Joshua Siegel

Joshua Siegel


MoMA International Curatorial Institute 2014


Museum of Modern Art


Curator, Department of Film

Joshua Siegel has organized or co-organized more than 90 exhibitions for The Museum of Modern Art since joining the Museum. Among his significant and critically acclaimed exhibitions are Vienna Unveiled: A City in Cinema (2014); Art Theater Guild and Japanese Underground Cinema, 1962-1986 (2013); The Rolling Stones: 50 Years on Film (2012); The New India (2009); the gallery and film exhibition Jazz Score (2008); the gallery installation Projects 84: Josiah McElheny (2007); and The Łódź Film School of Poland: 50 Years (1999). In 2007 he received MoMA’s Lee Tenenbaum Award for curatorial excellence. His monographic exhibitions include Werner Schroeter (2012), Dziga Vertov (2011), Frederick Wiseman (2010), Spike Jonze (2009), Julien Duvivier (2009), Peter Hutton (2008), Michael Haneke (2008), Gregory La Cava (2005), Christopher Guest (2005), Olivier Assayas (2003), Jean Painlevé (2000), Errol Morris (1999), Marguerite Duras (1998), and Jeanne Moreau (1994). In 2002, he co-founded To Save and Project: The MoMA International Festival of Film Preservation; now celebrating its twelfth year, the festival has showcased more than 1,000 film restorations. Mr. Siegel currently serves on the Executive Board of Cinema Tropical, a non-profit organization devoted to Latin American cinema in the United States.