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Moving Image Store

The Moving Image Store has dozens of books for everyone including cinephiles, casual movie buffs, video gamers, and students. The Store also offers a selection of DVDs, specially-designed Museum souvenirs, and gifts for children and adults.

Store Hours
Wednesdays–Thursdays: 10:30 a.m.–5:00 p.m.
Fridays: 10:30 a.m.–8:00 p.m.
Saturdays and Sundays: 11:30 a.m.–7:00 p.m.
Contact: 718 777 6800 ext. 120 or

Highlighted Items

Film Lover's New York
The Film Lover's New York
Price: $19.95
Member Price: $16.96
Plan your visit around the Big Apple with this illustrated guide of over 60 legendary addresses that have inspired some of the greatest films. Enjoy a cappuccino at the café from Inside LLewyn Davis. Seek refuge in the peace and quiet of the library in The Day After Tomorrow. Get your kicks at the restaurant from When Harry Met Sally. Each title includes a unique and insightful description of its location and a QR (quick response) code to watch the trailer on your smartphone or tablet.

‚Äč Schmovie:
Schmovie: The Hilarious Game of Outlandish Films
Price: $29.99
Member price: $25.49
Take turns being a big shot Schmovie Producer in search of the best title for your next blockbuster film. Write witty, punny, or just plain funny titles based on random combinations of movie genres and wacky characters. With an infinite number of potential Schmovie premises, the laughter never ends! Includes 170 cards, a genre dice, 5 erasable title boards and markers, and 19 Schquid Trophies.

MOMI pen
MoMI Pen
Price: $3.67
Member price: $3.12
Be mesmerized every time you write. The MoMI logo pen is encased by an optical illusion design that appears to spin before your very eyes. This black ink, ballpoint pen twists open, writes smoothly, and is great for both school and work.

MOMI Erasers
MoMI Eraser
Price: $1.61
Member price: $1.37
Impress your friends with this uniquely shaped MoMI logo eraser. This eraser is easy to grip and is soft on paper. Use all eight corners to effortlessly reach tough spots! Assorted colors include: green, orange, red, blue, and black.

Filmmaker's Handbook
The Filmmaker’s Handbook: A Comprehensive Guide for the Digital Age (4th Edition)
By by Steven Ascher and Edward Pincus
Price: $30.00
Member price: $25.50
Plume, 2012, 832 pages.
Widely acknowledged as the "bible" of video and film production, The Filmmaker's Handbook is used around the world by students, teachers, professionals, and novices. This authoritative guide covers all aspects of moviemaking—producing, directing, shooting, editing, and distributing your video or film. This edition includes the latest advances in HD and new digital formats.

Zoetrope toy boxcover
Zoetrope: The Classic Animation Toy
Price: $9.95
Member price: $8.46
The Zoetrope is a classic animation, pre-cinema device used to bring static images to life. Just insert one of the eighteen animation strips included, spin the drum, and watch horses gallop, eagles fly, penguins waddle, and more! Then, create your very own moving image by drawing your pictures on six do-it-yourself blank strips. Anyone can be an animator!

Lomokino camera
Lomokino Super 35 Movie Maker by Lomography
Price: $79.95
Member price: $67.99
Load any kind of 35mm film, start rotating the easy-to-use advancing hand-crank and you will be on your way to making your own movies. The Lomokino Super 35 Movie Maker by Lomography shoots three to five frames per second at full speed and features continuous aperture settings from f/5.6 to f/11, so you can effortlessly adjust settings while filming.