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Film in Education

Note: Film in Education has been suspended due to the closure of New York City public schools in response to the COVID-19 crisis. See more here and stay tuned for updates.


Film at Lincoln Center’s Film in Education programs aim to broaden and diversify art-house cinema audiences and future filmmakers. Through our robust initiatives and community outreach efforts, we will shape and inform movie viewers of all ages, while also reinforcing the lifeblood of the art form.

Health & Safety Update

The health, wellness, and safety of our staff, audiences, artists, and students is our top priority at Film at Lincoln Center. We are following all CDC and Department of Education guidelines related to COVID-19 (coronavirus), and our team is in touch with the State and City Departments of Health. To date, all education programs are proceeding as scheduled. We are monitoring the situation closely and will provide updates as needed.

Film at Lincoln Center Kids

Film at Lincoln Center Kids

The Film at Lincoln Center Kids program brings film into the classroom in order to bolster a future generation of filmmakers. The program promotes the making and viewing of films as well as students’ cultivation of 21st-century skills. Film at Lincoln Center Kids not only immerses young people in a technological art form, it also supports their literacy learning through visual storytelling.

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Partnerships

Partnerships

The Film Society of Lincoln Center's Film in Education department partners with cultural and educational organizations citywide to provide teacher-training institutes and community programs in visual storytelling through cinema. Film is not only a captivating art form but also an accessible teaching tool that speaks a universal language all children can understand.

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Professional Development

Professional Development

Film in Education’s professional development programs for teachers uses silent short films to facilitate discussion, exploration, and an in-depth understanding of story structure, character development, and the choices that filmmakers make to tell their visual stories.

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Starter Membership

The Starter level of membership is a great option for students looking for a low-cost introduction to the Film at Lincoln Center. Just $25 per year provides access to the members-only bi-weekly newsletter, a Film Comment magazine digital subscription, and a loyalty card to start earning complimentary tickets.

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