On Monday night at the 50th New York Film Festival, a packed Alice Tully Hall was treated to a surprise screening of an unfinished version of the highly anticipated film Lincoln, followed by a Q&A with director Steven Spielberg and writer Tony Kushner. Check out the photos from the Q&A and party:

Director Steven Spielberg presenting Lincoln. Photo: Godlis

Executive Director of the Film Society Rose Kuo. Photo: Godlis

Richard Peña, Tony Kushner and Spielberg. Photo: Olga Bas

S. Epatha Merkerson, Whoopi Goldberg, Colman Domingo. Photo: Godlis

Dakota Fanning, Spielberg, and Sally Field. Photo: Godlis

Kuo and Spielberg. Photo: Godlis

Merkerson and Goldberg. Photo: Godlis

Daniel Day-Lewis. Photo: Eugene Hernandez

David Strathaim, Michael Stuhlbarg and Spielberg. Photo: Olga Bas

Spielberg and Fanning. Photo: Olga Bas

Gloria Reuben, Spielberg, Field, Merkerson, and Kushner. Photo: Olga Bas

Strathaim, Stuhlbarg and Spielberg. Photo: Olga Bas.