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Movie night at the Museum

people seated on the Museum Rooftop Sculpture Garden for Rooftop Cinema

Take advantage of MMoCA Cinema and the extended Rooftop Cinema film series. With screenings of critically acclaimed and award-winning films from around the world, these series will be available for viewing during various periods of the year.

Upcoming Films

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MMoCA Cinema: Jeanne Dielman, 23 quai du Commerce, 1080 Bruxelles

June 11, 2023

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people seated on the Rooftop Sculpture Garden enjoying an outdoor film screening
Photo by Sharon Vanorny.

2023 Rooftop Cinema

Thursdays at 7 PM • August 10, 17, 24, and 31

Rooftop Cinema, MMoCA’s popular outdoor film series, returns in August to the Museum’s Rooftop Sculpture Garden for its 18th season. Screenings include four independent films by American and international filmmakers.

Tickets are $7 per screening, or free for MMoCA members and anyone under 18. Tickets sales begin at 7:30 PM on the Rooftop, and films start roughly 20 minutes after sunset. Filmgoers are welcome to bring a blanket or portable chairs to use. Films move to the Museum Lecture Hall in case of rain.

Rooftop Cinema is a program of MMoCA’s education department and is curated by James Kreul. MMoCA’s film programming is generously funded by maiahaus, Venture Investors, LLC, and a gift from an anonymous donor.

Film Lineup

August 10

Inu-Oh | Masaaki Yuasa | Japan | 2022 | 98 minutes | Japanese with English subtitles

August 17

Alma’s Rainbow | Ayoka Chenzira | USA | 1994 | 85 minutes

August 24

Earth II | Anti-Banality Union | USA | 96 minutes

August 31

Rewind & Play | Alain Gomis | France, Germany | 2022 | 65 minutes

audience seated in a lecture hall
Photo by Robert Stebler.

2023 Winter Program

Thursdays at 7 PM • January 26 • February 2, 9, 16, 23 • March 2

The 2023 Winter MMoCA Cinema program has concluded. Please check back for more information about the 2023 Summer Rooftop Cinema series!

Ticket Information

  • MMoCA Cinema is $7 per screening, or free for MMoCA members and anyone age 18 and younger.
  • Ticket sales begin at 6:30 PM in the Museum lobby.

Covid Policy for Attendees

  • Masks are highly encouraged indoors, outdoors, and when interacting with Museum staff.
  • Masks are encouraged outdoors when social distancing cannot be easily maintained.
  • Event capacities at MMoCA have been limited to allow ample room for social distancing between guests.