Play a leading role at Film at Lincoln Center by becoming a patron today!

Your generous support helps further Film at Lincoln Center’s ongoing work to enhance awareness, accessibility, and understanding of the art of cinema. Patrons receive benefits that include personalized ticketing service, invitations to preview screenings, and early access to Film at Lincoln Center’s most popular festivals, including the New York Film Festival.

Become a Patron of Film at Lincoln Center and enjoy unparalleled programming, exceptional events, and festivals that set the global standard.

Patrons also have the option of paying for membership in quarterly installments by contacting the Membership Desk.

Become a Patron

If you are a current Patron of Film at Lincoln Center and would like to renew, you may do so by clicking below.

Renew Your Support

Patron Levels & Benefits
Film at Lincoln Center offers a variety of Patron options with many exciting benefits for film lovers. To find the patron level that is right for you, click below.

Patron Levels & Benefits

Ambassador Patron Levels & Benefits

Gift Patronage
Purchase a Patronage for the film fan in your life—a loved one, a friend, or a grad—today, and Film at Lincoln Center will send them a personalized gift packet with a Patron card and a description of their benefits!

Give a Gift Patronage

Match Your Gift
Make your contribution go further by matching your donation. Many companies have matching gift programs that will match charitable contributions made by their employees. Check to see if your employer has a matching gift program by clicking below.

Match Your Gift

Patron Referral Program
Help grow our vibrant community of film lovers!

Refer a friend at the Supporter level ($1,250) or higher, and both of you will unlock exclusive access to Film at Lincoln Center’s archived Q&A content featuring Pedro Almodóvar, Kelly Reichardt, Luca Guadagnino, and more. Plus, when you refer a new Patron, you’ll receive $250 off your own membership or patronage! Referees should enter the name of the member or patron who referred them in the appropriate box when purchasing a patron membership online.

Contact Us With Questions

For questions or to join the Patron program, please contact the Patron desk at [email protected] or (212) 875-5668. Our administrative offices are open Monday – Friday from 10am – 6pm.

Are you a film lover in your 20s and 30s? Click here to add New Wave benefits to your membership!