The Museum will reopen to the public on Sunday, July 5. The Speed Cinema will remain closed until further notice. LEARN MORE
During this period of closure, we invite you to continue in your support of the Speed and the art of cinema with the Virtual Speed Cinema. Curator of Film Dean Otto has provided a selection of films you can watch via our provided links, wherein a portion of your ticket purchase goes directly to the Museum and the fulfillment of our mission.
Dean Otto currently serves as the Curator of Film. To learn more about Dean and the Speed Cinema, read the full press release here.
Photo by Rafael Gamo.
Explore recommendations for the best way to experience and support cinema during these unprecedented times, as well as reflections on what this changing landscape means for the future of film.
Available July 8
This compelling documentary on Chinese artist Ai Weiwei reveals candid details about his childhood, including years of harsh life on the edge of the Gobi Desert.
Available July 3
Using interviews and rare archival footage, this new documentary chronicles Lewis' sixty-plus years of social activism and legislative action.
Available June 26
This new fascinating documentary follows her extraordinary journey over six decades as her sublime voice transforms the tragedies of her own life and the troubles of her times into joy.
Available June 26
Embark on a roller coaster of imagination and possibility in the compilation of new and acclaimed, family-friendly animated short films.
Available June 5
Renowned horror writer Shirley Jackson (Elizabeth Moss) is on the precipice of writing her masterpiece when the arrival of newlyweds upends her meticulous routine and heightens tensions.
Available May 1
Based on the international bestseller by rock-star economist Thomas Piketty, this captivating documentary is an eye-opening journey through wealth and power.
Available April 27
A documentary that takes viewers inside the intimate fascinating world of antiquarian booksellers, populated by an assortment of obsessive characters, intellects, eccentrics and dreamers.
Starting April 17
Director Halina Dryschka’s dazzling, course-correcting documentary on Hilma af Klint—an abstract woman artist before the term existed.
CINEMA+ An interview with the director featuring curators from the Speed.