Community Corner: NYFF58 Edition

The New York Film Festival has always been about bringing the community together to celebrate cinema and, whether you are joining us in our Virtual Cinema or at one of our drive-in venues, on behalf of everyone at Film at Lincoln Center we want to thank you for being a part of this historic edition. As the festival kicks off, we wanted to share our ways you can connect with the festival that are free and available worldwide.

Get the Latest NYFF58 Updates!

Stay connected with NYFF for ticket giveaways, updates on newly added tickets & screenings, a behind-the-scenes look at the festival, the latest trailers, Q&As, and much more!

Free Films

We’re pleased to offer a selection of free films in our Virtual Cinema platform featuring a limited number of streams. To watch during the available windows, click below to watch or pre-order and proceed with a $0.00 rental.

Film at Lincoln Center Members will also receive free screening offers on select titles each week via email. Not yet a Member? Join today and automatically receive one free virtual rental. To redeem, email [email protected] after contributing here.

Virtual screenings are available in the U.S. or U.S. territories (Puerto Rico, U.S. Virgin Islands, Guam, American Samoa, Northern Mariana Islands.)

Free Talks Presented by HBO

With virtual and drive-in screenings replacing the festival’s typical Lincoln Center events, this year’s Talks are an essential live, online meeting place for audiences, filmmakers, and the industry. HBO® is the presenting sponsor of Talks, which supplement NYFF’s screenings with a series of free and live panel discussions and in-depth conversations with a wide range of guests.

All talks are live and available for free worldwide and will be conducted via Zoom webinar. Free registration is required to attend. Sign up at the link on each event page. Registrants will receive a confirmation email with a link to tune into the Zoom webinar. During the live talk, attendees can chat questions using the Q&A button. Talks will be recorded and shared at a later date on the Film at Lincoln Center YouTube channel.

Film at Lincoln Center Podcast

The Film at Lincoln Center podcast has returned for a special 58th New York Film Festival edition! We’ll be sharing Q&As and talks timed with our drive-in and virtual premieres, so whether you are on your way home from the drive in, or sitting on your couch, you’ll be able to hear from filmmakers from around the world about their latest work. To kick off the festivities, enjoy this overview from our programming team.

Subscribe on iTunesSpotify, Soundcloud, or Stitcher and see more here. Listen to our festival preview below.

NYFF58 Zoom Backgrounds

Arrive in style to your next virtual meeting with the lavish cinema of Pedro Almodóvar, Wong Kar Wai, Chloé Zhao, and more NYFF58 filmmakers gracing your background! Download the full set here.

Campari – Negroni Recipe

Enjoy an iconic drink along with the feature.

A Message from Spike Lee & David Byrne

Utopia starts with (YO)U. Listen to an important message on voting from the Talking Heads frontman David Byrne and Oscar and Emmy-winner Spike Lee.

TCM Presents Women Make Film

Smooth Talk sponsor TCM aims to shine a light on the remarkable contributions that women have made to film, honoring their unique talents and approach to filmmaking that have existed all along. Learn more here.

Thank you to our community and partners for supporting this reimagined edition of NYFF!