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MEMBERSHIP
New members must join by July 31 to take advantage of NYFF benefits. The NYFF52 Member pre-sale dates are: Sep 2 (Film Icon, Cinephile), Sep 3 (Film Buff), Sep 4 (Film Lover).

The loyalty and support of our Film Society Members have made it possible for us to bring the best in cinema to New York City, nurture the careers of tomorrow's great talents, and introduce hundreds of thousands of moviegoers to influential cinematic voices from around the globe.

Become a Film Society Member today and enjoy matchless programming, exceptional events, and festivals that set the global standard.

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If you are a current member of the Film Society and would like to renew your membership, you may do so by clicking below.

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Membership Levels & Benefits
The Film Society offers a variety of Membership options with many exciting benefits for film lovers.

Student ($35)

Discounted member tickets to regular FSLC screenings throughout the year (limit 2 per screening) at both the Walter Reade Theater and the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center
Membership card
Bi-monthly calendar (e-calendar)
Members-only bi-weekly e-newsletter
5% discount at Indie Food & Wine
10% discount on Film Society merchandise
Select discounts & offers from Film Society Neighborhood Partners


Film Lover $75

Discounted member tickets to regular FSLC screenings throughout the year (limit 2 per screening) at both the Walter Reade Theater and the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center
Membership card
Bi-monthly calendar (e-calendar)
Members-only bi-weekly e-newsletter
1 year complimentary subscription to Film Comment
Advance ticket purchasing opportunities for the New York Film Festival
Additional advance ticket purchasing opportunities for the following annual series:
—New York Jewish Film Festival
—Rendez-Vous with French Cinema
—New Directors/New Films
5% discount at Indie Food & Wine
10% discount on Film Society merchandise
Select discounts & offers from Film Society Neighborhood Partners


Film Buff $125 ($200 for Dual)*

Discounted member tickets to regular FSLC screenings throughout the year (limit 2 per screening) at both the Walter Reade Theater and the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center
Membership card
Bi-monthly calendar (e-calendar)
Members-only bi-weekly e-newsletter
1 year complimentary subscription to Film Comment
Advance ticket purchasing opportunities for the New York Film Festival
Additional advance ticket purchasing opportunities for the following annual series:
—New York Jewish Film Festival
—Rendez-Vous with French Cinema
—New Directors/New Films
—Open Roads: New Italian Cinema
10% discount on Film Society merchandise
Select discounts & offers from Film Society Neighborhood Partners
6 complimentary tickets to Film Society screenings*
Concession card redeemable for 6 complimentary small popcorns and 6 complimentary small sodas


Cinephile $175 ($275 for Dual)*

Discounted member tickets to regular FSLC screenings throughout the year (limit 2 per screening) at both the Walter Reade Theater and the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center
Membership card
Bi-monthly calendar (e-calendar)
Members-only bi-weekly e-newsletter
1 year complimentary subscription to Film Comment
Advance ticket purchasing opportunities for the New York Film Festival
Additional advance ticket purchasing opportunities for the following annual series:
—New York Jewish Film Festival
—Rendez-Vous with French Cinema
—New Directors/New Films
—Open Roads: New Italian Cinema
—New York Asian Film Festival
10% discount on Film Society merchandise
Select discounts & offers from Film Society Neighborhood Partners
8 complimentary tickets to Film Society screenings*
Concession card redeemable for 8 complimentary small popcorns and 8 complimentary small sodas
1 complimentary ticket to a New York Film Festival screening (excluding Opening Night, Closing Night, Centerpiece and Special Events)*

Film Icon $350 ($550 for Dual)*

Discounted member tickets to regular FSLC screenings throughout the year (limit 2 per screening) at both the Walter Reade Theater and the Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center
Membership card
Bi-monthly calendar
Members-only bi-weekly e-newsletter
1 year complimentary subscription to Film Comment
Insider access to the New York Film Festival
Advance ticket purchasing opportunities to:
—New York Jewish Film Festival
—Rendez-Vous with French Cinema
—New Directors/New Films
—Open Roads: New Italian Cinema
—New York Asian Film Festival
—New York African Film Festival
—Human Rights Watch Film Festival
—Latinbeat
—Spanish Cinema Now
5% discount at Indie Food & Wine
10% discount on Film Society merchandise
Select discounts & offers from Film Society Neighborhood Partners
12 complimentary tickets to Film Society screenings*
Concession card redeemable for 12 complimentary small popcorns and 12 complimentary small sodas
Invitation for 1 (plus a guest) to 2 special Members-only screenings/events with cocktail reception*
2 complimentary tickets to a New York Film Festival screening (excluding Opening Night, Closing Night, Centerpiece and Special Events)*. If purchasing a Dual membership at this level, each person receives 2 complimentary tickets to an NYFF screening (a total of 4 complimentary tickets)
Invitation to annual Members-only cocktail reception with Film Society programmers with highlights of upcoming series and festivals


All benefits subject to change.


MEMBERSHIP POLICY

MEMBERSHIP SPECIFICS - Membership benefits are valid for one year from the date of processing. They are non-transferable and non-refundable.
DISCOUNTED TICKETS - All Member discounts and ticket offers exclude specially-priced events and are not available for use when a no-pass policy is in effect.
COMPLIMENTARY TICKETS - Complimentary tickets are only for regular-priced screenings and are only available in person at the Walter Reade Theater or Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center Box Offices. They are not available for new releases or for stand-by tickets. Complimentary tickets to the New York Film Festival are subject to availability and exclude Opening Night, Closing Night, Centerpiece, Gala evenings and special events.
CONCESSION CARD – The concession card, which entitles a Member to complimentary popcorn and soda depending upon the level of Membership, may only be used at the Walter Reade Theater concession stand.
DUAL MEMBERSHIPS – If purchasing a Dual Cinephile Membership, each person will receive 1 complimentary ticket to an NYFF screening (a total of 2 complimentary tickets). If purchasing a Dual Film Icon Membership, each person will receive 2 complimentary tickets to an NYFF screening (a total of 4 complimentary tickets).


NOTE: Admission to all screenings is subject to availability.


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Gift Memberships
Give the gift that keeps on giving with year-round perks, such as special discount Member tickets, exclusive event invites, a one-year complimentary subscription to Film Comment Magazine, advanced ticket purchasing opportunities to our most popular festivals, and more.

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Suggest a Member Event
We’d love to hear from you and would welcome any suggestions of events we could consider for our members. Send us an email at members@filmlinc.com.


Match Your Gift
Many companies have matching gift programs that will match charitable contributions made by their employees. Some companies also match gifts made by retirees and/or spouses. You can check to see if your employer has a matching gift program by clicking here. If you have any questions, please contact us at members@filmlinc.com or at 212-875-5620.

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