Director Martin Scorsese Gets Major Retrospective at New York City’s Museum of the Moving Image
“You talkin’ to me?” Yes, we’re talkin’ to you. New York City’s Museum of the Moving Image is paying homage to Martin Scorsese, one of America’s greatest film directors, with a major onscreen and museum retrospective.
The two-part series includes a showing of Scorsese’s 21st-century films—catch the last of the run of films, Hugo, on Dec. 30—as well as a comprehensive exhibit on the director’s life and work.
Pooling from Scorsese’s own personal collection, the exhibit includes items such as props, costumes, storyboards, screenplays, and set photos from the director’s key films; as well as a number of childhood mementos.
Unlike other general museum exhibits, the Museum of the Moving Image puts particular emphasis on Scorsese’s craft and stature behind the camera, focusing in on his respect for cinematic history (he’s a major collector of vintage film posters); eye for cinematography and film editing; and ear for the lush (and memorable) soundtracks that have accompanied his works.
As an added bonus, the museum has also included a special section, previewing Scorsese’s forthcoming film, Silence, released on Dec. 23.
The exhibition runs until April 23, 2017. To schedule a visit (or book a ticket), click here. Below, take a look at some more of what’s currently on display at the museum.