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Rooftop Cinema

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2024 Program

Thursdays at Sundown • August 8, 15, 22, 29, and September 5

Bring a friend, bring a blanket or camp chairs, and prepare yourself for an evening of independent films and videos under the stars. Rooftop Cinema returns to the Museum’s Rooftop Sculpture Garden each Thursday this August for its nineteenth season. Films begin at sundown, approximately 20 minutes after sunset.

Ticket Information

  • Rooftop Cinema is $7 per screening/free for MMoCA members (including the free membership tier Friends of MMoCA) and ages 18 and younger.
  • Admission is at the Lobby reception desk beginning at 7:30 PM.
  • Screenings relocate to the Lecture Hall if rain is predicted.

Frequently Asked Questions

Is seating is provided?
Limited seating is provided, but we encourage you to bring a blanket or a chair for more comfort.

Is the rooftop restaurant open?
MMoCA does not currently have a rooftop restaurant, so there is no bar or restaurant food being served.

Will there be any snacks or refreshments available for purchase?
Yes. Water and snacks are available for purchase. Carry-ins are not allowed.

When does the film start?
The film start times are approximate and depends on sunset and light levels. We recommend you find your spot by 8:10 PM.

Where will tickets be sold?
Ticket sales are in the Lobby and begin at 7:30 PM the night of the screening.

How can I attend for free?
All members (including the free Friends of MMoCA tier) can attend all Rooftop Cinema screenings for free. Become a member today.

Otherwise, those age 18 and younger can attend for free.


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MMoCA Cinema: Space is the Place

July 26, 2024

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Rooftop Cinema: Chicken for Linda!

August 8, 2024

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Rooftop Cinema: One Hand Don’t Clap

August 15, 2024

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Rooftop Cinema: Hello Dankness

August 22, 2024

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Rooftop Cinema: Buñuel in the Labyrinth of the Turtles

August 29, 2024

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Rooftop Cinema: The Films of Robert Downey, Sr.

September 5, 2024

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