Film Society membership is the best deal in town! Film Society members have an opportunity to view 100's of first-run indie films per season at home and the state-of-the-art theaters like ArcLight Cinemas, and receive discounts to local businesses. In addition, members are invited to numerous bonus screenings and events that feature Q&A’s with distinguished panelist. Last Q&A participants included Michael Carnick (screenwriter) and Steve Chiotakis (KCRW).


To sign up, please follow the steps below for successful online registration:


  1. Visit (launching soon)

  2. Make A Donation to Support SMFF

  3. Enjoy Quality Films.


We encourage all Film Society members to enjoy the convenience of completing an online application and paying by credit card.


Questions? Contact the Santa Monica Film Society at