About the New York SAG-AFTRA / WGAE Film Society

2018/19 Registration is now open! Download the registration form here.

The New York SAG-AFTRA/WGAE Film Society 2018–2019 season is our 41st consecutive season providing members with a diverse selection of newly released major studio, foreign and independent productions.

The 2018-2019 season of the New York Film Society begins on Sept. 1, 2018 and runs through Aug. 31, 2019. Subscriptions admit Film Society Members and one guest (who must accompany the member to the theater for bonus screenings) to a minimum of 24 scheduled screenings

The New York Film Society at a glance:

  • Membership is by application only and accepted on a yearly basis.
  • Registration for the 2018-2019 season will opened on Wednesday, July 18, 2018. To register, log in with your usename and password. While online registration is highly encouraged, you can also download and print the NYFS 2018-2019 Paper Application below in Resources & Downloads.
  • Renew your tan card for $140; a new card or new membership is $150
  • 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 2018-2019 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 WGAE member number to (Note: this will be updated when the new season begins.)

Please note that smoking, food or drink (including water) are NOT allowed inside the theater.

Join the New York Film Society

The membership application period for the 2018-2019 season is now open!

To join the New York SAG-AFTRA/WGAE Film Society, send check or money order made payable to:

Writers Guild of America, East
Attn: Film Society
250 Hudson Street, Suite 700
New York, NY 10013

Your check must be accompanied by a completed application form.

To pay by Visa or Mastercard, you may print this application form and the credit card authorization form and email to or fax to 212.582.1909. Subscriptions are limited and are offered on a first-come, first-served basis.

The 2018-2019 season of the New York Film Society begins on Sept. 1, 2018 and runs through Aug. 31, 2019. Register soon!

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