Over eight consecutive nights, MoMA presents a chronological exploration of the sonic and visual experiments of Kraftwerk with a live presentation of their complete repertoire in the Museum’s Marron Atrium. Each evening consists of a live performance and 3-D visualization of one of Kraftwerk’s studio albums

Kraftwerk – Retrospective 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8

Tuesday, April 10, 8:30 p.m.
1 – Autobahn (1974)
Wednesday, April 11, 8:30 p.m.
2 – Radio-Activity (1975) 
Thursday, April 12, 8:30 p.m.
3 – Trans Europe Express (1977) 
Friday, April 13, 10:00 p.m.
4 – The Man-Machine (1978) 
Saturday April 14, 8:30 p.m.
5 – Computer World (1981) 
Sunday, April 15, 8:30 p.m.
6 – Techno Pop (1986) 
Monday, April 16, 8:30 p.m.
7 – The Mix (1991) 
Tuesday, April 17, 10:00 p.m.
8 – Tour de France (2003)

Tickets are $25.00 and will go on sale to the public on Wednesday, February 22, at 12:00 p.m., only at MoMAKraftwerkTickets.showclix.com.

I AM A BANANA. Don Hertzfeldt will appear in person to present his newest film and a selection of his award-winning earlier shorts Monday, March 26, 2012 and Tuesday, March 27 at the IFC Center. Hertzfeldt’s new film, It’s Such a Beautiful Day, is the third and final chapter in a trilogy about a mysterious man named Bill. The entire trilogy will be screened together for the first time on new 35mm prints, followed by a live Q&A with Hertzfeldt.

Tickets are $17.50.

For a taste of Hertfeldt, check out the brilliant, Rejected, below.

The Tobolowsky Files is my favorite storytelling podcast ever (Yes, better than This American Life and The Moth). I recommend starting with Season 1, Episode 1, as each story builds upon previous stories.

Stephen Tobolowsky will be performing a live version of The Tobolowsky Files at the Bell House in Brooklyn on Tuesday, February 28. Tickets are $25.

The American Museum of the Moving Image will by screening David Cronenberg’s films from January 21–February 12, 2012. See Crash, The Fly, Videodrome, A History of ViolenceEastern Promises and many others on a big screen!

David Cronenberg

The museum will also be hosting a talk with Cronenberg on Saturday, January 21 at 2:00 p.m. Tickets are $25 and go on sale on January 6.

And while you’re at the AMMI, check out the Jim Henson exhibit, extended through March 4 and 50+ collages by Jan Svankmajer from his most recent film, Surviving Life.