The New York Woman

(June 29 - July 19, 2018)

Co-starring with leading ladies down through the years, the ever-versatile New York City has played itself onscreen as everything from a nurturing parent to a fickle mate to a bohemian relative. Gotham has long been both a filmmaking hot spot and an imagination-capturing setting; the bustling masses, fizzy nightlife, mean streets, and self-mythologizing chutzpah were exported by Hollywood to enter global consciousness. The female protagonist’s experience of the Big Apple, with its seemingly endless possibilities, has been brought to the screen as screwball comedy, musical, coming-of-age drama, horror movie, thriller, and much more besides. With our biggest retrospective yet, we’re spanning nearly a century of cinema history and all five boroughs to gather together…

  • Another Woman
  • Auntie Mame
  • Baby Face
  • The Best of Everything
  • Blue Steel
  • Breakfast at Tiffany's
  • BUtterfield 8
  • Claudine
  • Crossing Delancey
  • Daisy Kenyon
  • Diary of a Mad Housewife
  • Easy Living
  • The First Wives Club
  • Funny Girl
  • Girlfriends
  • Girls About Town
  • Gloria
  • I Like It Like That
  • It Should Happen to You
  • Just Another Girl on the I.R.T.
  • The Last Days of Disco
  • Looking for Mr. Goodbar
  • Manhandled
  • Mixed Blood
  • Model
  • Moonstruck
  • Ms .45
  • News from Home
  • Old Enough
  • Pillow Talk
  • Poor Little Rich Girl
  • Rosemary's Baby
  • The Seventh Victim
  • Shame, Shame, Everybody Knows Her Name
  • Smithereens
  • Something Wild
  • Such Good Friends
  • Survival in New York
  • Sweet Charity
  • Tally Brown, New York
  • Times Square
  • Tootsie
  • An Unmarried Woman
  • Up the Down Staircase
  • Variety
  • Walking and Talking
  • Working Girl
  • Working Girls