‘Mad Men’ exhibit at Museum of the Moving Image to coincide with show’s final episodes
Photo courtesy of AMC

Madison Avenue is coming to Astoria. A “Mad Men” exhibit at the Museum of the Moving Image featuring large-scale sets, costumes, props, advertising art and video clips from the hit AMC series is opening on March 14. The show’s creator, writer and executive producer, Matthew Weiner, will also be at the Museum of the Moving […]

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Free event offers behind-the-scenes look at moviemaking in Astoria
Photo by Pat Alvarado/Museum of the Moving Image

BY ASHA MAHADEVAN Forget LA — get a behind-the-scenes look at film production right here in Queens. The Museum of the Moving Image, Theatrical Teamsters Local 817 and Kaufman Astoria Studios is once again hosting New York on Location. The free, one-day event, scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 21 at the Kaufman Astoria Studios backlot, will […]

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Kaufman Arts District is first of its kind in Queens
THE COURIER/ Photo by Angy Altamirano

Astoria is ready for the world to know it’s the place to be for the arts. The western Queens neighborhood gathered Friday to celebrate the announcement of the designation of the Kaufman Arts District, the first of its kind in the borough. The district was created in partnership with Kaufman Astoria Studios, the Museum of […]

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Queens World Film Festival celebrates opening night
THE COURIER/Photo by Angy Altamirano

Action! The 4th Annual Queens World Film Festival has begun. The festival, which brings international and local filmmakers to the borough to screen their works, celebrated its opening night on Tuesday at the Museum of the Moving Image in Astoria. Opening night featured three films from the United States and one from Kosovo, ranging from […]

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Curtain set to rise on 4th Annual Queens World Film Festival
Photos Courtesy of the Queens World Film Festival

The 4th Annual Queens World Film Festival is ready to hit the stage strong and put Queens on the map. The Queens World Film Festival, which brings together local and international filmmakers, will take place from March 4 through March 10 and feature 127 films, with 16 works from Queens. The films include short and […]

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