Ambassador Patron Levels & Benefits

All Ambassador Patron benefits valid for one year. Become an Ambassador Patron or renew today!

Click here for information about becoming a Patron during our temporary theater closure. Your support is crucial during this time and we appreciate your consideration.

CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE: $10,000
Tax-deductible amount: $9,245

CURRENT CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE BENEFITS

  • Discounted rental rates for all eligible FLC Virtual Cinema screenings and events
  • Early ticket access to Film at Lincoln Center festivals and series year-round
  • Members-only newsletter
  • 10% discount on Film at Lincoln Center merchandise
  • Two digital membership cards

Screenings and Special Events

  • Invitation to Virtual Patron Preview Screenings held throughout the year
  • Invitations to exclusive virtual sneak previews and virtual events including private Q&As with artists and filmmakers
  • Invitations to Film at Lincoln Center virtual press screenings
  • Invitations to Opening Nights of Rendez-Vous with French Cinema and New Directors/New Films
  • Free virtual screening offers

VIP Access

  • Complimentary virtual rental for any eligible Film at Lincoln Center screening year-round

New York Film Festival

  • New York Film Festival Group 1 pre-sale access
  • New York Film Festival  ticket fees waived during Group 1 pre-sale period only
  • One virtual rental for Opening Night screening
  • One virtual rental for Centerpiece screening
  • One virtual rental for Closing Night screening
  • Invitations to virtual press screenings
  • Exclusive NYFF Welcome Package including NYFF branded merchandise and other products

BENEFITS REINSTATED WHEN OUR THEATERS REOPEN

  • Discounted ticket rate for all screenings and events (a $5 savings per ticket!)
  • One-year digital subscription to the award-winning Film Comment
  • One complimentary popcorn and soda per screening, valid for each cardholder

VIP Access

  • Priority theater entry during the New York Jewish Film Festival, Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, and New Directors/New Films

New York Film Festival

  • Four (4) tickets to the Opening Night screening plus after-party
  • Four (4) tickets to the Centerpiece screening
  • Four (4) tickets to the Closing Night screening
  • Invitation for two (2) to press screenings
  • Invitation for two (2) to the Filmmaker Brunch
  • Access via badge to the VIP Hauser Lounge

Additional Complimentary Tickets

  • Two (2) complimentary tickets for up to four screenings (8 tickets total) at the New York Jewish Film Festival, Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, and New Directors/New Films

LEADERSHIP CIRCLE: $15,000
Tax-deductible amount: $14,173

CURRENT LEADERSHIP CIRCLE BENEFITS

Includes all CURRENT CHAIRMAN’S CIRCLE benefits, plus:

New York Film Festival

  • Invitation to exclusive virtual NYFF preview event with selection committee members
  • Invitation to exclusive virtual filmmaker event(s)

Screenings and Special Events

  • Invitations to exclusive New Directors/New Films Filmmaker events to be determined in 2021 

BENEFITS REINSTATED WHEN OUR THEATERS REOPEN

New York Film Festival

  • Invitation to exclusive NYFF preview event with selection committee members

Screenings and Special Events

  • Invitation for two (2) to New Directors/New Films Filmmaker Brunch
  • Opportunities exclusive to Leadership Circle members to meet artists at private parties, dinners, and more

Premium Entertainment Opportunities

  • Host a private reception dedicated to the Film at Lincoln Center initiative of your choice with the assistance of Film at Lincoln Center personnel

Additional Complimentary Tickets

  • Two (2) complimentary tickets for up to six screenings (12 tickets total) at the New York Jewish Film Festival, Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, and New Directors/New Films

PREMIERE CIRCLE: $25,000
Tax-deductible amount: $23,525

CURRENT LEADERSHIP CIRCLE BENEFITS

New York Film Festival

  • New York Film Festival VIP pre-sale access
  • New York Film Festival ticket fees waived during VIP pre-sale period only
  • One virtual rental to each NYFF Main Slate screening
  • Invitations to additional exclusive virtual events surrounding NYFF

Ambassador Patrons Recognition

  • The opportunity to be named as a supporter of a Film at Lincoln Center series, festival, or special screenings; supporters will receive up to ten virtual rentals of respective series or event

BENEFITS REINSTATED WHEN OUR THEATERS REOPEN

New York Film Festival

  • Two tickets to each NYFF Main Slate screening
  • Invitation to the Opening Night pre-screening reception
  • Invitations to additional exclusive events surrounding NYFF, including Industry Mixers and more

Premium Entertainment Opportunities

  • Host a private screening or event at the Walter Reade Theater or Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center with reduced rental costs

Ambassador Patrons Recognition

  • The opportunity to be named as a supporter of a Film at Lincoln Center series, festival, or special screenings; supporters will receive ten complimentary tickets to opening night of said respective series or event

Additional Complimentary Tickets

  • Two (2) complimentary tickets for up to 10 screenings (20 tickets total) at the New York Jewish Film Festival, Rendez-Vous with French Cinema, and New Directors/New Films

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.