After being closed for more than a year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Museum of the Moving Image is reopening on April 30. The museum has used its shutdown time to upgrade its HVAC (heating, ventilation, and air conditioning) system, and has implemented all necessary safety precautions for visitors. Exhibitions like Envisioning 2001 will again be on view. The Redstone Theater is also reopening (at 25% capacity, of course) with a fresh roster of screening programs, including a revival of the museum’s See It Big! series. See It Big: The Return! hopes to entice patrons reticent about returning to a theater with movies that are worth watching on the biggest screen possible.
Titles include Alfred Hitchcock’s classic psychological thriller Vertigo (1958), Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi epic A.I. Artificial Intelligence (2001), and the Disney animated classical concert film Fantasia (1940). Tickets are $15 for general audiences, $11 for seniors and students, $9 for youths (those aged 3–17), or $7 for MoMI members. If you’re comfortable with it, then any of these might make for a great first film back in a theater.
When: May 1–July 18
Where: Museum of the Moving Image (36-01 35 Avenue, Astoria, Queens)
More info at MoMI
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