Thank you for your purchase in the Film at Lincoln Center Virtual Cinema. Please find details below for viewing your rental.

New Releases & Revival Runs

Once you’ve rented a film, it will automatically appear in “My Library” when signed into your account. Your rental will be available to watch for five (5) days or, if you’ve purchased a rental with less than 5 days left in its engagement, it will expire at the end of the film’s run. Once you press play, the viewing window begins and you have 24 hours to watch the film or until the end of the film’s run if this is in less than 24 hours. If you have pre-ordered your rental, films will become available at 12:00pm ET on the day of their premiere. Please check your respective film page for more details.

Limited Viewing Window Screenings

Films with a Limited Viewing Window are noted on the respective film pages. These include, but are not limited to, one week only runs. For these films, the viewing window is only available for a specific time and your stream will end at the noted end time. Please ensure you give yourself enough time to view the entire film during the viewing window.

World of Wong Kar Wai

Viewing windows for this retrospective are the same as New Release & Revival Runs. Your rental will be available to watch for five (5) days. Once you press play, the viewing window begins and you have 24 hours to watch the film.

For the Wong Kar Wai Discount Bundle, you will have 21 days to view each film from the time purchase. After clicking play on a specific film, you’ll have 24 hours to watch.

New York Jewish Film Festival (Jan. 13-26)

Each film will be available for viewing beginning at 12pm ET on their specified date, and available for 72 hours from their premiere time. See when each film becomes available here.

For the NYJFF 2021 All-Access Pass, you will have access to each film as it becomes available. See when each film becomes available here.

Tribute to Sam Pollard (Jan. 15-22)

Films in this retrospective, including the 4-film bundle, will be available from 12pm ET on January 15 to 12pm ET on January 22. Your rental(s) will be available to watch for five (5) days. Once you press play, the viewing window begins and you have 24 hours to watch the film.

New York African Film Festival (Feb. 4-14)

Films in this festival, including the All-Access Pass, will be available from 12pm ET on February 4 to 12pm ET on February 14. Your rental(s) will be available to watch for ten (10) days. Once you press play, the viewing window begins and you have 24 hours to watch the film.

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