Tickets to movies playing at the Film Society of Lincoln Center can be purchased online or at our box offices. Unfortunately, we do not accept orders via phone or email.
To begin the purchase process, please log in to your account. If you don’t have an account, sign up for one today. All major credit cards are accepted. There is a $1.50 service charge per ticket. Surcharges vary for special events, discount packages, and passes. We now offer the option to print your ticket at home, which lets you skip the line at the box office.
Our box offices open 30 minutes before the first show of the day and close 15 minutes after the start of the last show.
Walter Reade Theater
165 West 65th Street, north side/upper level
between Broadway and Amsterdam
Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center
144 West 65th Street, south side
between Broadway and Amsterdam
Automated Information Line: (212) 875-5600
Customer Service Help Line: (212) 875-5610
Customer Service Voicemail: (212) 875-5367 (calls will be returned during business hours)
See more films for less with our Discount Packages and All Access Passes, available for select series and festivals throughout the year. Packages may be purchased online or at the box office. Please note that passes are subject to availability and tickets to individual screenings will be held for All Access Pass buyers until 20 minutes before showtime, at which point unclaimed seats may be forfeited. Some additional restrictions apply.
Groups sales are available for purchases of 10 tickets or more to a screening. Email firstname.lastname@example.org for information about group sales.
In the event of a canceled screening, you will be contacted via email. Refunds will automatically be issued for all tickets purchased with a credit card. If you purchased your ticket with cash, please bring it to our box office to obtain a refund. If you have any questions, please email email@example.com or call one of the box office numbers listed above during hours of operation.
We strive to provide accurate information on our website and in printed materials whenever possible. In some cases, last minute changes do occur, especially with respect to guest appearances and screening formats. We do not guarantee refunds in these cases.
We strive to make our state-of-the-art theaters fully accessible for people with disabilities. For more information, click here.
Terms and Conditions
- Member complimentary tickets and vouchers are not accepted for New Releases or events with special ticket prices. Please check the “Tickets” tab on series and festival pages to determine if Member complimentary tickets are accepted.
- Valid ID is required at the box office for all discounts.
- Discount offers are not applicable to previously purchased tickets and may not be combined with any other offers or discounts.
- A ticket is required for admission into the theater for a screening.
- Latecomers will be seated at the discretion of the management. Admission to the theater cannot be guaranteed once the screening has started.
- Children under 12 must be accompanied by an adult.
- Programs, ticket prices, and surcharges are subject to change.
- Tickets are subject to availability.
- All sales are final. No refunds or exchanges except in the event of a cancellation.
Your ticket is a revocable license to attend the event/screening on the front of the ticket. The Film Society of Lincoln Center reserves the right to revoke the license, to refuse admission, and without limitation, to eject any person whose conduct is deemed to be disorderly or for the protection of other patrons.
Unauthorized possession or use of devices for recording, photographing or transmitting, solicitation or unlawful resale, or the use of cell phones, electronic or any other noise and light-emitting devices at any time during an event or screening is strictly prohibited.