New York Film Society

New York SAG-AFTRA/WGAE Film Society

The 2016-2017 season of the New York Film Society begins on Sept. 1, 2016 and runs through Aug. 31, 2017.

The New York Film Society at a glance:

  • Membership is by application only and accepted on a yearly basis. To register, download the PDF application form and mailing instructions here. Note that online registration is now closed for the season, but paper applications are accepted year-round.
  • Your membership card will admit you and a guest to 24+ film screenings during the season.
  • Renew your tan card for $140; a new card or new membership is $150. (If your card is lost or stolen, it can be replaced for $25.)
  • Unless otherwise specified, screenings will take place on Mondays and Tuesdays at 1 p.m., 3:30 p.m., 6 p.m. and 8:30 p.m.
  • Screenings are held at the Directors Guild of America Theater at 110 West 57th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues). 
  • To view the screening schedule complete with film titles, click here, call the HOTLINE at (212) 827-1592 or sign up to receive email blasts by sending an email with your name and SAG-AFTRA member number to

Please note that smoking, food or drink (including water) are NOT allowed inside the theater. Click here for detailed rules.

New York Film Society Contact Information

  • Screening Schedule Hotline: (212) 827-1592
  • Email:
  • Phone: (212) 827-1451
  • Mailing Address: 1900 Broadway, 5th Floor, New York, NY 10023



Dec. Dates at the DGA Theater at 110 West 57th Street (between 6th and 7th Avenues)

Monday, Dec. 5

Extended Times Noon, 3, 6 & 9 p.m.
Starring: Jessica Chastain, Mark Strong, Gugu Mbatha-Raw, Michael Stuhlbarg, Alison Pill, Jake Lacy, John Lithgow, Sam Waterston
Directed by: John Madden
Written by: Jonathan Perera
Courtesy of EuropaCorp
Running time: 129 Minutes
Rated: R
Nationwide Release: Dec. 9, 2016

Tuesday, Dec. 6

Extended Times Noon, 3, 6 & 9 p.m.
Starring: Denzel Washington, Viola Davis, Stephen Henderson, Russell Henderson, Mykelti Williamson
Directed by: Denzel Washington
Written by: August Wilso; based on the play Fences by August Wilson
Courtesy of Macro and Bron Studios
Running time: 138 Minutes
Rated: NA
Nationwide Release: Dec. 25, 2016

Monday, Dec. 26

Regular Times 1, 3:30, 6 & 8:30 p.m
Starring: Annette Bening, Elle Fanning, Greta Gerwig, Lucas Jade Zumann, Billy Crudup
Directed by: Mike Mills
Written By: Mike Mills
Courtesy of A24
Running time: 118 Minutes
Rated: R
Nationwide Release: Dec. 25 , 2016

Tuesday, Dec. 27

Extended Times Noon, 3, 6 & 9 p.m.
Starring: Andrew Garfield, Adam Driver and Liam Neeson
Directed by: Martin Scorsese
Written by: Jay Cocks based on the book Silence by Shusaku Endo
Courtesy of Paramount Pictures
Running time: 159 Minutes
Rated: NA
Nationwide Release: Dec. 23, 2016

Screening times are subject to change due to the running time of the films changing. Please check our webpage for the most up-to-date information.