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Please help Film Forum continue to present the best in independent cinema and classic films by donating to our Annual Appeal and/or small is beautiful campaign today.

small is beautiful

SMALL IS BEAUTIFULWe know you share our passion for independent and classic cinema and thus you appreciate Film Forum’s programming and its impact on the cultural landscape of NYC. As a nonprofit cinema, we depend on gifts from our most loyal supporters, like you, to put movies on our screens each year.

With small is beautiful, your gift of as small as $25, $50, $100, or more can make a beautiful impact. Since 2008 when we unveiled this campaign, 1,800 people have contributed over $150,000.

DONATE NOW to small is beautiful.
Complete list of small is beautiful donors in 2016.

Spring Appeal 2017

Every spring, Film Forum encourages film-lovers to donate to our non-profit cinema. Every dollar you give goes to putting great movies on our screens.

Complete list of all Film Forum’s 2017 Spring Appeal donors.
Complete list of all Film Forum donors.


A great way to double or even triple your support to Film Forum.

Many employers will match their employees’ charitable contributions. Film Forum memberships count as charitable gifts.

Three easy steps will maximize your contribution:
1.    Please inquire with your employer if your company matches donations.
2.    Obtain a Matching Gift form from your human resources department.
3.    Send the completed form, along with your gift, to:
       Film Forum, Inc., Attn: Matching Gifts, 209 West Houston St, New York, NY 10014.>