Support 50 Years of Film at Lincoln Center

For 50 years, Film at Lincoln Center has been devoted to the art and craft of the moving image. Founded on May 9, 1969, FLC has since held the position of New York City’s preeminent film nonprofit. Through retrospectives, festivals, and free talks, we have brought audiences closer to filmmakers, actors, and critics. None of this, however, would be possible without the generosity of individuals like yourself; fellow movie lovers who can appreciate the impact of cinema on our lives. Thank you for the invaluable role you have played in the organization’s first 50 years, and we hope you’ll continue to support us throughout the next 50!

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The presenters at Film at Lincoln Center’s 50th Anniversary Gala. Photo by Julie Cunnah.

Other ways you can support
Film at Lincoln Center

Individual giving makes up over 25% of our contributed income—far surpassing Corporate and Foundation giving. It’s because of you that we’re able to keep our theaters running and provide the community with a rich repertoire of film.
A wonderful way to commemorate your or a loved one’s appreciation of film and Film at Lincoln Center.
Support the next generation of filmmakers. Donations pay for supplies, equipment, transportation, and teaching-artist fees.
Support independent journalism and film criticism. Encourage up-and-coming writers from diverse backgrounds to pursue a career in film journalism through its Critics Academies. Help provide Free Talks for the community with movers and shakers within the film industry. Special guests have included Claire Denis, Paul Schrader, Robert Pattinson, Ethan Hawke, Boots Riley, Paul Dano, and Sandi Tan. The Film Comment Podcast also offers listeners well-thought-out and expertly executed discussions about upcoming festivals and films, as well as Q&As with well-respected filmmakers.
Create a lasting legacy by including Film at Lincoln Center in your estate plans. The Film at Lincoln Center Legends recognizes this group of devoted film lovers who have thoughtful made a legacy gift to benefit the programs of Film at Lincoln Center for future generations of film lovers.