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PUBLIC FUNDERS

Support for Film Forum programming is provided, in part, by public funds from:

New York City Department of Cultural Affairs
National Endowment for the Arts
New York State Council on the Arts
NYC Council Member Corey Johnson 
NYS Office of Parks, Recreation & Historic Preservation

ART WORKS. National Endowment for the Arts  sets.gov
NYCulture City of New York - Department of Cultural Affairs

PRIVATE CONTRIBUTORS

$200,000
The Kaplen Brothers Fund

$150,000
Ostrovsky Family Fund
The Harry S. Thomson Foundation

$50,000 - $149,999
J. Kerry Clayton & Paige Royer /
The Clayton-Royer Family Fund
Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation
Max Rifkind-Barron
The Family of John G. Roche 
Theodore C. & Betsy Barlow Rogers

$15,000 - $49,999
Hugo Barreca / The Double R Foundation
Chervenak-Nunnallé Foundation
Nancy Dine
Falconwood Foundation
Ella Foshay
Matt McClure / GS Gives
Mary W. Harriman Foundation
Peter & Ann Herbst
Alan & Lauren Klein
Levy-Horowitz Foundation
The Leyli Foundation
Pollock / Nguyen Charitable Fund
Caryl Ratner in memory of Alexander Kaplen
Roberta Schneiderman
The Winston Foundation

$10,000 - $14,999
Con Edison
Famke Janssen
The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation, Inc. 
The Liman Foundation
Rohauer Collection Foundation, Inc.
Alexandra Shiva & Jonathan M. Sherman
Michael & Donna Sternberg
Stella Strazdas & Hank Forrest
Paula Wagner
Anonymous (1)

$2,500 - $9,999
Ad Hoc Foundation, Inc.
Yvette J. Alberdingk-Thijm
The Altschul Foundation
Stuart S. Applebaum
Adam Bartos / Pannonia Foundation
Matthew Broderick
Kimberley & Brian Carlson
Philippe Chambon
Nancy Chang & Daniel Rossner
Joel Coen & Frances McDormand
Gray Coleman
Karen Crennan
Charles E. Culpeper Fund
Jeanne Donovan Fisher
Adaline Frelinghuysen
Laurel Gonsalves
Alba Greco & Roger Garcia
André Gregory & Cindy Kleine
William & Mary Greve Foundation
Warren & Andrea Grover
Ethan Hawke
Hayes Family Fund
Nicole Israel
Diane Jacobs
Lemberg Foundation 
Francis Levy & Hallie Cohen
Richard Lorber & Dovie F. Wingard
Ana Martiny
Joseph McEwen / McEwen Fund
Media Arts Assistance Fund
Abhishek Mehta
Peter Melhado
Richard L. & Ronay Menschel
Frederick Meyer
Ira M. Resnick Foundation, Inc.
Alexander S. C. Rower
Maxine Schaffer & Sharon Fay
Leonora M. Shelsey
Cindy Sherman
Paul Singer
Stephen Soba & Jonathan Arnold
Daniel & Toby Talbot
John & Katherine Turturro
Wendy vanden Heuvel
Robert & Virginia Walther
Bruce Weber & Nan Bush
Harlan & Carol Wendell / Morgan, Lewis, & Bockius LLP
Margo S. Wintersteen
Fred Wistow
J. Anthony Wright
Anonymous (4)

$1,000 - $2,499
Alan & Arlene Alda
Frank J. Anelante
Geoffrey & Florence Arend
Michael Badalucco & Brenda Heyob
Donald L. B. & Marlena Baraf
Erich R. Bechtel
Peter Becker
Deborah Berke
Joe Blades
Ian Brownell
Steven A. Buehler
Barbara H. Chacour
Andrew H. Chapman
David S. Conn
Paula Cooper
David Corkery
Joseph E. Cosgriff
Allen Coulter & Kim Knowlton
Jean de Segonzac
Derreth C. Duncan
Bruce L. Eder
Evan & Lee
Peter Feinstein & Miriam Weinstein
Paul A. Ferrara
Lorraine Gallard & Richard H. Levy
Gisela H. Gamper
Deborah Koons Garcia
Kenneth L. Geist
Adam Goodman
Pamela Grace
Linne Ha
Kathleen Hagen
Nicholas F. Herbst
The Herman Liebmann Foundation
David Howe & Charlene Wang
Timothy Hughes
Scott Isler & Laura Picone
Paul Jackel & Nancy Grubb
Beth Jacobs & Keith Gottesdiener
Barbara Jakobson
Wayne S. Kabak & Marsha Berkowitz
Frances Kazan
Wendy Keys
Hans Koch
Paul T. Kolbusz
Steve Schrader & Lucy Kostelanetz
Karyn Kusama & Phil Hay
Marilyn Lawrence 


Jonathan S. Lee
David O. Leiwant
Stuart E. Leyton
Hely Lima & Herbert Zohn
Tina Liu
Edward C. and Elena E. ​Lord Charitable Gift Fund
Elinore Lyon
James & Stephania McClennen
Walter E. Messner
Leo Model Foundation
Colin T. Moran
Salvatore Murdocca
The Dorothy and Mark Nelkin Charitable Fund
Amy D. Newman & Bud Shulman
Ruth A. Nordenbrook
Adam Offenhartz
Liz & Gus Oliver
Jennifer L. Ormson
Elizabeth Pierce
Jonathan Plasse
Ernest L. & Pascale Raab
Carole Randall
Dr. Lynn H. Ratner
Bart D. Reiss
Michael Rhoades
Frank H. Rich
Timothy A. Robert & Catherine Stolz-Robert 
Rosemary A. Rotondi
Robert M. Rubin & Stephané Samuel
Alfred R. & Ann Ruesch
Said Sayrafiezadeh & Karen Mainenti
Neal Shapiro & Juju Chang
Dominique R. Singer & Joan Greenfield
Stephen L. Spiegel
Alec Stais
P. R. Sundaresan
Sukey Tamarkin
Adam Tedman
Margo L. & Anthony Viscusi
Stuart Waldman & Elizabeth Mann
J. David Wargo
Marc N. Weiss & Nancy Meyer
Erich Winkler & Nancy Allerston
Byron Wright
Judith Wu
Ernest Wurzbach
Laurence Zuckerman
Monica & David Zwirner
Anonymous (6)

$550-$999
Alan V. Abrams
Jade Albert
Robert Alpert
Laurie Arbeiter & Jennifer Hobbs
Frank B. & Mary Ann M. Arisman
Philip Aromando
Milton Batalion
Henry S. Bean & Leora Barish
Patricia Begley & George H. Beane
Thomas A. Behrens
Alan D. Berenbaum
Thomas W. & Jana Bergdall
Kevin Berger
Ursula Bevan
Stephen M. Brown
Thomas T. Buck
Samuel Buonaugurio
Charles M. Carberry
Terese Carpenter
Mark J. Catalano
Jennifer Christman
Sonya Chung
Jane D. Coleman
Eric H. Combs
The Dammann Fund Inc. 
Andrew P. & Jessie Davis
Michael J. Davis
Sharon Delano
Grant Delin
Todd Dimston
Mary K. Doris
Gwen Edelman
Diana & Frederick Elghanayan
Henry Elghanayan & Nancy Newman
Jackie Ewenstein & Eyal Shemesh
Thomas N. & Miriam H. Farmakis
Elizabeth Ferando
Stephanie Friedman
Todd Gaffney
Stephen B. Garrett
Judy Gold
Carolyn M. Graham
Alfred S. Graham
Catherine Gund
Adrienne Halpern
Michael K. Hansen
Marjorie Heins
The Hess & Helyn Kline Foundation
Gabrielle A. & Michael Hirschfeld
Linda Irenegreene & Martin Kesselman
Susan Justman
Maira Kalman
Fred M. Kaplan
Forrest Karbowski
Elizabeth Olmsted & Randall K. Kau
Ronald F. & Lorraine


Klagsbrun
Toby Knobel
Rob Krulak
Glenn Lalich
Richard C. Ledes
Mickey Lemle
Philip Levy
Douglas S. Liebhafsky
Barbara J. Lydon
Christina E. Mahle & Peter DiCaprio
Chris Makas
Marble Fund Inc.
Esti Marpet
Gillian McCain & James Marshall
Steven Messner
Martin R. Miller
Julian & Jennie A. Molinas
William D. Moran
Maury Newburger
Kathryn Nilsson Reichert & Richard Reichert
Ronald G. Olsen
Lois Padawer
Lynn S. Parramore
Farley Pennington
Elizabeth Pesce
Pauline B. Pinto
Dale L. Ponikvar
Alan E. Rabunski
Jonathan D. Reichman
Anthony Richter
David Rivel
Mark Rossier
Calvin G. Roth
Ira Sachs
Laurie Sagalyn / Sagalyn Family Fund
Caroline Samuels & Michael Sturmer
Shelley D. Schorsch
Woong-Jae Shin
Hannah P. Shostack
Tina Silvestri & David Pugh
George Slessinger
Brian S. Sokoloff
Jonathan Sporn
Jean Stein
Adam Sternbergh
Peter Straub
Michael & Kathleen Stringer
Eve Stuart
Michael Taglieri
Susan W. Talbot
Stephen Tilly & Elizabeth Martin
Elise E. Travers
Richard E. Unger
Peter A. Wraight & Linda Worrell
Frederick Zeigler
Ivan Zimmerman & Taryn Higashi
Anonymous (3)

$250 - $549
Gerald & Judith Abrams
Michael Agard
Judith Aisen & Kenneth M. Vittor 
Barbara & Jim Alcock
Jane Alexander & Edwin Sherin
Ann I. & Herb Alter
John M. Bacon
Peter H. Baker
Kristen Bancroft & Bruce Weinstein
Nancy Barber & William Stone
Tina Barnet
Charlotte Barrett
John L. Benson
Kirke M. Bent
Howard Berkowitz
Sheila Biddle
Earl Black & Paula Jarowski
Laurie J. Blair
Peter Bloch
Valerie M. Block
Morton D. & Mary W. Bogdonoff
Jack & Pamela Bolen
Brenda Bowen
Jack and Annis Bowen Foundation
Michael Brams
Sara S. Brandston
Marshall Brickman
Virginia L. Brooks & Julian Hochberg
Elizabeth A. R. & Ralph S. Brown
Lawrence Bukzin & Jeffrey F. Hooper
Edward Burdick
John Calhoun
Nancy E. Campbell
Frederick B. Campbell
Elizabeth Catelinet
Diane Cerone
Samuel Cheney
Myrel Chernick
Edward Chin
Austin B. Chinn
Robert Christman
Michael J. & Alice Cincotta
Steve Coats
Michael Coffey
Martin A. Cohen
Jeanne Collins & John Elderfield
Alice Connorton
Andrew J. Millis & Lauren Cowels
Harry Cushing
Katherine Dalsimer
Tom Dannenbaum
Peggy & Richard M. Danziger
Aaron Davis
Charles L. DeFanti
David S. Delbaum
Frank E. DeLeo
Colette Desbas
Stephen Destefano
Lee S. Dichter
Michael Donnelly & Monica Berger
Joe Dorsten
Kate Doyle
Martha M. & Albert W. Driver
Sean B. Dunn
John E. Eisenberg
Gail Erickson
Martin Everall Hughes
Stewart A. & Rhoda Farber
Clay Farland
Holeri Faruolo
Thomas J. Feie
Tom Ferriter
Brad Feuer
Russell Fine
Tim Flink
Thomas M. Fontana
Jorge Fontanez
Claire D. Franks
Devon S. Fredericks & Eli Zabar
Edith F. Fried
Edward A. Friedman
Krin Gabbard
George L. Ganat
Warren Garrison
Sharon L. Gensler
Newsha Ghodsi
Don Gibson
Adam Glassman
Michael J. Glatthaar
Barbara L. Goldsmith
The Goldstein Family Foundation
Katherine Goodman
Molly B. Grattan
Vartan & Clare R. Gregorian
William Grogan
Kenneth Gross
John E. Gura
William F. & Kim Guterding
Jeff R. Gutterman
Oded Halahmy
Alan J. & Paula B. Halperin
David M. Handelman
Stephen Henderson & James LaForce
Jeffrey Leib & Tove Hermanson  
Gerrit Hilhorst
Michael Hilkin & Ali Curran
Jonathan Hock
Denise Hoguet
Robin Holland & Mark Stern  
Jean R. Hutar
Jan Lisa Huttner & Richard Bayard Miller
Tom Hyland & Anne Clark
Philip Jack
Edward L. Jackson & Carol A. Forget
Howard F. Jaeckel
Peter Jaszi & Sheryl Gilbert
Margaret K. Jeffres
Mary S. Jemail
Andrea L. Jolles
Julie Just
Adam Kaplan
Joannie S. Kaplan
Paul & Pat Kaplan
James S. Kats
Susan Barbash & Eric Katz
Susan E. Katz
Joan A. Kedziora
Peter Keepnews
Michael Kettler
Michael A. King
The Kite Key Foundation
Robert Knuts
Paul & Anne L. Koenig


Kurt C. Koepfle
Catherine Kord
Avihai Kotzer
Phyllis Kriegel
Richard Kuczkowski & Jean M. Leo
Janet Kuhl
Alice La Prelle
Jennifer Lake
Carole Lalli
Ira Langsam
Thomas Larson in Memory of Julie Allard
Kenneth Lauterbach
Susan Lazarus
Eric Lee
Peter Leffman
Irving B. Lerner
Giuseppe Lignano
William B. Longo
Colin S. Macdonald
Michael & Carolyn Malcolm
Anne Kriken Mann
Sidney W. Mansdorf
Hope Manville
Guido Marandella
Ralph Martin & Christina Eisenbeis
Stephen C. Massey
Michael J. Matcovich
Sherry Matthews
Michael E. McGrath
Douglas McKeown
Jonathan McKinna
Alan L. Mendelsohn
Peter Mensch
Stephin R. Merritt
Stephen Middlebrook
Allan Miller
David Modest
Nan J. Morrison
Nicholas Moyne
Jennifer A. Murray
Henry I. Myerberg
Daniel M. Neidich & Brook Garber Foundation
Next Level Learning Center
Patrick & Mary Lou O'Brien
Heather O'Neill-May & Barry May
John Orberg
Robert O. Owens & Eve Klein
Daniel Palladino
Peter Pantaleo
Gilbert Parkin
Margaret B. Parsons
Mark Penberthy
Michael & Daniella Plottel
James S. & Ellyn Polshek
Bruce Polsky
Amos A. Posner
Kevin M. Powderly
John E. Putnam
Mason W. Rader & Cassandra Lozano
Anthony M. Radice
Zach Rait
Linda Reimer
Adam I. Rich
Eric Rockey
Katie Rogin
Anne E. Rosen & Andre Spears
Peter Rosenstein
Conrad Rushing
Samina Sami
Aracelly Santana
Sheafe Satterthwaite
Christine Scanlon
Stephen Schaefer
James Schamus & Nancy Kricorian
Ingrid Scheib Rothbart
Jeffrey Scheuer
Sanford C. Schulman
Sherry Schwartz
Peter Scibetta
Jane Scovell/The Rhoda & Louis Scovell Charitable Foundation Fund
Claire M. Shanley
David M. Shanton
Karen Shatzkin & Mike Brecher
George E. & Marjorie K. Shea
George L. Sheanshang
Allison M. Silver
Al Silverman
Jamil Simon
Peter & Courtney Simon
Stanley Sisskin
Charles L. Sivertsen
Brendan Skidmore
Jillian W. Slonim & Laurence Kardish
Matthew P. Smyth
Robert & Pam Socha
Jeffrey Sosnick
Charles J. Sperling
Stephen W. Stites
David Stonehill
Suzanne W. Stout
Annette Stover & Richard Feiner
Matthew D. Stratton
Charles M. Stucke
Lois M. Sturm
Catherine W. Sumner & Christopher Cardona
Dennis D. & Katharine W. Swanson
Deborah F. Swayne
Theresa D. Swink
Julie Tan
Estelle N. & Harold Tanner
Nick Taylor
Michael M. Thomas
Bill Thurston
Nicholas Usen
Betsy Wade
Eric Wagenberg
Ethan Wagner & Thea Westreich Wagner
Isabelle Wald
Allen Walker
Robert G. Walsh
Gladys Wanich
Stark Ward
Martin E. Watkins
Maria J. Wawer
Willet Weeks
Lewis Weinfeld
Talia M. Werber
Erik Westin
Nancy A. Wiese & Aram Fox
Eric Wollman
Nina Yankowitz
Stephanie Zacharek 
Anonymous (10)

And approximately 5,000 individual members and supporters

Circle of Artists Supporters: 2015

Members of the professional arts community who recognize Film Forum's vital role as a NYC arts institution.
Click here for details and benefits.

Alan & Arlene Alda
Jane Alexander & Edwin Sherin
Stuart S. Applebaum
Michael Badalucco & Brenda Heyob
Adam Bartos
Deborah Berke
Matthew Broderick
Joel Coen & Frances I. McDormand
Paula Cooper
Sofia Coppola
Allen Coulter & Kim Knowlton
Jean de Segonzac
Thomas M. Fontana
Lorraine Gallard & Richard H. Levy
Deborah Koons Garcia
Adam Glassman
Katherine Goodman
André Gregory & Cindy Kleine
Linne Ha
Ethan Hawke

Howard Kaminsky
Famke Janssen
Hans Koch
Karyn Kusama & Phil Hay
James & Stephania McClennen
Daniel M. Neidich & Brook Garber 
Amy D. Newman & Bud Shulman
James S. & Ellyn Polshek
Caryl Ratner in memory of Alexander Kaplen
Max Rifkind-Barron
Alexander S. C. Rower
Maxine Schaffer & Sharon Fay
Roberta Schneiderman
Cindy Sherman
John & Katherine Turturro
Wendy vanden Heuvel
Bruce Weber & Nan Bush
Marc N. Weiss & Nancy Meyer
Harlan J. & Carol Wendell
Monica & David Zwirner
Anonymous (2)

Industry Council

$2,500 and above - Members of the Film & Entertainment Industries
The following leaders of the entertainment and related industries have supported Film Forum with a tax-deductible gift.
Click here for details about Industry Council benefits.

Cinetic Media
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
Little Bear, Inc

Lorber Media
Studio Fierberg

Tekserve

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