museum series, January 9–12, 2016 | December 22, 2015

Full schedule and personal appearances announced for 5th annual First Look Festival, January 8–24, 2016 | December 18, 2015

Eight films selected for annual Curators' Choice series featuring some of the best films of the past year, January 1–10, 2016 | December 14, 2015

Sets and puppets from Anomalisa, Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson's stop-motion movie, on view December 18, 2015–March 27, 2016 | December 11, 2015

Fifth annual First Look Festival offers an international array of films, many engaged with themes of cinema and art, January 8–24, 2016 | December 4, 2015

Three recent films from Tunisia and Egypt featured in Upheaval: Views from the Arab World series, December 4–5, 2015 | December 1, 2015

Major Programs and Exhibitions: January–February 2016 | November 23, 2015

New VR360 initiative will explore virtual reality and its impact on creativity and culture | November 19, 2015

Daily matinees of Shaun the Sheep Movie, animation workshops, and more family programs offered this holiday season, November–December 2015 | November 17, 2015

Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in Art and Artifact opens November 7. Exhibition surveys the pervasive influence of classic Hollywood cinema on contemporary art | November 6, 2015

Fifteen visually stunning noir films featured in Lonely Places screening series, November 13–December 20, 2015 | November 6, 2015

Screening series for Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in Art and Artifact to feature classic Hollywood films, November 8–December 27, 2015 | October 22, 2015

Major Programs and Exhibitions: November–December 2015 | October 21, 2015

The 13th Annual New York Korean Film Festival announces upcoming program for November 6 to 11, 2015, at the Museum of the Moving Image | October 15, 2015

Eric Hynes appointed Associate Curator of Film at Museum of the Moving Image | October 14, 2015

New monthly series India's New Wave celebrates contemporary Indian cinema | October 7, 2015

Maurice Pialat, the French director known for his emotionally raw, incisive films, receives a major retrospective, October 16–November 1, 2015 | September 29, 2015

Frederick Wiseman retrospective looks at the director's films in New York City, October 9–November 7, 2015 | September 28, 2015

Spotlight on Rollie Krewson, Jim Henson Creature Shop Puppet Builder and Designer, September 26, 2015 | September 17, 2015

Fall Family Day celebrates Jim Henson's birthday with screenings, puppet making, and more hands-on activities, September 26, 2015 | September 10, 2015

Walkers: Hollywood Afterlives in Art and Artifact surveys the pervasive influence of classic Hollywood cinema in contemporary artistic practice, November 7, 2015–April 10, 2016 | Updated November 2, 2015

The exhibition Matthew Weiner's Mad Men closes September 6 | August 27, 2015

Hip-hop film series Made You Look features four powerful new documentaries, August 27–November 13, 2015 | August 24, 2015

Major Programs and Exhibitions: September–October 2015 | August 20, 2015

Emerging filmmaker Alex Ross Perry celebrated with museum retrospective, August 22–25, 2015 | August 13, 2015

See It Big! 70mm film series features classic and contemporary large-format films, August 7–30, 2015 | July 28, 2015

Museum exhibition How Cats Took Over the Internet examines the phenomenon of cats on the web, August 7, 2015–January 31, 2016 | July 17, 2015

Eleventh Annual Rural Route Film Festival focuses on bold, independent women, July 24–26, 2015 | July 8, 2015

Newly restored sci-fi classic Invention for Destruction premieres simultaneously in the Czech Republic, Italy, and the United States, July 10, 2015 | July 6, 2015

Karel Zeman Museum: press kit for Invention for Destruction

MOMI to present special preview screening of Boulevard featuring Robin Williams in his final screen role, July 9, 2015 | June 23, 2015

The Essential John Ford to include 20 of the American director's greatest works, July 3–August 2, 2015 | Updated: July 9, 2015

House Party, the Black Cinema comedy landmark, turns 25 with a special screening, June 26, 2015 | June 18, 2015

Renowned Indian filmmaker Mani Ratnam to appear in New York for Museum tribute, July 31–August 2, 2015 | June 11, 2015

Major programs and exhibitions: Summer 2015 | June 2, 2015

The exhibition Matthew Weiner's Mad Men extended through September 6 | May 26, 2015

Panorama Europe film festival returns for its seventh year, with a slate of sixteen outstanding new movies, May 29–June 14, 2015 | April 29, 2015

Portraying the Human Condition: The Films of Masaki Kobayashi and Tatsuya Nakadai, May 14–24, 2015 | April 23, 2015

Spring Family Day, May 3, 2015 | April 20, 2015

New Brazilian films centered around music to be featured in spring season of O Brazil series, May 8–June 19, 2015 | April 16, 2015

Future of StoryTelling and Museum of the Moving Image announce immersive media exhibition Sensory Stories, April 18–July 26, 2015 | Updated April 14, 2015

The downtown filmmaking scene of 1970s and 1980s New York to be explored with rare screenings and personal appearances, March 28–29, 2015 | March 18, 2015

Exhibition fact sheet: Matthew Weiner's Mad Men, March 14–June 14, 2015 | Updated: May 29, 2015

Tsai Ming-liang, one of contemporary cinema's most celebrated directors, to receive a major retrospective, April 10–26, 2015 | February 26, 2015

The Zellner Brothers, rising stars on the American independent film scene, receive retrospective, with a preview of Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter, February 28–March 5, 2015 | February 24, 2015

Matthew Weiner's Required Viewing, a film series that features ten movies that influenced Mad Men, March 14–April 26, 2015 | Updated March 5, 2015

Museum of the Moving Image presents Matthew Weiner's Mad Men, an exhibition that reveals the creative process behind one of television's most celebrated shows, March 14–June 14, 2015 | Updated March 10, 2015

Indian composer A.R. Rahman in person with world premiere of Jai Ho, new documentary about his remarkable career, February 25, 2015 | February 13, 2015

Cinema Tropical Festival showcases the best Latin American films of 2014, February 6–8, 2015 | February 5, 2015

Cinematographer Gordon Willis celebrated in big-screen film series See It Big!, January 30–March 1, 2015 | January 28, 2015

Winter family programs include The Red Balloon. and related workshops over Midwinter Recess, "Best of" selections from the N.Y. International Children's Film Festival, more, January–February 2015 | January 23, 2015

Official games selections, industry speakers, and conference details announced for IndieCade East 2015, February 13–15, 2015 | January 16, 2015

Museum of the Moving Image celebrates Julianne Moore, January 20; retrospective January 14–25 | January 15, 2015

Leading cultural commentators to discuss the criminalization of black and brown bodies in the media, February 1, 2015 | January 15, 2015

Program overview: January–February 2015 | December 23, 2014

Full schedule and participating artists announced for 2015 First Look Festival, January 9–18, 2015 | Updated: December 30, 2014

IndieCade East returns to Museum of the Moving Image for third year and welcomes Gonzalo Frasca as keynotes line up, February 13–15, 2015 | December 11, 2014

Museum selects seven films for annual Curators' Choice series, January 2–4, 2015 | December 4, 2014

See It Big! Animation: a month of big-screen animation, November 28–December 28, 2014 | November 25, 2014

First Look Festival expands, in ambitious new edition showcasing innovative international film, video, and digital art, January 9–18, 2015 | Updated: December 11, 2014

Michael Barker to become Co-Chairman, succeeding Herbert S. Schlosser, in leadership transition at Museum of the Moving Image | November 10, 2014

Jean Grémillon, pioneering French poetic-realist director, to be subject of major retrospective, November 21–December 21, 2014 | November 4, 2014

Ways to Freedom Polish film series captures the nation's road to democracy, November 13–23, 2014 | October 30, 2014

Patti Smith and Darren Aronofsky to appear in person with screening of Noah, November 17, 2014 | October 28, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image: Overview of programs and exhibitions, November 2014–January 2015 | October 27, 2014

Contemporary Brazilian films to be shown in new series at Museum of the Moving Image, November 22–December 20, 2014 | October 21, 2014

A dozen scary movies from American horror classics to contemporary Korean psycho-thrillers to screen this Halloween season, October 24–November 2, 2014 | October 17, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image Salutes Julianne Moore, January 20, 2015 | October 15, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image launches expanded and redesigned Sloan Science and Film website (scienceandfilm.org) | October 9, 2014

Nandita Das, acclaimed Indian actress and social activist, in person for screening of Between the Lines, October 25, 2014 | October 7, 2014

That Girl Marlo Thomas in conversation with Gloria Steinem and Debra Messing about her pioneering role in television, October 7, 2014 | Updated September 30, 2014

George Clinton of Parliament-Funkadelic to appear in person with screening and book signing, October 27, 2014 | October 2, 2014

A Memory of Astoria, video installation by Ezra Wube, on view September 24, 2014–January 8, 2015 | September 24, 2014

Reverse Shot, acclaimed online film magazine, now published by Museum of the Moving Image | September 18, 2014

What's Up, Doc? Chuck Jones Family Day at Museum of the Moving Image, October 18, 2014 | September 10, 2014

New York on Location street fair offers a rare inside look at film and TV production, September 21, 2014 | Updated September 10, 2014

Also like Life: The Films of Hou Hsiao-hsien, complete retrospective of the Taiwanese director, debuts in New York, September 12–October 17, 2014 | August 18, 2014

Pagan rituals in the Ukraine and Russia among the themes of the tenth annual Rural Route Film Festival, August 8–10, 2014 | July 21, 2014

Chuck Jones, legendary animation director, will be the subject of a new exhibition accompanied by screenings and family programs, July 19, 2014–January 19, 2015 | Updated July 15, 2014

Patrick Lung Kong, the pioneering Hong Kong director, will receive a tribute series to celebrate his legacy, August 15–24, 2014 | July 10, 2014

Overview of programs and exhibitions, July–September 2014 | June 18, 2014

New Roger Ebert documentary, Verhoeven's Showgirls, appearance by martial arts actor Marrese Crump, and Kubrick's 2001 in 70mm among special events in June and July | June 4, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image to honor HBO Chairman and CEO Richard Plepler and TV Journalist Charlie Rose on June 11 at the St. Regis Hotel | June 2, 2014

Chuck Jones, legendary animation director, will be the subject of a new exhibition accompanied by film screenings and family programs, July 19, 2014–January 19, 2015 | May 28, 2014

New work from YOUNG-HAE CHANG HEAVY INDUSTRIES, AMERICAN MESHUGGANA, on view, May 16–September 21, 2014 | Updated May 17, 2014

Japanese actor Tatsuya Nakadai in person with Teshigahara's The Face of Another, May 17, 2014 | May 8, 2014

The World Comes to Queens: Films from the 1939 and 1964 World's Fairs, April 30–August 31, 2014 | April 30, 2014

Kenji Mizoguchi, the great Japanese director, will receive a major retrospective of his extant films—the first in nearly 20 years in America, May 2–June 8, 2014 | Updated April 29, 2014

Screenings of The LEGO Movie (in 3-D) and "Master Builder" LEGO animation workshops feature in Spring Recess family programs, April 12–22, 2014 | April 4, 2014

An Evening with David Chase in person and screenings of the first and last episodes of The Sopranos, April 30, 2014 | March 27, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image and the European Union National Institutes for Culture present the first annual edition of Panorama Europe in New York City, from April 4 through 13, 2014 | Updated March 21, 2014

The Reaction GIF: Moving Image as Gesture, crowdsourced installation, on view at Museum of the Moving Image, March 12–May 15, 2014 | March 12, 2014

Indie to epic, the films of Darren Aronofsky, March 21–27 | March 6, 2014

Public wi-fi at Museum of the Moving Image made possible by Time Warner Cable | March 4, 2014

Overview of programs and exhibitions for March–April 2014 | February 24, 2014

Top voice actors and other industry professionals lead seminar on how to break into the voiceover field and sustain a career, February 27, 2014 | February 19, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image to present a weekend program with Joe Swanberg, March 1 & 2, 2014 | February 13, 2014

Jim Campbell, artist best known for evocative low resolution works, receives his first solo museum exhibition in New York, March 21–June 15, 2014 | February 10, 2014

The Muppets Character Encyclopedia, new essential book for Jim Henson fans, celebrated with trivia contest and video clips, February 22, 2014 | February 7, 2014

Presidents Week with Indie Essentials video game exhibition, game-making workshops, and daily screenings of The Muppet Show, February 17–21, 2014 | February 6, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image Salutes Kevin Spacey, April 9, 2014 | January 28, 2014

"Massa' Gaze": depictions of slavery in film and television to be subject of Museum symposium, February 1, 2014 | January 13, 2014

IndieCade East, IndieCade's East-Coast edition of the premier independent video game festival, returns to Museum of the Moving Image for year two, February 14–16, 2014 | January 10, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image explores 25 years of Madden NFL in video game exhibition, January 8–February 23, 2014 | January 8, 2014

See It Big! series celebrates movie musicals, January 24–February 28, 2014 | January 2, 2014

From stuntwoman to star, Zoe Bell in five films, January 4–7, 2014 | December 31, 2013

Third annual edition of First Look offers an exciting array of film premieres from international festivals, January 10–19, 2014 | Updated December 17, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image presents Curators' Choice: Best of 2013 selections, January 3–5, 2014 | December 5, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image to showcase exhibition of 25 top independent video games, December 14, 2013–March 2, 2014 | Updated December 4, 2013

Jim Henson's characters take center stage this holiday season in screenings at Museum of the Moving Image | Updated December 5, 2013

Museum celebrates Julianne Moore with six films over Thanksgiving weekend, November 29–December 1 | November 22, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image: Overview of programs and exhibitions, January–February 2014 | November 21, 2013

Formally inventive documentaries and hybrid films to be featured in program on FIDMarseille Film Festival, November 23 & 24 | November 15, 2013

Early computer movies, avant-garde and mainstream, explored in weekend programs, November 15–17, 2013 | November 8, 2013

Great cinematographers the focus in new season of Museum of the Moving Image's popular film series See It Big!, November 8–December 29, 2013 | November 7, 2013

Ivan L. Lustig elected Co-Chairman of Museum of the Moving Image Board of Trustees | November 1, 2013

Three by James Toback, November 10–13, 2013 | November 1, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image presents first U.S. retrospective of Norwegian director Anja Breien, November 1–9, 2013 | October 29, 2013

Lights, Camera, Astoria! exhibition explores the history and renaissance of the Astoria studio, October 26, 2013–February 9, 2014 | October 25, 2013

Museum presents big-screen revival of The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford with director Andrew Dominik in person, December 7, 2013 | October 18, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image presents film series Five by Claire Denis, October 13–22, 2013 | October 9, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image presents exhibition of 25 independent video games, December 14, 2013–March 2, 2014 | October 4, 2013

Alan Alda to be first guest in a new series of discussions, Iconic Characters of Comedy, presented with the Comedy Hall of Fame, October 15 | October 2, 2013

Museum presents mountain-climbing double feature of Touching the Void with The Summit, September 29 | September 26, 2013

Publication of Jim Henson: The Biography celebrated with panel discussion, rare clips, and book signing, October 1 | September 24, 2013

East WillyB, the vibrant and funny Latino web series set in Brooklyn, screens at Museum of the Moving Image, September 27, 2013 | September 20, 2013

New York Community Bancorp President and CEO Joseph R. Ficalora joins Museum of the Moving Image Board of Trustees | September 19, 2013

Bill Sage, Then and Now: The veteran indie film actor in person for two screenings at Museum of the Moving Image, September 23 & 24, 2013 | September 16, 2013

Film projectionists and their work spaces featured in The Booth, exhibition of photographs by Joseph O. Holmes, October 5, 2013–February 2, 2014 | September 9, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image: Overview of programs and exhibitions, September–October 2013 | August 23, 2013

Supercuts, mashups, remixes, and other re-edited popular media on view in the exhibition Cut Up at Museum of the Moving Image, through October 14, 2013 | August 23, 2013

The Complete Howard Hawks, 39-film retrospective, features all of the director's existing films, September 7–November 10, 2013 | August 15, 2013

Fun City: New York in the Movies 1967–75, curated by J. Hoberman, highlights gritty New York films made during the John Lindsay years, August 10–September 1 | July 24, 2013

9th Rural Route Film Festival brings the country—and countries—to Queens with films, live music, and local food, August 2–4, 2013 | July 17, 2013

Wong Kar-wai retrospective to include the director in person for the New York premiere of The Grandmaster, July 12–August 24, 2013 | July 12, 2013

"From Mr. Chips to Scarface: Walter White's Transformation in Breaking Bad, exhibit on view from July 26 through October 23, 2013; series creator Vince Gilligan in person on July 28 | July 10, 2013

SINGLE STREAM: New video installation, filmed at recycling facility, by PaweĊ‚ Wojtasik, Toby Lee, and Ernst Karel, on view in Museum lobby, July 3–November 3, 2013 | July 10, 2013

PERSOL MAGNIFICENT OBSESSIONS: 30 stories of craftsmanship in film exhibition explores the artistry and obsession behind the scenes of iconic films, July 11–November 10, 2013 | June 25, 2013

Katherine Dunham's 104th birthday celebration to be occasion for town-hall discussion about her legacy, presented as part of the series Changing the Picture, June 22, 2013 | June 19, 2013

Council Member Jimmy Van Bramer hosts dedication ceremony for newly completed George S. Kaufman Courtyard at Museum of the Moving Image | June 18, 2013

Last chance to see exhibition Spectacle: The Music Video, which closes June 16, plus schedule of final-related programs | June 5, 2013

Japanese actor Tatsuya Nakadai to appear in person with Kurosawa's Ran to open June 2013 schedule of See It Big!, June 15–30, 2013 | May 31, 2013

Bio: Tatsuya Nakadai (who will appear with a screening of Ran on June 15, 2013) | May 31, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image to open new gallery devoted to Jim Henson, following major donation of puppets and other objects | May 21, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image to honor Michael Barker and Tom Bernard of Sony Pictures Classics with inaugural Envision Award on June 11 | May 9, 2013

Play This Movie Loud! film series features concert movies, documentaries, and fiction films featuring Bob Dylan, The Beatles, Radiohead, Talking Heads, Bjork, and more, May 4–June 9| May 1, 2013

The Sumner M. Redstone Charitable Foundation donates $3 million to Museum of the Moving Image in recognition of the Museum's 25th anniversary | April 16, 2013

Latinos Beyond Reel screening and town-hall discussion to be presented as part of Moving Image series Changing the Picture, April 28, 2013 | April 15, 2013

Moving Image celebrates Danny Kaye centennial with special program hosted by Kaye's daughter, April 27, 2013 | April 9, 2013

Museum of the Moving Image to honor Abbe Raven of A+E Networks and Thomas Rutledge of Charter Communications on May 22 at the St. Regis Hotel | March 28, 2013

Spectacle: The Music Video, first museum exhibition to explore the art, history, future, and influence of the art form, opening at Moving Image, April 3–June 16, 2013 | March 14, 2013 (updated April 1, 2013)

Screening series 'The Life of Film: Celebrating a Decade of Reverse Shot' salutes the ongoing vitality of cinema and criticism, April 4–8, 2013 | March 12, 2013

"Game On": Screenings of Wreck-It Ralph and game-making workshops for families during spring recess at Moving Image, March 23–April 2 | March 7, 2013

New large-scale animated GIF installation by artist Evan Roth on view at Moving Image, through June 30, 2013 | March 6, 2013

Amos Vogel and Film as a Subversive Art honored with series of sixteen iconic films, March 16–31, 2013 | March 6, 2013

Lewis Klahr's recent collage films to be shown in weekend showcase at Moving Image, March 9–10, 2013 | February 26, 2013

Director Harmony Korine to present Spring Breakers as part of Museum retrospective, March 8–22, 2013 | February 25, 2013

Park Chan-wook to appear in person with Stoker to kick off retrospective at Moving Image, February 28–March 3, 2013 | February 20, 2013

Pui Chan: Kung Fu Pioneer, new documentary about legendary kung fu pioneer made by his daughter, to screen at Moving Image, February 23, 2013 | February 6, 2013

Moving Image and IndieCade, the nation's premier festival for independent video games, partner to present first New York event: IndieCade East, February 15–17, 2013 | January 31, 2013

Ruby Dee, Ben Vereen, Lou Gossett, Jr., LeVar Burton, S. Epatha Merkerson among guest speakers in Museum series Changing the Picture | January 16, 2013

Film series L.A. Rebellion: Creating a New Black Cinema looks at a vibrant, largely unheralded group of films that emerged in the shadows of Hollywood, February 2–24, 2013 | January 14, 2013

Moving Image presents U.S. premiere of Special Effect, a "live television show from the future" by video and performance artist Peter Burr, January 18, 2013 | January 3, 2013

Moving Image presents "Curators' Choice: Best of 2012" selections, January 8–February 22, 2013 | December 21, 2012

Paul Williams, legendary songwriter, singer, actor, and subject of documentary Paul Williams: Still Alive to be honored with weekend retrospective at Moving Image, January 25–27, 2013 | December 19, 2012

Spacewar!, the first digital video game, and its 50 year legacy celebrated in new exhibition at Museum of the Moving Image, December 15, 2012–March 3, 2013 | November 28, 2012 (Updated December 18, 2012)

Museum of the Moving Image announces 2013 schedule for 'First Look,' annual showcase of new international work, January 4–13 | December 14, 2012

Moving Image announces selections for First Look, its annual showcase for adventurous new work, January 3–13, 2013 | December 4, 2012

Museum exhibition The Art of Rise of the Guardians offers behind-the-scenes look at DreamWorks Animation, November 10, 2012–March 3, 2013 | November 2, 2012

Movies made in New York 100 years ago receive the spolight in Museum program, November 10–11, 2012 | November 2, 2012

Quvenazhane Wallis, child star of Beasts of the Southern Wild and the film's director Benh Zeitlin to appear at special screening at Moving Image, November 3, 2012 | November 1, 2012

Museum of the Moving Image offers free admission all day Friday, November 2 | November 1, 2012

Museum of the Moving Image to present a film retrospective of Academy Award-winner Robert Zemeckis's most beloved films, October 29–November 4, 2012 | October 26, 2012

Moving Image and YMCA of Greater New York partner to present Ad Lab, a political ad making workshop for 100 civic-minded teens | October 24, 2012

Online exhibition of presidential campaign commercials, The Living Room Candidate, launches 2012 edition including ads from Obama vs. Romney | October 24, 2012

See It Big! Horror movie Halloween extravaganza at Moving Image, October 27–November 4, 2012 | October 22, 2012

Creative technology makers lead young people in exploring their inventions in drop-in studio at Moving Image, October 27 and November 17, 2012 | October 22, 2012

New book focused on Jim Henson's personal journal, Imagination Illustrated, launches at Moving Image, November 3, 2012 | October 22, 2012

Moving Image hosts a tribute to Jerry Nelson, October 27, 2012 | October 17, 2012

Raya Martin, contemporary Filipino director, receives first U.S. retrospective at Moving Image, October 19–27, 2012 | October 12, 2012

Museum of the Moving Image presents an evening with the work of David Lynch, from Transcendental Mediation to Eraserhead, October 13 | October 10, 2012

Don Francisco, legendary host of Sabado Gigante, longest-running variety show in TV history, to speak at Museum of the Moving Image, October 2 | September 27, 2012

The Mamas Network and Museum of the Moving Image present the Fall Mamas Expo, featuring parenting resources and family fun. September 22 and 23, 2012 | Updated September 13, 2012

Film After Film: Screening series and Museum exhibit based on new J. Hoberman book explore the state of cinema in the digital age | August 20, 2012

Museum of the Moving Image Salutes Hugh Jackman — December 11, 2012, at Cipriani Wall Street | August 15, 2012

Moving Image presents first major New York retrospective of the films of Ira Sachs, August 25–September 4 | August 15, 2012

Aram Bartholl's unique installation DVD Dead Drop invites visitors to find a DVD slot on building exterior and receive a digital art show. Opens August 16, 2012 | August 8,2012

Time Warner Cable President and C.O.O. Robert D. Marcus joins Museum of the Moving Image Board of Trustees | August 7, 2012

Live music by ARP accompanies avant-garde movies by Breer, Conner, Marker, and others in Cinema 16 program at Moving Image, September 14, 2012 | July 19, 2012

Rural Route Film Festival at Moving Image spans the globe, August 3–5, 2012 | July 12, 2012

New drop-in mediamaking studio and Muppet Show screenings among summer family programs at Moving Image, beginning July 7 | July 6, 2012

Moving Image presents an extra-large, two-month summer edition of its popular series See It Big!, July 6–September 9, 2012 | June 26, 2012

Electronic music ensemble Sideband to perform at Museum of the Moving Image, June 15, 2012

PERSOL MAGNIFICENT OBSESSIONS: 30 stories of craftsmanship in film exhibition explores the artistry and obsessive craft behind the scenes of ten acclaimed films, June 14–August 19, 2012 | June 4, 2012

Paramount in the 1970s film series celebrates the studio's centennial, focusing on a decade of innovation and success, June 2–July 1 | May 24, 2012

Museum of the Moving Image: Overview and Programs, June 2012 | May 24, 2012

Moving Image presents film series Wes Anderson's Worlds, May 18–27, 2012 | May 15, 2012

Museum of the Moving Image exhibits alien masks and props from Men in Black 3, May 9 - September 23, 2012 | May 9, 2012

Industry/Cinema, an interactive installation by Caroline Martel, explores the connections between industrial and popular films, May 17–August 12, 2012 | May 1, 2012

Joan Ganz Cooney to discuss "Children and Television" in conversation moderated by Lesley Stahl at Museum of the Moving Image, May 2, 2012 | April 25, 2012

Museum of the Moving Image announces first-ever retrospective of Ernie Kovacs and Edie Adams, April 27–May 27, 2012 | Updated April 20, 2012

Fashion in Film: If Looks Could Kill explores the links between cinema, fashion, and crime, May 4–13, 2012 | April 19, 2012

Moving Image presents the first U.S. retrospective of Austrian director Michael Glawogger's documentaries and fiction films, April 19-29, 2012 | April 5, 2012

"Spring into Slapstick" with the Three Stooges during Spring Recess at Moving Image, April 7–15, 2012 | March 29, 2012

Antonioni Documentaries: Rare screenings of Michelangelo Antonioni's four-hour film on China and early shorts, April 7 & 8, 2012 | March 28, 2012

Two by Whit Stillman: Moving Image to screen Barcelona and preview of Damsels in Distress with writer-director in person, April 4 & 5, 2012 | March 27, 2012

Museum of the Moving Image to honor Philippe Dauman of Viacom, Randy Falco of Univision, and George S. Kaufman of Kaufman Astoria Studios on April 19 at the St. Regis Hotel | March 22, 2012

Museum of the Moving Image presents recent works by avant-garde film pioneer Ken Jacobs, March 30–April 1, 2012 | March 20, 2012

Museum of the Moving Image presents Street Digital, and exhibition of recent works by Internet art pioneers JODI, March 31–May 20, 2012 | March 19, 2012

New Moving Image Master Class series opens with production designert Mark Friedberg, March 25 | March 9, 2012

Moving Image presents Mary Ellen Carroll's 24-hour movie Federal, March 24 - 25, 2012 | March 8, 2012

Five-film retrospective of Korean director Hong Sang-soo at Museum of the Moving Image, March 17 - 23, 2012 | March 6, 2012 Moving Image presents recent works by avant-garde film pioneer Ken Jacobs, March 30–April 1

Moving Image to honor Thomas R. O'Donnell, President of Teamsters Local 817, on March 3, 2012 | February 29, 2012

Grand Finale Weekend for Jim Henson's Fantastic World, March 2-4 | Updated March 1, 2012

Author events at Moving Image: Dan Callahan on Barbara Stanwyck and Geoff Dyer on Andrei Tarkovsky | February 17, 2012

Museum of the Moving Image presents exhibition Restless: Films and Other Works by Mircea Cantor, March 3 - May 6, 2011 | January 17, 2012

David Cronenberg retrospective includes sixteen features, rare and experimental shorts, and personal appearance by the director, January 21 - February 12, 2012 | January 17, 2012

Rare screening of pioneering independent film Nothing But a Man on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day | January 11, 2012

Museum of the Moving Image announces a seven-week extension of Jim Henson's Fantastic World, now on view through March 4, 2012 | Schedule of programs updated January 9, 2012

Museum of the Moving Image overview of programs and exhibition, January - March 2012 | January 4, 2012

Daily Schedule of Programs: January 1 - February 26, 2012 | December 28, 2011

Moving Image introduces First Look international showcase, with 13 new feature films, almost all New York premieres, January 6 - 15, 2012 | December 9, 2011

Daily Schedule of Programs, December 8, 2011 - January 1, 2012 | REVISED December 5, 2011

Magicians on Film film series explores magic and the movies through screenings, live magic show, talks about early cinema, and workshops, December 10 - January 1 | November 28, 2011

Moving Image presents "We Gotta Have It: The 20th Anniversary of the New Wave of Black Cinema," a discussion program on the history and future of African-American filmmaking, November 12, 2011 | November 7, 2011

Maverick director Larry Cohen in person with a special screening of his 1977 biopic of J. Edgar Hoover, November 3 | October 31, 2011

Moving Image and Performa present world premiere of Ming Wong's Persona Performa, a site-specific work inspired by Bergman film, November 10 & 11 | October 28, 2011

See It Big!: New series highlights the power of big-screen movies, with classic and contemporary films, October 28, 2011–January 1, 2012 | October 24, 2011

Director and author Michael Lindsay-Hogg in person with new memoir and special screening of The Rolling Stones Rock and Roll Circus, October 26 | October 17, 2011

Museum of the Moving Image hosts opening week of fifth annual New York City Greek Film Festival, October 20–23 | October 13, 2011

Halloween weekend at Moving Image features monster makeup master class and scary movies, October 28–30 | October 7, 2011

Moving Image establishes new weeknight series "After Hours" featuring preview screenings, personal appearances, and recent releases | October 6, 2011

Film historian John Bengtson takes a trip through the streets of New York, followed by a screening of Harold Lloyd's Speedy with live music by Donald Sosin, October 16 | October 3, 2011

Anamanaguchi headlines and co-curates Signal to Noise party at Museum of the Moving Image, October 8 | September 29, 2011

Moving Image presents weekend retrospective of Romanian film director Andrei Ujica, October 1 & 2, 2011 | September 26, 2011

Special appearances by Frank Oz, Brian Henson, Brian Froud, and screenings of Labyrinth, Henson television experiments, more, accompany Jim Henson exhibition, October through January | September 21, 2011

Museum presents 75th birthday celebration honoring Jim Henson on Saturday, September 24, with special programs and surprises | September 19, 2011

Beginnings of video games explored and demonstrated at special Museum event on October 1 | September 16, 2011

Gus Van Sant retrospective features preview screening of Restless, personal appearance by director, September 9 through 30, 2011 | August 22, 2011

Frank Sinatra series highlights performer's accomplished film career, August 12 through September 4, 2011 | August 4, 2011

Seventh annual Rural Route Film Festival takes root at Museum of the Moving Image, August 5 through 7, 2011 | July 19, 2011

Jim Henson's extraordinary contributions to screen culture explored in exhibition and programs at Museum of the Moving Image, July 16, 2011 through January 16, 2012 | Revised July 12, 2011

Muppet movies, rare and early works by Jim Henson, special guests, family workshops, and other special programs to accompany the exhibition Jim Henson's Fantastic World (beginning July 16) | Updated July 12, 2011 (pdf)

Paul Newman series kicks off summer season at Museum of the Moving Image, July 9 through August 7, 2011 | June 28, 2011

Moving Image presents major retrospective of Polish director Jerzy Skolimowksi, June 10–July 3 | Revised: June 6, 2011 (pdf)

Bill Plympton, King of New York Indie Animation, celebrated with book launch, screenings, and discussions (May 27 & 28) | May 23, 2011 (pdf)

The lives of Ethel Waters and Malcolm X explored in two events at Museum of the Moving Image, May 21 & 22 | May 10, 2011 (pdf)

Great Adapations, series of book-to-screen adaptations, opens with Judy Moody movie preview with author Megan McDonald in person | May 3, 2011 (pdf)

Acclaimed Belgian big band Flat Earth Society accompanies Ernst Lubitsch's stylish 1919 comedy The Oyster Princess on May 20 | May 3, 2011 (pdf)

'World Series of 'Tubing,' live music, and art performances at second Signal to Noise party on May 7 at Museum of the Moving Image | Apr 26, 2011 (pdf)

Museum of the Moving Image receives donation of costumes from HBO's Mildred Pierce; Museum to present theatrical showing of entire Miniseries on May 8 | Apr 18, 2011 (pdf)

Museum of the Moving Image presents Tales from the New Chinese Cinema with focus on eight emerging filmmakers | Apr 15, 2011 (pdf)

Animation workshop led by the Rauch Brothers, a full-day video game lab, and other programs in April and May 2011 | Apr 6, 2011 (pdf)

Museum of the Moving Image to honor NBC's Brian Williams and Kenneth Lowe of Scripps Networks Interactive on June 2 at The St. Regis Hotel | Apr 4, 2011 (pdf)

Fashion in Film Festival: Birds of Paradise features underground films, early cinema, and Hollywood exotica | Mar 30, 2011 (pdf)

Moving Image and Columbia University's Institute of African Studies present The Master, the Rebel, and the Artist: The Films of Ousmane Sembene, Djibril Diop Mambety, and Moussa Sene Absa | Mar 22, 2011 (pdf)

Museum of the Moving Image presents The Films of Kelly Reichardt | Mar 18, 2011 (pdf)

Spring Training: Moving Image presents weekend matinees of sports documentaries, April 2–May 15 | Mar 18, 2011 (pdf)

Weekend film program celebrates the publication of film critic Dave Kehr's When Movies Mattered: Reviews from a Transformative Decade | Mar 10, 2011 (pdf)

Jerry Stiller and Anne Meara to speak at event presented by Museum of the Moving Image and the Comedy Hall of Fame | Mar 4, 2011 (pdf)

Carl Goodman becomes director of Museum of the Moving Image, America's only comprehensive museum of screen culture | Mar 1, 2011 (pdf)

Israeli filmmaker David Perlov's epic 'Diary 1973-1983' to receive its New York premiere at Museum of the Moving Image | Feb 25, 2011 (pdf)

Moving Image presents 'Alain Resnais': the most complete retrospective of the director's films ever presented in New York | Feb. 24, 2011 (pdf)

Museum of the Moving Image presents 'A Panorama of Public Access Television in New York City' | Feb. 18, 2011 (pdf)