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Laurence Kardish coordinates the film exhibition program at The Museum of Modern Art of New York. He joined MoMA in 1968 and has organized hundreds of exhibitions including John Cassavetes (1980), Jean-Luc Godard: Son/Image (1992), Rainer Werner Fassbinder (1997), Agnès Varda (1998), Im Kwon-Taek (2004). Kardish also organizes annual presentations of new cinema from Germany and Canada and has served on the Selection Committee of the annual New Directors/New Films festival since its inaugural season in 1972. From 2000-2006 he coordinated Projects, devoted to the work of emerging and cutting-edge artists in all media. He has also written for catalogues and publications by MoMA and other film archives and festivals. His most recent series was devoted to Kim Ki-Duk and he is now on an exhibition of the Dutch media artist Aernout Mik, a history of Weimar cinema and a Stephen Frears retrospective.
Member of the Jury
- 2008 - Cinéfondation & Short films - Member
- 1986 - Caméra d'or - Member