We're excited to announce the NY theatrical premiere of Feast of the Epiphany, the new feature film from Reverse Shot editors Michael Koresky and Jeff Reichert and RS writer Farihah Zaman, at Museum of the Moving Image.

Unfriended: Dark Web, Penda's Fen, The Collector, The Queen of Spades, Angst, Amazing Stories: "Go to the Head of the Class"

By Tayler Montague | October 26, 2019
Festival Dispatch

As a viewer and participant, I was increasingly aware that the objective of the festival was to be a space in which we questioned and looked closely at the historical work and power imbalances that have long existed within the documentary form.

By Lawrence Garcia | September 19, 2019
Festival Dispatch

Eloy Enciso’s Endless Night, Maya Da-Rin’s The Fever, Gabino Rodríguez’s My Skin, Luminous, Affonso Uchôa’s Seven Years in May, Ben Rivers and Anocha Suwichakornpong’s Krabi, 2562, Philipp Fleischmann’s Austrian Pavilion, James N. Kienitz Wilkins’s This Action Lies, Annie MacDonell’s Book of Hours, Sergei Loznitsa’s State Funeral, and more

By Sarah Fonseca | July 19, 2019
At the Museum

Hammer craved ancestral knowledge. There were the early conquests of those who surrounded her. And then, in later films, there was the unrequited challenge of women who came before her; these are the efforts that endure most potently.

By David Schwartz | April 10, 2019

Close to hour five, his mouth flutters and he breathes a bit spastically, like he is about to wake up. Coming after the preceding stillness, the moment hits like an explosion in an action movie. But the film will end without him actually waking.

By Matt Connolly | February 7, 2019
At the Museum

The tonal, visual, and thematic contrasts between these two masters of British filmmaking all seem to converge around their seemingly diametric views of mother England: a sober bulwark of civilization for Jennings; a largely hollowed-out husk for Jarman.

By Nick Pinkerton | January 19, 2019
At the Museum

Gagnon makes work that’s legitimately punk as fuck—bleak, scabrous, and resounding with a madman’s cackle.

By Giovanni Vimercati | January 19, 2019
At the Museum

Toni Geitani’s debut feature focuses on the evanescence of historical and national memory as experienced by the first generation that did not see corpses lying in the streets but grew up surrounded by their ghosts.

January 19, 2019
Years in Review

Best Musical, Best Supporting Actor, Best New Old Movies, Most Irritating Camera Lens, Best Action Sequence, Best Remake, Trailer of the Year, and more!

By Nick Pinkerton | January 18, 2019
At the Museum

Claire Simon has been working steadily in the cinema since a mid-1970s internship with Algerian filmmaker Mohammed Lakhdar-Hamina, and has been directing both narrative and nonfiction films for over 30 years now.

By Caroline Madden | January 18, 2019
At the Museum

In fragmented short scenes intertwined by the turn of chance, Possible Faces keenly studies aimless characters whose lives pinball between despair and grasping the last vestiges of hope.

By Caroline Madden | January 15, 2019
At the Museum

Schmitz whittles a leisurely yarn with only the most threadbare of narrative action. He shot with no formal script or framework in mind, content to merely observe in fixed, distant shots the desultory minutiae of his hapless subjects.

By Jordan Cronk | January 15, 2019
At the Museum

If, as the saying goes, the devil is in the details, then Chris Kennedy’s 36-minute marvel Watching the Detectives finds in that idea a working metaphor for the modern condition.