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Encyclopedia > Museum of Modern Art Department of Film and Video

The Museum of Modern Art Department of Film and Video, founded in 1935, contains works of international cinema, focusing on the art and history of the film medium. The collection comprises more than 14,000 films and 4 million film stills. The collection is housed in the Celeste Bartos Film Preservation Center, openend in 1996.


Notable Films in the Collection

  • Biograph Studio Collection (1905-14)
  • The Country Doctor (1909)
  • Edison Company Collection (1912-14)
  • Blind Husbands (1919)
  • Tol'able David (1921)
  • The Call of the Wild (1923)
  • The Marriage Circle (1924)
  • Moana (1926)

The Call of the Wild book cover The Call of the Wild is a novel by Jack London. ... Moana is a (1926) documentary film directed by Robert J. Flaherty, the creator of Nanook of the North. ...

External links

  • Museum of Modern Art Website
  • National Film Preservation Foundation

 
 

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