Free Events

From festival passes to member discounts, we're all about giving you deals. But nothing quite beats this price tag: Free! Check out some of the free screenings, talks, and events coming up at the Film Society of Lincoln Center.

Complimentary tickets will be distributed at the box office one hour prior to each event on a first come, first served basis.

In This Series

Heroes of American Roots: From the Historic Films Archive

Heroes of American Roots: From the Historic Films Archive

| 75 mins

Free and open to the public!

A collection of performance clips from featuring rare footage of such icons as Hank Williams, Gram Parsons, Emmylou Harris, Bill Monroe, Leadbelly, the Carter Family, Woody Guthrie, Sister Rosetta Tharpe, The Staples Singers, and more.

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Saturday, August 09

1:00pm

Saturday, August 09

4:00pm
The 78 Project Movie

The 78 Project Movie

Alex Steyermark | 2014 | 96 mins

Free and open to the public!

Q&A and live recording session with filmmakers Alex Steyermark and Lavinia Jones Wright

The 78 Project Movie chronicles a journey across the U.S. to record musicians performing the early American songs that inspired a century of popular music—instantaneously, on one-of-a-kind 78 rpm lacquer discs.

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Tuesday, August 05

6:30pm
The Winding Stream

The Winding Stream

Beth Harrington | 2014 | 90 mins

Free and open to the public!

Q&A with filmmaker Beth Harrington

The tale of the dynasty at the very heart of country music, this film traces the ebb and flow of the influence of the original Carter Family—A.P., Sara, and Maybelle—and their transformation into the Carter Sisters and Mother Maybelle.

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Monday, August 04

6:30pm
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