• Exhibition


    The Film Society encourages the progressive evolution of film culture and individual lives by celebrating the transformative power of the moving image in all its forms. Through intelligent and innovative programming, it creates singularly vital experiences for audiences of all kinds.

  • Education


    The Film Society's Education programs serve more than 11,000 students and teachers every year, from kindergarten through college, to develop media literacy, cultural awareness, global understanding and a lifelong appreciation of cinema.

  • Filmmaker360


    Filmmaker360 provides unparalleled assistance and opportunities including grants, prizes, development assistance and residencies for working filmmakers at all stages of their careers.


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Join us! Enjoy a world of film year round. Our nonprofit organization needs film-lovers like you to join our efforts in supporting local, national and international film. Film Society members receive discounts and advance sales to SFFS screenings and events, invites to free preview screenings and special benefits tailored to aspiring and established filmmakers.

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