Schedule & Tickets


Individual tickets for screenings and events can be purchased below at the following rates:

  • General Admission: $12
  • Senior Citizens (65 or older): $10
  • Columbia University Students, Faculty, Staff: $8

A Four-Film Package and a Full Festival Pass are also available, and can be purchased below.

  • Four Film Package: $40 (choose any four films)
  • Full Festival Pass: $75

Rush Tickets: Columbia students, faculty, and staff have access to free day-of rush tickets, pending availability. Head to the Lenfest box office 30 minutes before showtime for rush tickets.

For more information, contact [email protected].

Click here to view the printed festival program.


Festival Schedule

Saturday, March 19–Sunday, March 20, 2022

Free Virtual Screening of Odds Against Tomorrow


Wednesday, March 23, 2022

7:30 pm
Keynote lecture by Ann Douglas, Columbia University

"Violence and Visionary Pessimism: The Jewish Contribution to Film Noir"


Thursday, March 24, 2022

Edgar G. Ulmer Double Bill
7:30 pm Detour
9:15 pm Ruthless

Introduced by Noah Isenberg, University of Texas at Austin


Friday, March 25, 2022

Double Feature
7 pm Crossfire 
8:55 pm Ace in the Hole


Saturday, March 26, 2022
World War II and the Holocaust

1 pm The Spiral Staircase

3:30 pm Act of Violence

Followed by a lecture by Vincent Brook, UCLA
"Fred Zinnemann’s Act of Violence as Jewish and L.A. Noir"

Double Feature
7 pm Notorious 
9 pm The Stranger


Sunday, March 27, 2022
The Blacklist and the Media

1 pm He Ran All the Way 

3:30 pm Lecture by Steven J. Ross

"Kill the Hollywood Jews: The Prewar Origins of Film Noir"

5:30 pm Scandal Sheet

8 pm Sweet Smell of Success