A photo of the artist Ana Mendieta

Remembering Ana Mendieta

Two filmmakers reflect on the pioneering artist, whose feminist thought informed her understanding of the natural world.
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Looking Back on a Year of The Met Film Archive

From the Vaults resurfaces selections the Museum’s extensive moving-image archive of over 1,500 film.
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On Robert Flaherty’s The Pottery Maker, with Silent-Film Accompanist Ben Model

Take a deeper look at Flaherty’s enigmatic short and learn about the new score by Ben Model.
A black-and-white photograph of the author, Robin Schwalb, standing beside a rewinder at the Thalia Theater in New York City, circa 1978.

A View from the Projection Booth

In the beginning, there was analog—and it was good
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Welcome to The Met Film Archive

Each month in 2020, The Met will release three to four films from the Museum’s extensive moving-image archive.

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From the Vaults