4/27: Knock Down the House | Free w/ RSVP

Museum of the Moving Image and Rooftop Films present a special free community sneak preview screening of Netflix’s original documentary KNOCK DOWN THE HOUSE, featuring a post-show Q&A with director Rachel Lears!

Filmmakers Fund Grantees Announced

"In the Shadows of Love" and "Dandelion Seed" (pictured) among winners!

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Friday Nights at IC — Bohemian Rhapsody
Fri Apr 26 7:30 PM

Friday Nights at IC — Bohemian Rhapsody

Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Sunset Park Kids’ Cinema Club — Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse
Sat Apr 27 10:00 AM

Sunset Park Kids’ Cinema Club — Spider-Man: Into the Spider-Verse

Industry City, Sunset Park, Brooklyn

Knock Down the House
Sat Apr 27 7:00 PM

Knock Down the House

Feature Film Program

Lawrence Virgilio Playground in Windmuller Park, Sunnyside, Queens

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