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Film Forum’s Industry Council is a select group of leaders from the entertainment and related fields who recognize Film Forum’s significance to the movie industry. Industry Council members participate with an annual contribution of $2,500 and receive special member benefits, including

  • Ten (10) guest privilege membership cards, valued at $125 each. For distribution to your colleagues, friends, etc., affording reduced admission ($8 rather than $14) for two people for all films for one year.
  • Recognition in each of seven detailed film calendars (210,000 published annually), in our annual donor roster (emailed to 47,000 annually), on our website, (7,000 daily hits) and in Film Forum’s lobby (200,000 – 300,000 annual visitors).
  • Invitations to special events, including our annual Fall Directors’ Event, with the filmmaker  or actor present. Past films have included Volker Schlöldorff’s DIPLOMACY (with Volker Schlöndorff present), Joel & Ethan Coen’s INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS (with star Oscar Isaac present),  Cindy Kleine’s ANDRÉ GREGORY: BEFORE AND AFTER DINNER (with both Ms. Kleine and André Gregory present), Agnes Varda’s THE GLEANERS AND I, Werner Herzog’s MY BEST FIEND: KLAUS KINSKI, Mira Nair’s MONSOON WEDDING, Nathaniel Kahn’s MY ARCHITECT, John Turturro’s ROMANCE & CIGARETTES, Kelly Reichardt’s WENDY AND LUCY (with star Michelle Williams present), and Martin Scorsese’s PUBLIC SPEAKING starring Fran Lebowitz (with Ms. Lebowitz present).
  • Quarterly calendar mailings, detailing upcoming programs, and a weekly e-newsletter.

For more information, please contact Denyse Reed,
at 212-627-2035 x225 or by e-mail


The following leaders of the entertainment and related industries
have supported Film Forum with a tax-deductible gift.

Davis Wright Tremaine LLP   
Studio Fierberg

Sara Gelbard & Paul Kolbusz