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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 - $199,000
Ostrovsky Family Fund
The Harry S. Thomson Foundation

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

$15,000 - $49,999
Hugo Barreca / Double R. Foundation
Adam Bartos / Pannonia Foundation
The Chervenak-Nunnallé Foundation
Nancy Dine
Falconwood Foundation
Ella Foshay
Goldman Sachs Gives
Mary W. Harriman Foundation
Peter & Ann Herbst
Alan & Lauren Klein
Levy-Horowitz Foundation
The Leyli Foundation
The Pollock / Nguyen Charitable Fund
Roberta Schneiderman
The Winston Foundation

$10,000 - $14,999
Joel Coen & Frances I. McDormand
Con Edison
The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation
The Liman Foundation
Rohauer Collection Foundation, Inc.
Alexandra Shiva & Jonathan M. Sherman
Michael & Donna Sternberg
Stella M. 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 Giving Foundation
Kimberly and Brian Carlson
Philippe Chambon
Nancy Chang & Daniel Rossner
Gray Coleman
Karen Crennan
Charles E. Culpeper Fund
Jeanne Donovan Fisher
Adaline H. Frelinghuysen
Laurel Gonsalves
Alba Greco & Roger Garcia
André Gregory & Cindy Kleine
William & Mary Greve Foundation
Ethan Hawke
Hayes Family Fund
Nicole Israel
Hugh Jackman
Famke Janssen
David Koepp
Lemberg Foundation
Francis Levy & Hallie Cohen
Richard Lorber & Dovie F. Wingard
Ana Martiny
Abhishek Mehta
Peter A. Melhado
Richard & Ronay Menschel
Frederick Meyer
Margaret Murphy
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
Lizzie & Jonathan M. Tisch
John & Katherine Turturro
Wendy vanden Heuvel
Robert & Virginia Walther
Wave Farm
Bruce Weber & Nan Bush
Harlan & Carol Wendell / Bingham McCutchen LLP
Margo S. Wintersteen
Fred Wistow
J. Anthony Wright
Anonymous (3)

$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
Marsha Berkowitz
Joe Blades
Ian Brownell
Steven A. Buehler
Barbara H. Chacour
Andrew H. Chapman
David S. Conn
David Corkery
Joseph E. Cosgriff
Allen Coulter & Kim Knowlton
Jean de Segonzac
Derreth C. Duncan
Bruce L. Eder
Edward C. and Elena E. Lord Charitable Gift Fund
Peter Feinstein & Miriam Weinstein
Paul A. Ferrara
Gisela H. Gamper
Sara Gelbard
Pamela Grace
Mark Greenspan
Warren & Andrea Grover
Linne Ha
Kathleen Hagen
The Herman Liebmann Foundation
Ms. Louise Hirschfeld
David Howe
Scott Isler & Laura Picone
Beth Jacobs & Andrew Gottesdiener
Diane Jacobs
Wayne S. Kabak & Marsha Berkowitz
Evan & Lee
Wendy Keys 
Hans Koch
Lucy Kostelanetz
Jonathan S. Lee
David O. Leiwant
Allan J. Lenzner
Leo Model Foundation


Stuart E. Leyton
Tina Liu
Carri Lyon
James & Stephania McClennen
Joseph McEwen / McEwen Fund
Salvatore Murdocca
The Dorothy and Mark Nelkin Charitable Fund
Adam Offenhartz
Liz & Gus Oliver
Jennifer Ormson
Elizabeth Pierce
Jonathan Plasse
Ernest L. & Pascale Raab
Alan E. Rabunski
Carole Randall
Dr. Lynn H. Ratner
Bart D. Reiss
Michael Rhoades
Frank H. Rich
Timothy A. Robert
Mary & Alexander S. C. Rower
Robert M. Rubin & Stephané Samuel
Alfred R. & Ann Ruesch
Said Sayrafiezadeh & Karen Mainenti
Steve Schrader & Lucy Kostelanetz
Neal Shapiro & Juju Chang
Stephen L. Spiegel
Alec Stais
Catherine Stolz-Robert
Peter Straub
P. R. Sundaresan
Ari Swiller
Sukey Tamarkin
Adam Tedman
Joel S. Truman
Margo L. & Anthony Viscusi
Stuart Waldman & Elizabeth Mann
Charlene Wang
J. David Wargo
Marc N. Weiss & Nancy Meyer
John P. & Anne Welsh McNulty Foundation
Erich Winkler & Nancy Allerston
Judith Wu
Ernest Wurzbach
Laurence Zuckerman
David Zwirner
Anonymous (8)

$550-$999
Alan V. Abrams
Jade Albert
Laurie Arbeiter & Jennifer Hobbs
Frank B. & Mary Ann M. Arisman
Philip Aromando
Milton Batalion
Henry S. Bean & Leora Barish
Thomas A. Behrens
Alan D. Berenbaum
Jana Bergdall
Thomas W. Bergdall
Kevin Berger
Ursula Bevan
Stephen M. Brown
Thomas T. Buck
Samuel Buonaugurio
Charles M. Carberry
Terese Carpenter
Mark J. Catalano
Jennifer Christman
Jane D. Coleman
Eric H. Combs
Paula Cooper
Katherine Dalsimer
The Dammann Fund, Inc.
Andrew P. & Jessie Davis
Michael J. Davis
Grant Delin
Todd Dimston
Tina Dobsevage
Mary K. Doris
Diana & Frederick Elghanayan
Henry Elghanayan & Nancy Newman
Jackie Ewenstein & Eyal Shemesh
Stewart A. & Rhoda Farber
Thomas N. & Miriam H. Farmakis
Elizabeth Ferando
Stephanie Friedman
Todd Gaffney
Stephen B. Garrett
Kenneth L. Geist
Katherine Goodman
Alfred S. Graham
Catherine Gund
Adrienne Halpern
Michael K. Hansen
Marjorie Heins
Ronald F. & Lorraine Klagsbrun
The Hess & Helyn Kline Foundation
Taryn Higashi & Ivan Zimmerman
Gabrielle A. & Michael Hirschfeld
Timothy Hughes
Linda Irenegreene & Martin Kesselman
Paul Jackel & Nancy Grubb
Barbara Jakobson
William H. Judson
​Susan Justman
Fred M. Kaplan


Ira Kaplan
Randall K. Kau
Frances Kazan
Toby Knobel
Rob Krulak
Steven Kuchuck
Glenn Lalich
Richard C. Ledes
John Leff
Mickey Lemle
William G. & Marcia D. Levy
Douglas S. Liebhafsky
Frances Litvack
Barbara J. Lydon
Christina E. Mahle & Peter DiCaprio
Marble Fund Inc
Esti Marpet
Gillian McCain & James Marshall
Steven Messner
Martin R. Miller
William D. Moran
Fredric Nelson
Maury Newburger
Nancy Newman & Henry Elghanayan
Kathryn Nilsson Reichert & Richard Reichert
Elizabeth Olmsted & Randall K. Kau
Ronald G. Olsen
Lois Padawer
Farley Pennington
Pauline B. Pinto
Dale L. Ponikvar
Jonathan D. Reichman
David Rivel
Calvin G. Roth
Ira Sachs
Laurie Sagalyn / Sagalyn Family Fund
Caroline Samuels & Michael Sturmer
Shelley D. Schorsch
Schwab Charitable Fund
Peter Scibetta
Eyal Shemesh & Jackie Ewenstein
Woong-Jae Shin
Hannah P. Shostack
Tina Silvestri & David Pugh
George Slessinger
Brian S. Sokoloff
Adam Sternbergh
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
Laurent Adler
Michael Agard
Judith Aisen
Barbara & Jim Alcock
Carolyn Alexander
Jane Alexander & Edwin Sherin
Ann I. & Herb Alter
Herb Alter
John Ambrose
Irvin Amira
Jerry Atkins
Linda Atkins
Steven & Priscilla S. August
John M. Bacon
Peter H. Baker
Kristen Bancroft & Bruce Weinstein
Nancy Barber & William Stone
Tina Barnet
John L. Benson
Kirke M. Bent
Howard Berkowitz
Jo Ellen Bernstein
Earl Black & Paula Jarowski
Laurie J. Blair
Peter Bloch
Valerie M. Block
Morton D. & Mary W. Bogdonoff
Jack & Pamela Bolen
George & Eleanor Bollag
Brenda Bowen
Jack and Annis Bowen Foundation
Sara S. Brandston
Robert Brenner
Errol Brick
Lawrence G. Bridwell
Virginia L. Brooks & Julian Hochberg
Robert S. Buford & Barbara Iason
Lawrence Bukzin & Jeffrey F. Hooper
Edward Burdick
Moshe Burstein
John Calhoun
Nancy E. Campbell
John Canemaker
Caplan Family Foundation, Inc.
Elizabeth Catelinet
Max Cavanaugh
Diane Cerone
Samuel Cheney
Myrel Chernick
Edward Chin
Austin B. Chinn
Choya Chiu
Robert Christman
Michael J. & Alice Cincotta
Martin A. Cohen
Simi Cohen
Jeanne Collins & John Elderfield
Alice Connorton
Lauren Cowles
Jeffrey Cranor & Jillian Sweeney
Brian Cruz
Harry Cushing
Tom Dannenbaum
Peggy & Richard M. Danziger
Aaron Davis
David S. Delbaum
Frank E. DeLeo
Marilyn Deright
Stephen Destefano
Joseph Dicastro
Lee S. Dichter
Brian Dillon
Michael Donnelly & Monica Berger
Joe Dorsten
Kate Doyle
Albert W. & Martha M. Driver
Sean B. Dunn
Gwen Edelman
John E. Eisenberg
John Ellingrod
Gail Erickson
Martin Everall Hughes
Clay Farland
Tom Ferriter
Brad Feuer
Russell Fine
Daniel Fleschner
Tim Flink
Thomas M. Fontana
Claire D. Franks
L. Lloys Frates
Devon S. Fredericks & Eli Zabar
Edith F. Fried
Krin Gabbard
Warren Garrison
Sharon L. Gensler
Don Gibson
Kim C. Gilmour
Wendy Giman
Joseph Giustra
Adam Glassman
Michael J. Glatthaar
Barbara L. Goldsmith
The Goldstein Family Foundation
Carolyn M. Graham
Molly Grattan
Clare R. & Vartan Gregorian
William Grogan
Kenneth Gross
Michael Joseph Gross
John E. Gura
William F. & Kim Guterding
Jeff R. Gutterman
Oded Halahmy
Alan J. & Paula B. Halperin
David M. Handelman
Kathleen Hatab
Gerrit Hilhorst
Denise Hoguet
Robin Holland & Mark Stern
Russ Hudson
Jean R. Hutar
Barbara Iason
Edward L. Jackson & Carol A. Forget
Susan G. Jacoby
Howard Jaeckel
Peter Jaszi & Sheryl Gilbert
Margaret K. Jeffres
Mary S. Jemail
Niels Joaquin
Jon R. Jucovy
Adam Kaplan
Joannie S. Kaplan
Jesse Karp
Eric Katz & Susan Barbash
​Alex & Ada Katz
Susan E. Katz
Katharine Kean
Joan A. Kedziora
Peter Keepnews
Diane Kellmyer & Eric Wood
Michael A. King


The Kite Key Foundation
Ronald F. & Lorraine Klagsbrun
Guy & Janet Klucevsek
Robert Knuts
Hans Koch 
Paul & Anne L. Koenig
Kurt C. Koepfle
Catherine Kord
Avihai Kotzer
Nancy Kricorian
Richard Kuczkowski & Jean M. Leo
Janet Kuhl
Jennifer Lake
Carole Lalli
Alexandra Langner
Ira Langsam
Thomas Larson in memory of Julie Allard 
Kenneth Lauterbach
Susan Lazarus
Eric Lee
Peter Leffman
Herbert Leibowitz & Susan Yankowitz
Jean M. Leo & Richard Kuczkowski
Irving B. Lerner
Eric Linton
William B. Longo
Nicola Lubitsch
Colin S. Macdonald
Sidney W. Mansdorf
Hope Manville
Guido Marandella
Ralph Martin & Christina Eisenbeis
Thomas E. Martin
Stephen C. Massey
Rikki S. Matthews-Weiss
James T. McDonnell
Michael E. McGrath
Douglas McKeown
Jonathan McKinna
Stephen Middlebrook
Allan Miller
Andrew J. Millis & Lauren Cowles
David Modest
Julian & Jennie A. Molinas
Katherine Moore
Erin F. Moriarty
Nan J. Morrison
Nicholas Moyne
Henry I. Myerberg
Next Level Learning Center
Kevin Nieves
Rachel Norton
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 Parsons
Mark Petrini
Valeria E. Petrini
Michael & Daniella Plottel
Bruce Polsky
Amos A. Posner
Kevin M. Powderly
John E. Putnam
Mason W. Rader & Cassandra Lozano
Alan & Susan Ravitz
Linda Reimer
Katie Rogin
Bill Roney & Mark Barreiro
Anne E. Rosen & Andre Spears
Peter Rosenstein
Mark Rossier
Amalie R. Rothschild
Conrad Rushing
J. R. Ryan
Aracelly A. Santana
Sheafe Satterthwaite
Stephen Schaefer
James Schamus & Nancy Kricorian
Ingrid Scheib Rothbart
Sanford C. Schulman
Sherry Schwartz
Jane Scovell / The Rhoda & Louis Scovell Charitable Foundation Fund
Claire M. Shanley
David M. Shanton
Bennett Shapiro
Karen Shatzkin & Mike Brecher
George E. Shea III
George L. Sheanshang
Allison M. Silver
Al Silverman
Peter & Courtney Simon
Nelson H. Simon
Charles L. Sivertsen
Brendan Skidmore
Michael L. Smith
Matthew P. Smyth
Norika Sora
Jeffrey Sosnick
Charles J. Sperling
Jonathan Sporn
Diane L. Stephens
Stephen W. Stites
David Stonehill
Suzanne W. Stout
Annette Stover & Richard Feiner
Matthew D. Stratton
Charles M. Stucke
Lois M. Sturm
Nina Subin & Eliot Weinberger
Dennis D. & Katharine W. Swanson
Deborah F. Swayne
Julie Tan
Estelle Tanner
Nick Taylor
Michael M. Thomas
Bill Thurston
Kenneth M. Vittor
Betsy Wade
Eric Wagenberg
Ethan Wagner & Thea Westreich Wagner
Isabelle Wald
Allen Walker
Robert G. Walsh
Gladys Wanich
Stark Ward
Sue N. & Robert M. Wasko
Martin E. Watkins
Maria Wawer
Willet Weeks
Alex Weil
Bruce Weinstein
Erik Westin
Nancy A. Wiese & Aram Fox
Eric Wollman
Nina Yankowitz
Jack O. Young
Robert Young
Stephanie Zacharek
Anonymous (7)

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
Michael Badalucco & Brenda Heyob
Patricia Bosworth
Matthew Broderick
Paula Cooper
Mercedes K. Danevic & Tom Bernard
Jean de Segonzac
Thomas M. Fontana
Lorraine Gallard & Richard H. Levy
Deborah Koons Garcia
Katherine Goodman
André Gregory & Cindy Kleine
Ethan Hawke
Wendy vanden Heuvel
Famke Janssen
Hans Koch

Karyn Kusama
Wayne Lawson
Lawrence Loewinger
Amy D. Newman & Bud Shulman
James S. & Ellyn Polshek
Caryl B. Ratner
Max Rifkind-Barron
Alexander S. C. Rower
Maxine Schaffer & Sharon Fay
Roberta Schneiderman
Cindy Sherman
John & Katherine Turturro
Bruce Weber & Nan Bush
Marc N. Weiss & Nancy Meyer
Harlan & Carol Wendell
Monica & David Zwirner
Anonymous (1)

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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