The Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI) in Astoria, Queens is NYC’s museum of film, television, video games, and digital culture. MoMI screens films daily. The collection holds over 130,000 objects. Educational programs serve around 70,000 students every year.
The museum is on the site of the historic 1920 Astoria Studios, now Kaufman Astoria Studios. “Hair,” “The Wiz,” “Goodfellas,” and “Carlito’s Way” were filmed there. TV shows made there include “Sesame Street,” “Orange is the New Black,” and “Law & Order.”
The Jim Henson Exhibition is a popular permanent exhibition. The ongoing Las Premieres screening series is co-produced with Cinema Tropical, one of America’s leading Latin film promoters. Tours are available in Spanish.
Latin Culture at the Museum of the Moving Image
November 14-27, 2022
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MUSEUM OF THE MOVING IMAGE
Fort Greene, Little Italy, Washington Heights, East Village, East Williamsburg, Upper East Side, Chelsea, Astoria
The 12th Queens World Film Festival 2022 brings 157 films from 27 countries to the Queens Theatre, Flushing Town Hall, Museum of the Moving Image, Kaufman Astoria Studios and The Local, in Queens, Tuesday-Sunday, November 1-6, 2022. From $15. 🇦🇷 🇧🇷 🇨🇺 🇩🇴 🇲🇽 🇵🇷 🇪🇸
The 2021 Moving Image Awards honor Rita Moreno on Wednesday, December 1, 2022 at 6:30pm. From $1,500. 🇵🇷
A “Rita Moreno: Scene Stealer” film series is November 26 – December 5, 2021. 🇵🇷
Tatiana Huezo’s “Prayers for the Stolen,” Mexico’s Oscar submission for Best International Feature, is screening on Tuesday, November 30, 2021 at 7pm with director Q&As. FREE. 🇲🇽