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Alex Ross Perry Films, with Elisabeth Moss in QUEEN OF EARTH, Set for Moving ImageAlex Ross Perry Films, with Elisabeth Moss in QUEEN OF EARTH, Set for Moving Image
by Movies News Desk - Aug 14, 2015

Alex Ross Perry has become one of the most accomplished and provocative American independent filmmakers, with four disparate feature films that reinvent genres, are emotionally transgressive, feature scabrous dark humor, and evoke great cinema of the past while pushing ahead towards new forms. From August 22 through 25, 2015, Museum of the Moving Image will present all of his features, including a special preview screening of the new film Queen of Earth, with Perry and Moss in person, on August 25. (more...)

Alex Ross Perry Retrospective Set for MOMI, 8/22-25Alex Ross Perry Retrospective Set for MOMI, 8/22-25
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2015

Alex Ross Perry has become one of the most accomplished and provocative American independent filmmakers, with four disparate feature films that reinvent genres, are emotionally transgressive, feature scabrous dark humor, and evoke great cinema of THE PAST while pushing ahead towards new forms. From August 22 through 25, 2015, Museum of the Moving Image will present all of his features, including a special preview screening of the new film Queen of Earth, with Perry and Moss in person, on August 25. (more...)

Lucas Richman to Lead 2015 BMI Conducting WorkshopLucas Richman to Lead 2015 BMI Conducting Workshop
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI), the global leader in music rights management, will continue to celebrate and nurture the art of conducting at the organization's annual six-day conducting workshop series taught by BMI Classic Contribution Award winner, conductor and composer Lucas Richman. (more...)

SEE IT BIG! Moving Image to Screen WEST SIDE STORY, INTERSTELLAR & More on 70mm This SummerSEE IT BIG! Moving Image to Screen WEST SIDE STORY, INTERSTELLAR & More on 70mm This Summer
by Movies News Desk - Jul 28, 2015

This summer, Museum of the Moving Image will present See It Big! 70mm, every weekend from August 7 through 30, featuring eight films made between 1961 and 2014 -- all of them shot in 70mm and to be shown in 70mm prints in the majestic Sumner M. Redstone Theater. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image to Screen Robin Williams' Final Film BOULEVARD, 7/9Museum of the Moving Image to Screen Robin Williams' Final Film BOULEVARD, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2015

While Robin Williams (1951–2014) was best known for his dazzling comic improvisations, his film work showed remarkable range. On Thursday, July 9, Museum of the Moving Image will present a preview screening of Boulevard, featuring Williams in his remarkable final performance, as a quiet man whose life changes dramatically after a charismatic young hustler forces him to rethink his own identity. This special screening in advance of its theatrical release will be followed by a discussion with director (and Astoria, Queens native) Dito Montiel (A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints) in person. The Museum will precede this program, on June 27, with screenings of two additional films starring Williams in dramatic roles: Robert Altman's Popeye (1980) and Penny Marshall's Awakenings (1990). (more...)

Photo Flash: Stills, Trailer & Indiegogo Preview for NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: DARKEST DAWNPhoto Flash: Stills, Trailer & Indiegogo Preview for NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: DARKEST DAWN
by Movies News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Get a first look at NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: DARKEST DAWN (formerly titled NIGHT OF THE LIVING DEAD: ORIGINS 3D) starring Tony Todd, Danielle Harris, Bill Moseley, R. Madhaven, Joseph Pilato, Tom Sizemore, Alona Tal, Sarah Habel, Sydney Tamiia Poitier, Audrey Grace Davis, and Nazhi McCullough! The filmmakers just released the first trailer and stills, as well as a video message from Tony Todd (including some live-action zombie bashing) in conjunction with the launch of the film's Indiegogo campaign, which will help bring the film to more theaters across the country. Scroll down! (more...)

Moving Image to Present 20-Film Retrospective THE ESSENTIAL JOHN FORD, 7/3-8/2Moving Image to Present 20-Film Retrospective THE ESSENTIAL JOHN FORD, 7/3-8/2
by Movies News Desk - Jun 22, 2015

Starting fittingly on July Fourth weekend, Museum of the Moving Image will present The Essential John Ford, a tribute to the consummate American filmmaker. Ford made his reputation on westerns, but worked in many genres, creating films of depth, beauty, and ambiguity. From July 3 through August 2, the Museum will present 20 movies directed by Ford-all on film, with some restored archival prints-including his masterpieces Young Mr. Lincoln, My Darling Clementine, The Searchers, and The Man Who Shot Liberty Valance. (more...)

Sixteen Films to Screen as Part of Moving Image's PANORAMA EUROPE FESTIVAL, 5/29-6/14Sixteen Films to Screen as Part of Moving Image's PANORAMA EUROPE FESTIVAL, 5/29-6/14
by Movies News Desk - Apr 29, 2015

Panorama Europe 2015, the seventh edition of this vital festival of new European cinema (formerly known as Disappearing Act), presented by Museum of the Moving Image and the European Union National Institutes for Culture (EUNIC), returns to the Museum and the Bohemian National Hall with a slate of sixteen new features from May 29 through June 14. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image to Honor Masaki Kobayashi & Tatsuya Nakadai Films, 5/15-24Museum of the Moving Image to Honor Masaki Kobayashi & Tatsuya Nakadai Films, 5/15-24
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

The great Japanese director Masaki Kobayashi (1916-1996), best known for his passionate, socially committed films in the post-World War II era, and actor Tatsuya Nakadai (b. 1932) worked together on nine notable films, chief among them the epic anti-war drama The Human Condition (1959-1961). From May 15 through 24, 2015, Museum of the Moving Image will present all nine of these films-all in 35mm-in the series Portraying the Human Condition: The Films of Masaki Kobayashi and Tatsuya Nakadai to honor this remarkable screen partnership. Nakadai, in his third annual appearance at the Museum, will participate in discussions with screenings of The Human Condition Part I (May 16) and the Cannes prize-winning samurai revenge tale Harakiri (May 24). (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image to Host Tsai Ming-liang Retrospective, 4/10-26Museum of the Moving Image to Host Tsai Ming-liang Retrospective, 4/10-26
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2015

Tsai Ming-liang, the defining artist of Taiwan's Second Wave of filmmakers, will be the subject of a major retrospective at Museum of the Moving Image, from April 10 through 26, 2015-the most comprehensive presentation of Tsai's work ever presented in New York. (more...)

Zellner Bros. to Appear at Moving Image Screening of KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER, 3/5Zellner Bros. to Appear at Moving Image Screening of KUMIKO, THE TREASURE HUNTER, 3/5
by Movies News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Two of the most distinct and idiosyncratic voices in American independent cinema, the Austin-based filmmakers David and Nathan Zellner, will be the subjects of a retrospective at Museum of the Moving Image, Kumiko and the Zellner Bros., from February 28 through March 5, 2015. The brothers will appear in person on Thursday, March 5, at 7:00 p.m., with a preview screening of their latest film, the Sundance favorite, Kumiko, the Treasure Hunter. The retrospective will also include their early features Frontier, Goliath, and Kid-Thing, and a compilation of their short films in the program Zellernoids! Short Film Cavalcade. (more...)

A.R. Rahman to Premiere New Documentary JAI HO at Museum of the Moving Image, 2/25A.R. Rahman to Premiere New Documentary JAI HO at Museum of the Moving Image, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

Indian super-star musician and composer A. R. Rahman, best known in the United States for his Academy Award-, Golden Globe-, and Grammy-winning score for Danny Boyle's Slumdog Millionaire, will appear in person for the world premiere of Jai Ho, a new documentary about his career, at Museum of the Moving Image on Wednesday, February 25, at 7:00 p.m. The film, directed by Umesh Aggarwal, traces milestones in Rahman's personal and professional life and features spectacular concert footage and interviews with Rahman, Danny Boyle, Shekhar Kapur, Mani Ratnam, Andrew Lloyd Webber, and other collaborators. After the screening, Rahman will participate in a discussion moderated by Scott Foundas, Chief Film Critic, Variety. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Sets Full Schedule and Participating Artists Announced for 2015 FIRST LOOK FESTIVALMuseum of the Moving Image Sets Full Schedule and Participating Artists Announced for 2015 FIRST LOOK FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

Tickets for the fourth annual edition of First Look, Museum of the Moving Image's showcase for inventive new international cinema, are now on sale at movingimage.us/firstlook. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Selects Seven Films For Annual Curators' Choice SeriesMuseum of the Moving Image Selects Seven Films For Annual Curators' Choice Series
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2014

Just as critics and cinephiles are unveiling their “Best of 2014” lists, Museum of the Moving Image has announced the seven titles selected for its annual Curators' Choice series. The films will be shown during the weekend of January 2 through 4, 2015. Selected by Chief Curator David Schwartz and Assistant Film Curator Aliza Ma, the films are Richard Linklater's Boyhood, Jean-Luc Godard's Goodbye to Language 3-D, Tsai Ming-liang's Stray Dogs, Ramon Zürcher's The Strange Little Cat, Alain Guiraudie's Stranger by the Lake, Hayao Miyazaki's The Wind Rises, and Stephanie Spray & Pacho Velez's Manakamana. (more...)

Sixteen Animated Films from Miyazaki, Plympton and More Set for 'See It Big!' Series at Moving Image, 11/28-12/28Sixteen Animated Films from Miyazaki, Plympton and More Set for 'See It Big!' Series at Moving Image, 11/28-12/28
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image will present sixteen contemporary animated films in a new edition of its popular See It Big! series, co-programmed with the online film magazine Reverse Shot. The series, which opens November 28 and continues through December 28, 2014, includes works by renowned animation directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata of Studio Ghibli, Bill Plympton, Henry Selick, John Lasseter, and Satoshi Kon, as well as unique works by directors Wes Anderson and Richard Linklater and others. (more...)

Sixteen Animated Films from Miyazaki, Plympton and More Set for 'See It Big!' Series at Moving Image, 11/28-12/28Sixteen Animated Films from Miyazaki, Plympton and More Set for 'See It Big!' Series at Moving Image, 11/28-12/28
by Movies News Desk - Nov 25, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image will present sixteen contemporary animated films in a new edition of its popular See It Big! series, co-programmed with the online film magazine Reverse Shot. The series, which opens November 28 and continues through December 28, 2014, includes works by renowned animation directors Hayao Miyazaki and Isao Takahata of Studio Ghibli, Bill Plympton, Henry Selick, John Lasseter, and Satoshi Kon, as well as unique works by directors Wes Anderson and Richard Linklater and others. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Presents FIRST LOOK Showcase, 1/9Museum of the Moving Image Presents FIRST LOOK Showcase, 1/9
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image has announced the lineup for its First Look Festival, an expanded and reconceived version of its annual showcase for inventive new international cinema. Now in its fourth year, First Look,with a lineup that has expanded both in size and scope, is now officially a festival, the first major moving image event of the year. First Look will take place at the Museum from January 9 through 18, 2015. “First Look reflects the breadth and adventurousness that defines the Museum,” said Chief Curator David Schwartz. “This year, we are expanding beyond programs in the Redstone Theater, with screenings in the Bartos Screening Room, and a newly commissioned large-scale video installation.” The Museum is also announcing a programming partnership with FIDMarseille, the cutting-edge documentary festival programmed under the leadership of Jean-Pierre Rehm. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image Presents 'Ways to Freedom: Polish Film and the Rise of Democracy', Now thru 11/23Museum of the Moving Image Presents 'Ways to Freedom: Polish Film and the Rise of Democracy', Now thru 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image and the Polish Cultural Institute New York will present Ways to Freedom: Polish Film and the Rise of Democracy, a thirteen-film series commemorating the 25th anniversary of the first free parliamentary elections in Poland. The series, running today, November 13 through 23, 2014, includes seven features and six documentary shorts that date from 1977 through 1990, a tumultuous political period in which the nation experienced the loosening of Stalin-era control, the imposition of martial law, and the birth and growth of the Solidarity movement. Four of the screenings will be introduced by noted film scholars, and the opening night of the series will be followed by a reception. (more...)

Museum of the Moving Image to Present Ways to Freedom: Polish Film and the Rise of Democracy, 11/13-23Museum of the Moving Image to Present Ways to Freedom: Polish Film and the Rise of Democracy, 11/13-23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 30, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image and the Polish Cultural Institute New York will present Ways to Freedom: Polish Film and the Rise of Democracy, a thirteen-film series commemorating the 25th anniversary of the first free parliamentary elections in Poland. The series, running November 13 through 23, 2014, includes seven features and six documentary shorts that date from 1977 through 1990, a tumultuous political period in which the nation experienced the loosening of Stalin-era control, the imposition of martial law, and the birth and growth of the Solidarity movement. Four of the screenings will be introduced by noted film scholars, and the opening night of the series will be followed by a reception. (more...)

Patti Smith and Darren Aronofsky to Appear at NOAH Screening at Moving Image, 11/17Patti Smith and Darren Aronofsky to Appear at NOAH Screening at Moving Image, 11/17
by Movies News Desk - Oct 28, 2014

Museum of the Moving Image is pleased to announce a special screening of the adventure epic Noah followed by a discussion with director Darren Aronofsky and singer/songwriter Patti Smith in person on Monday, November 17, 2014, at 7:00 p.m. at the Museum. Smith's soulful, haunting song "Mercy Is," her first original song written for the screen, is featured in the film. The two will discuss Noah and their collaboration in a wide-ranging conversation, and Smith will perform "Mercy Is." (more...)

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