New York Film Society

New York SAG-AFTRA/WGAE Film Society

The 2015/16 season begins in Sept. 2015 and runs through Aug. 2016. Online registration begins Wednesday, July 8. Click HERE for the downloadable form with mailing instructions.

YOU MUST BE LOGGED IN TO ACCESS THE ONLINE APPLICATION. Once you have logged in the form will be available at the bottom of this page.

Film Society at a glance:

  • Membership is by application only and accepted on a yearly basis.
  • The season's renewal is $140 for those with a tan barcoded membership card; $150 for new members or for members needing a new tan card. 
  • During the season, replacement of a barcode membership card—for any reason—is $25.
  • Your membership card will admit you (and an accompanied guest) to view the screenings of 24+ films during the season. (Additional bonus screenings may be scheduled during the season.)
  • The new season begins in Sept. and runs through Aug. 31, 2016.
  • Check the hotline or this website for film titles and screening updates.
  • 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.

Interested in a free membership to the Film Society? Please see details regarding this exciting new referral program by clicking here.

Attention new Film Society members:  Enjoy 13 months of screenings for the price of 12! For information regarding our new “Baker’s Dozen” offer, please click here.


New York Film Society Application Form
Only members in good standing of SAG-AFTRA are eligible to join the SAG-AFTRA New York Film Society.

View the complete Screening Schedule

DGA Theater

New York Film Society Screenings are held at the DGA theater unless otherwise noted.

Directors Guild of America Theater
110 West 57th Street
(between 6th and 7th Avenues)

New York Film Society Contact Information

Film Society Hotline: (212) 827-1592

Film Society Email:

NY Film Society Office
1900 Broadway, 5th Floor
New York, NY 10023
Tel. (212) 827-1448
Fax (212) 944-6774

More Information

To receive email blasts of our upcoming viewing schedule please send an email with your name, SAG-AFTRA Member # and updated email information to

To update your mailing information with SAG-AFTRA please contact the New York Membership office at (212) 944-6243 or

Please Remember...

No Smoking! No food or drink–including water!

Your Film Society membership will be in jeopardy

Click here for our rules and guidelines.



Click here for the full list of scheduled screenings.

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

Mission: Impossible - Rogue Nation

Monday, Aug. 3
Regular Times 1, 3:30, 6 & 8:30 p.m.
Starring: Tom Cruise, Jeremy Renner, Simon Pegg, Rebecca Ferguson, Ving Rhames, Sean Harris, Alec Baldwin
Directed by: Christopher McQuarrie
Written By: Christopher McQuarrie based on Mission: Impossible by Bruce Geller
Courtesy of Paramount Pictures
Running time: N/A
Rated: PG-13
Nationwide Release: July 31, 2015


Tuesday, Aug. 4
Regular Times 1, 3:30, 6 & 8:30 p.m.
Starring: Ed Helms, Christina Applegate, Leslie Mann, Chris Hemsworth, Berverly D’Angelo, Chevy Chase
Directed by: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein
Written by: John Francis Daley, Jonathan Goldstein based on National Lampoon’s Vacation by John Hughes
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Pictures
Running time:  99 Minutes
Rated: R
Nationwide Release: July 29, 2015

Straight Outta Compton

Monday, Aug. 17
Extended Times Noon, 3, 6 & 9 p.m.
Starring: Jason Mitchell, Corey Hawkins, O’Shea Jackson Jr., Aldis Hodge, Neil Brown, Jr.
Directed by: F. Gary Gray
Written by: Jonathan herman, Alan Wenkus, S. Leigh Savidge, Andrea Berloff
Courtesy of Universal Pictures
Running time:  142 Minutes
Rated: R
Nationwide Release: Aug. 14, 2015

Learning to Drive

Tuesday, Aug. 18
Regular Times 1, 3:30, 6 & 8:30 p.m.
Starring: Patricia Clarkson, Ben Kingsley, Jake Weber, Grace Gummer
Directed by: Isabel Coixet
Written by: Sarah Kernochan
Courtesy of Broad Green Pictures
Running time: 90 Minutes
Rated: R
Nationwide Release: Aug. 21 2015

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