New Wave Levels & Benefits

A special membership group for film lovers in their 20s and 30s, New Wave brings together  culturally minded arts enthusiasts and offers exclusive access to events, screenings, member mingles, and much more.

All membership benefits valid for one year. Become a New Wave member or renew today! 

NEW WAVE FRIEND: $300 Join
Tax-deductible amount: $112
Quarterly Payments Available

  • Discounted ticket rate for all screenings and events (a $5 savings per ticket!)
  • Free screening offers year-round
  • Early ticket access to festivals and series year-round
  • One-year print and digital subscription to the award-winning Film Comment magazine (bi-monthly)
  • Invitation for two to exclusive New Wave events and/or screenings
  • Invitations to events with affiliate young member groups at Lincoln Center and other cultural organizations
  • Invitation to four (4) New Wave Film Club events per year
    • Similar to a book club, Film at Lincoln Center will select a film that is playing in our theaters and host a discussion for New Wave members to explore the film’s aesthetics, themes, and why it matters.  
  • Eight (8) complimentary tickets to select Film at Lincoln Center screenings*
  • Eight (8) complimentary popcorns and eight (8) sodas
  • Invitation for two to two (2) sneak previews, receptions, or events
  • Complimentary Film at Lincoln Center tote bag
  • New York Film Festival pre-sale access, Group 5
  • Members-only newsletter
  • 10% discount on Film at Lincoln Center merchandise
  • Two membership cards

NEW WAVE ANGEL: $500 Join
Tax-deductible amount: $275
Quarterly Payments Available

Includes all of the previous benefits, plus VIP access to parties and events!

  • Invitation to New Directors/New Films Opening Night and Closing Night events
  • Invitation to a New Wave event during the New York Film Festival
  • Four (4) day passes for access to the VIP Hauser Lounge during the New York Film Festival
  • Two (2) additional complimentary tickets to select Film at Lincoln Center screenings* (total of 10)
  • Two (2) additional complimentary popcorns and two (2) sodas (total of 10)
  • Invitation for two to four (4) sneak previews, receptions, or events
  • New York Film Festival pre-sale access, Group 4

Members in their 20s and 30s who join the Patron program at $1,250 and above will automatically have New Wave Angel benefits applied.

*Valid for standard priced screenings and events. Excludes New York Jewish Film Festival, Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, New Directors/New Films, New Releases, New York Film Festival, and select events. Tickets can be used at one single screening or at multiple screenings throughout the year.

Do you have questions about the new benefits? See our FAQ.