Cruel and Unusual Comedy: Social Commentary in the American Slapstick Film
May 20–June 1

This series examines how silent-era slapstick comedy treats social, cultural, and political topics that continue to be central concerns in America today.

MoMA Presents: Rashid Masharawi’s Laila’s Birthday
May 27–June 1

Rashid Masharawi (b. 1962, Gaza), known to MoMA audiences for his 2003 New Directors/New Films debut, Ticket to Jerusalem, returns with his most recent feature, Laila’s Birthday.

Kim Longinotto
Through May 23

One of the foremost documentary filmmakers working today, Kim Longinotto is renowned internationally for her compellingly human portraits and her sensitive and compassionate treatment of difficult topics.

Julien Duvivier
Through May 28

Jean Renoir once proclaimed, “If I were an architect and I had to build a monument to the cinema, I would place a statue of [Julien] Duvivier above the entrance… This great technician, this rigorist, was a poet.”

The West: Myth, Character, and Reinvention by Andy Warhol
Through June 26

In June 1963 Andy Warhol acquired his first silent 16mm Bolex movie camera. Three months later, for his first trip to California, Warhol brought along the Bolex and shot what he called a “home movie,” Elvis at Ferus.

Modern Mondays

Where is the cutting edge of the motion picture? Discover it first at MoMA. Building upon the Museum’s long tradition of exploring cinematic experimentation, Modern Mondays is a weekly showcase for innovation on screen.

All Film Programs

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