About the Department of Film

Founded in 1935 as the Film Library, the department now oversees an internationally renowned collection of more than 30,000 works and 1.5 million film stills incorporating all periods and genres. Among its holdings are original negatives of the Biograph and Edison companies and the world’s largest collection of D. W. Griffith’s films.

For more information, or to purchase a ticket or table, please contact the Department of Special Programming and Events at (212) 708-9680 or [email protected].