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government,
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silent,
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medical,
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The 11th Orphan Film Symposium is April 11 through 14, 2018.
Wednesday opening screening, 8pm, through final screeing Saturday, 8pm. All events at Museum of the Moving Image
36-01 35th Avenue, Astoria, Queens, NYC (718) 77-6888

Hotels near Museum of the Moving Image (MoMI)

MoMI is in the historic Astoria neighborhood in Queens NYC. These hotels are within walking distance, in the neighborhood called Long Island City. Discounted rates available at two hotels during the Orphan Film Symposium.

* Holiday Inn Manhattan View
39-05 29th Street, Long Island City, Queens, NYC
0.9 mile from MoMI
Directions: Online | PDF
Phone 718-707-3700. Special rate code: OFS.
Book online here using code: OFS. Book by Feb. 24 for discounted rate.



* Aloft Long Island City - Manhattan View
27-45 Jackson Avenue , Long Island City, Queens, NYC
1.1 miles from MoMI
Directions: Online.
Phone 718-433-9305. Discount code: OFS.
Book online here. Group rate available until March 10, 2018.



* Paper Factory Hotel is nearest MoMI.
37-06 36th Street, Long Island City, Queens, NYC 11101
.4 mile from MoMI.
Directions: Walking map.
Phone: 718-392-7200 (No discount code.)
Book online here.


Local transportation, directions, and logistics are well described at Museum of the Moving Image website. Closest subway stations are the R/M at Steinway Street and N/W at Broadway.