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Tickets are on sale now for the Third Annual Dr. Saul and Dorothy Kit Film Noir Festival!


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

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"

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