Search Museum of the Moving Image

World of Animation

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

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.

Tribute to Sinéad O’Connor

She may have starred in one of the most riveting documents of the MTV era—her emotive performance in “Nothing Compares 2 U” video remains incomparable over 30 years later—but Sinéad O’Connor appeared in very few films during her tragically short life. Yet even within her scant filmography the Irish supernova made a strong impression.

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).

New Adventures in Nonfiction

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

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.

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.

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.

Art and Craft

Art and Craft is an ongoing series spotlighting artistry behind the camera and beyond the screen. Each screening is accompanied by an in-depth conversation with leading moving image professionals

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.

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.

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.

MoMI Moviehouse: The Complete Hepburn & Grant

Jim Henson's World

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

Las Premieres

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

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.