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Thank you to the nearly 900 individuals, foundations, companies, and public sector funders whose generosity made possible our 2018 renovation and expansion and helped build our endowment. More Information

We make every attempt to acknowledge our donors accurately. If you find an error, or have any questions, please contact Michael Magnes, Individual Giving Associate at (212) 627-2035 X216 or mmagnes@filmforum.org.

New York State Council on the Arts


New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature.

NYCulture City of New York - Department of Cultural Affairs

Our renovation and expansion is supported, in part, by public funds from the New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, in partnership with the City Council.

The City of New York:

  • The Office of the Mayor Bill de Blasio
  • New York City Council: Speaker Corey Johnson; Majority Leader Jimmy Van Bramer; Council Member Margaret Chin
  • Office of the Manhattan Borough President, Gale A. Brewer
  • NYC Department of Cultural Affairs, Commissioner Tom Finkelpearl


$1,000,000

Thompson Family Foundation

$250,000
Anonymous in Honor of Karen Cooper
Con Edison
The Kaplen Brothers Fund
Theodore C. Rogers & Betsy Barlow Rogers

$200,000 - $249,999
Cordelia Corporation
Alan & Lauren Klein
Levy-Horowitz Foundation 
Michael & Donna Sternberg
The Harry S. Thomson Foundation

$100,000 - $199,999
J. Kerry Clayton & Paige Royer/The Clayton-Royer Family Fund
The Helen Frankenthaler Foundation
Maureen Hayes
The Roy Lichtenstein Foundation
The Robert Gore Rifkind Foundation
Richard Roth   

$50,000 - $99,999
Gray Coleman 
Mary W. Harriman Foundation 
Pannonia Foundation 
The Pollock/Nguyen Charitable Fund 
Cindy Sherman   

$15,000 - $49,999
Hugo Barreca / The Double R Foundation
Kimberley & Brian Carlson 
The Chervenak-Nunnallé Foundation 
Karen Crennan & Allen Toman 
Jeanne Donovan Fisher
Ella M. Foshay
The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation, Inc. 
LLL Foundation 
Wendy Keys in Memory of Anita Thacher
GS Gives / Matt McClure
Donald A. Pels Charitable Trust
Robert M. Rubin & Stéphane Samuel 
Fred Wistow 
Anonymous (2)   

$10,000 - $14,999
Austin B. Chinn
The Michael Hausman/Filmhaus Foundation Inc.
Glenn Horowitz & Tracey Jackson 
Hyde & Watson Foundation 
The Jacob Family Fund
David Koepp
John P. MacBean
Metro Pictures



 

$2,500 - $9,999
Robert E. Appel 
Catherine & Paul Aaron 
Philip Aromando 
David Belt 
Dorothy Berwin 
Creighton Blinn in Loving Memory of Elizabeth Hood Catelinet 
Andy Chapman
Stephanie E. Cohen
David Corkery 
Derreth C. Duncan 
The Robert & Lenore Davis Foundation  
Evan & Lee 
Vernon Evenson & Paul Cassidy 
Gisela H. Gamper 
Jonathan Gilmore & Bianca F. C. Calabresi 
Pamela Grace 
Alba Greco & Roger Garcia 
Timothy Ingrassia 
Scott Isler & Laura Picone 
Nicole Israel & Josh Kaufman 
Robert Jeffrey 
Joseph Kaufman & Janet Korins 
Geraldine Keefe Andre Kelleners 
Rob Krulak 
Lambert Family Foundation 
Lemberg Foundation
Richard H. Levy & Lorraine Gallard in Honor of Philip G. Levy
Alison J. Mass 
J. Alden Millard Jr. & Jane Millard
The Dorothy & Mark Nelkin Charitable Fund 
Robert O. Owens & Eve Klein 
Dusty Philip 
Janelle Reiring 
Amalie R. Rothschild
Sand Dollar Foundation
Glenn & Eun-Kyun Sarno 
Luke A. Sarsfield III 
Leonora M. Shelsey 
Jason E. Silvers 
Raf Simons 
Jonathan Sobel & Marcia Dunn 
David J. Sorkin & Amy Davidson Sorkin 
Jeffrey Sosnick & Albert A. Carucci 
Stella Strazdas & Hank Forrest 
Studio Fierberg 
Robert & Virginia Walther 
J. David Wargo
Harry. T Wilks Family Foundation 
Judith Wu 
Marwan Younes 
Anonymous (7)   

$1,000 - $2,499
Abramaorama
Jan Albert & Dick Demenus
Michael Badalucco
Steven K. Barg
Carter L. & Denise Bays
George Bean
Patricia Begley & George H. Beane
Kirke M. Bent
Joe Blades
Christopher Cardona & Catherine W. Sumner
Barbara H. Chacour
Stephen Chehi
Alex S. Chi
Diana Childress
Sofia Coppola
Andrew P. & Jessie Davis
Lee S. Dichter
Paul A. Ferrara
Gail Furman
Laurel Gonsalves
Joan Greenfield & Dominique R. Singer
William Grogan
Jeff R. Gutterman
Alan J. & Paula B. Halperin
Hamilton-Boyle Charitable Trust
Timothy Hughes
Paul Jackel & Nancy Grubb
Beth Jacobs
Diane Jacobs
Wayne S. Kabak & Marsha Berkowitz
Yoko Katsumi
Frances Kazan
Hans Koch
Eric Lee


Greg P. Lee
David O. Leiwant
Douglas S. Liebhafsky
Hely Lima & Herbert Zohn
Billy Lyons
Christina E. Mahle & Peter DiCaprio
Anja Murmann
Ruth A. Nordenbrook
Daniel Palladino & Amy Sherman-Palladino
Farley W. Pennington
Leonard Polonsky in Honor of Stephen Tilly
Ernest L. & Pascale Raab
Linda & Norman Reimer Charitable Fund
Timothy A. Robert & Catherine Stolz-Robert
Jane Scovell, The Rhoda and Louis Scovell
Charitable Foundation Fund
Alfred R. & Ann Ruesch
Steven Schlossstein
Steve Schrader & Lucy Kostelanetz
Sherry Schwartz
Bennett Shapiro
Richard P. Sloan
Anne E. Smith
Dr. P. R. Sundaresan
David & Peggy Tanner in Honor of Alan Klein
Adam Tedman
Scott & Hyejeong Thurman 
Pierre Tonachel
Isabelle Wald
Stuart Waldman & Elizabeth Mann
Alice Weiner
J. Anthony Wright
Anonymous (6)

 

$500 - $999
Brian D. Abel
Daniel Aharoni
Rob Alpert & Marcia Eisenberg
Linda & Jerry Atkins
David Bemis
Peter T. & Frederica L. Bepler
Howard Berkowitz
Valerie M. Block
Judith Boies & Robert Christman
Noah Brick & Erin Thompson
Elizabeth A. R. & Ralph S. Brown
Sonya Chung
Richard Coffman
Michael Cowan
Cindy Cuomo
Mercedes K. Danevic & Tom Bernard
James Demonaco
Danielle Dimston
Dylan's Candy Bar
Michael Giaccio
David Goldston
Marc Gumbin
Haldun Hadimioglu
Holly Holtz
Richard Hulbert
Donald M. & Ondree L. Israel
The Jaffe Family Foundation
Herbert Jue & Choya Chiu
Fred M. Kaplan
In Memory of Stanley Kauffman
Cathy K. Kaufman
Peter J. Keenan
Zosera Kirkland
Daniel K. Fleschner
Kurt C. Koepfle


Casey LaLonde & Heather R. Shelhamer
Franklin Laviola
Jean M. Leo & Richard Kuczkowski
Oscar Mack
Edward Maguire
Scott Manzler
Bonnie Marranca
Patricia G. McElhone
Maury Newburger
Erwin Nied
Ostrovsky Family Fund
Dale L. Ponikvar
Joyce Rheuban
Katherine Roberts
Anne E. Rosen & Andre Spears
Mark Rossier
Arthur & Julia Rothstein
Louis Royer
Bruno Schiavello
Loren J. Schoenberg
David M. Shanton
Nicolas & Deborah Simon
Peter & Courtney Simon
Brian S. Sokoloff
Brian Steinwurtzel
Stephen Tilly & Elizabeth Martin
Caroline Van Valkenburgh
Louis F. Vernacchio
Saverio Verni
Kenneth M. Vittor & Judith Aisen
Ava Warbrick
Amelia Young
Walter C. Zeller
Anonymous (3)

 

$250 - $499
Mitchell A. Abidor
Nancy E. Anderson
Ethan Auburn
John M. Bacon
Lucia, Olivia, Vern, Evi, & Abeler Ballard
Dan Barham
Paul E. Barth
Leslie & Hank Bedford
Pamela & Jack Bolen
Vivian Bower
Joseph L. Braun & Wendy Jo Cohen
Andrew J. & Lauren Brust
Angie L. Bucknell
Serra Butash
Pamela Butler
Daniel M. Cahill
Robert I. Cantor
Anne Carey
Mark J. Catalano
Lauren Cerand
Michael Cerveris
Michael Charles
Susan Cole & Pyser Edelsack
Alice Connorton
Eder Cortes
Gia Crovatin
Gio' Crisafulli & Melissa Batista
William J. Cunningham
Vincent D'Aco
Daniel Daly
Willem J. De Bruijn
Paul De Sa
Charles L. DeFanti
David S. Delbaum
Frank E. DeLeo
Selby Devinck
Cate Dolan & Mark Levine
Mary K. Doris
Virginia Dorris
Ann Douglas
Kevin Dreyfuss
Sandi L. Dubowski
Trent C. Duffy
Christine Edwards
John E. Eisenberg
Jeffrey P. Erickson
Thomas N. & Miriam H. Farmakis
Fabrizio Ferri
Tom Ferriter
Sarah Flack
Tim Flink
Charles A. Forma
David S. Frankel
Noami Freeman
Rebecca D. Gans
Sharon L. Gensler
Alan Gettner
Jeff Gilfelt
Cris & David Gleicher
Mark D. Godler
Gerry G. Goldberg
Paul R. Golden
Linda Gottesman
Molly B. Grattan
John C. Gray
Alexander V. Hall
Adrienne Halpern
Rebecca Harrington
Henry Hart
Elizabeth Heeden
George Held
Daisy Helman
Gary Herman
David Hirst
Jeffrey Hoffeld & Carol Fein
Denise Hoguet
Christopher & Rosaleen Horn
Michael & Merrilee Isaacs
Robert W. Jarvis
Alexandre Jasserme
Peter Jaszi & Sheryl Gilbert
Ana Jimenez
Chris Jones
Michael Kahn & Charles Mitchen
Larry Kamerman
Beyhan Karahan
Eric Katz & Susan Barbash
Joan A. Kedziora
Matthew Keesan
Diane Kellmyer & Eric Wood
Ulrike Klopfer
Cynthia Krupat
Louise Laheurte
Sheng Lai
Neil Landreville


Thomas Larson
John Leff
Allen J. Lenzner in Memory of Laura Adasko & Sam Lenzner
Richard A. Levin
Ellen Lewis
Christine A. Loveland
John & Kathleen M. Malast
Dylan Marchetti
Aaron Martin
Michael J. Matcovich
Gary Matson
Felice McGahan
Lucille McGahan
Alice McInerney
Peter McIntyre
Douglas McKeown
Steven & Elizabeth Mezick
Martin Michaelson
Daniel Miele
Ashley Minihan
Katie Model
Gary Mongiovi
James W. Morgan
Erin F. Moriarty
Danilo Neskovic
Amy D. Newman & Bud Shulman
Ronald Osher
Anne Posel
Dennis Powers
Michael Quagerelli
Robert Quidone
Don Ramsay
Donald L. Ray
Lucille Rhodes
Arden Rodgers
Andrea Rosen
Steven & Joan Rosenfeld
Linda R. Safran
Adriana Sananes-Zinger
Aracelly Santana
Ingrid Scheib Rothbart
Talia Schenkel
Jeff S. Schneider & Elsa Dixler
Alexander Schindele
Thelma C. Schoonmaker
Peter Scibetta
George L. Sheanshang
Evie Silberman
Richard Silberman
Leonard H. Silverberg
Charles L. Sivertsen
Steven J. Smoland
Michael Smrtic
Dan Sotirescu
Mary S. Spence
Charles J. Sperling
Theo E. Spilka
Sam Stahl & Randy Dean
Dean Stahl Family
Eve C. Stahlberger
Hedy Sloane Stempler
David Stevens
Carrie Szabo
Julie Tan
Jennifer F. Taylor
Sarah Teitler
Sarah Tomolonius
Adriana Tredanari
Phillip Trimble
John & Katherine Turturro
Charles T. Urban
Jean Vallier
Carin Van Der Donk
Perry L. & Jen D. van der Meer
Joyce van Patten
Steven Vogel in Memory of Amos & Marcia Vogel
Katharina Von Ankum
Stephen Wagley
Anne L. Waldman & Ed Bowes
Maria J. Wawer
Thomas G. Weaver
Charlene M. Weinstein
Jane Weissman
Thea Westreich Wagner & Ethan Wagner
Christopher S. Wilkinson
David Williams
Wayne M. Winnick
Eric Wollman
Peter A. Wraight & Linda Worrell
Ce Xu
Christine Yost
Igor Zaslavsky
Devra Zetlan
Roy Zuckerman & Edith Zuckerman
Anonymous (6) 

 

Up to $249
Lynda Abdoo
Beryl A. Abrams
Paul Adair
John W. Albrecht
Margaret Altieri
Joanna Anderson
Harold & Angela Appel
Spiros V. Antoniadis
Jeanne Arfanis & Robert McLoughlin
William Arnold
Amy F. Asch
John P. Athanasourelis
Jeff Austin
Rebecca Avellino
Ali Bacchus
David P. Bailin
Steven J. Banilower
Mirra Bank Brockman & Richard Brockman
David Barbour & Marc Tallent
Lucius Barre
Andrew Bata
Janice Bayer
Paul Beauparlant
John Becker
Damian Begley
John L. Benson
Liza Berdnik
Evelyn Berezin
William Bergen
John J. Bernauer Jr.
Steven Birnbaum
Laurie J. Blair
Jonathan Blank
Liz H. Blinn
Marc Boddewyn
Morton D. & Mary W. Bogdonoff
Carol Borthwick
Watson F. Bosler
Adrian Boyes
Steven J. Brams
Joshua Brand
Sue Breedlove
Timothy D. Broege
Barbara Brooks
Dennis Boutsikaris
Francine Brown
David S. Brown
Henry Brownstein
Bryan H. Bruden
Sam K. Bryan
Fred Buchholz
Maggie Buehler & Steven Friedman
Louis H. Bullock
Robert E. Burden
James Burgess
Dorothy J. Buzawa
Timothy Byrne
Patrick Cassels
Hugo M. J. Cassirer & Sarah Buttrick
Louise Castronova
Gladys F. & Ben S. Caterinicchio
Carol L. Caver
Richard Chaleff
Myrel Chernick
Stephan Chodorov
Sarah Chumsky
Robert F. & Isobel R. Clark
Steve Coats
Michael Coffey
Aaron Cohen
Alison Colby
Damon Cole
Eldoris R. Colthirst
J. Patricia Connolly
Roberto Conto
Chrystina Cook
Melanie Coronetz
Elias Coutavas
Nadine E. Covert
Lisa Crafts
Andrea J. Crane
Janet Crane
Michael B. Crowley
Herbert Dalin
George F. Davenel Jr.
Anthony J. De Fazio
Bruce Deal
Josephine Dean
Melissa Deluca
Elizabeth C. Denlinger
Matt Depaola
Dr. Eric H. Deravin III
Isabelle Dervaux
Peter Di Canio
Andrew G. Dickos
Patricia Dillon
Deborah Dlugokenski
John Dobkin
Walter Donnelly
Courtney Donner
Peter Doodeheefver
Elsa Dorfman & Harvey Silverglate
Shelagh T. Doyle
Claudia Duarte
John Dubois
Isabelle & Donald O. Duchesne
Marcelo Duek
John P. Duffell
Samuel Duncan
James & Laura Duncan
Alexander Dunlop & Mara G. De Gennaro
Garland R. Dwyer
Jackson Dykman
Paula Easton
Carmen S. Echeverria
Mariana Elder
Charles Elder
Elsevier Foundation
H. Read Evans
Zev Fagin
John Farley
Ruth M. Fecych
Thomas J. Feie
Gretchen Feltes
Sanford J. Ferber
Marjory D. Fields
William Finnegan
Gary J. Firuta
Susan Fisher
Carole France
Hannah Frank
Claire D. Franks
Harvey Fried
Joseph Funghini
Douglas Futuyma
William Gabbey
Jane Gaines
Janet Gardner
Jeffrey Garland
Manuel H. Garza
Mark Getlein
Howard Glener
Richard F. Glover
Sophie Gluck
Jill Godmilow
Raymond Godshall
Judy Gold
Sara B. Gold
Herb Goldberg
Michael Goldberg
Judith Goldman
James Gould
Harvey Gram
Janice Gray
Leonard Green
Anne Greenberg
Riane Gruss
Jeffrey R. Guss
Edwin Hamilton
Margo Handelsman
Barbara E. Handschu
James H. Harding
Molly Haskell
Larry M. Hassman
Ira Haupt
Ursula Hemard-Teri
Ted D. Hicks
Kyoko Hirano
Lawrence R. Hirsch
Mary Jo Holzhaeuser in Honor of Wilson Holzhaeuser
Hope Hou
William A. Houlihan
Yue Huang
Rikki Hudes-Michels
Jan Lisa Huttner & Richard Bayard Miller
Grant Illes
Dana Ivey
Judith A. Joa
Guy Johnson
Mark K. Joy
Donald Julian
Daniel Jussim
Deborah Kapell & Daniel Tinkelman
Stanley Kaplan
James Karen & Francesca Alba
Terry S. Kattleman
Arthur J. Keeler
Peter Keil
Rainer Keller
Patricia Kelly
Laurel Kendall
Bill Kenney
Sam Kerbel
Seth Kessler
Frederick J. Kezer
Saera S. Khan
Thomas J.M. Kiefer
Lawrence Y. Kim
Marjorie & Francis X. King
Roger W. Kirby
David Kleinberg-Levin
Ralph Kleinman
Isabel S. Klerer
Elizabeth Kling
Guy & Janet Klucevsek
Arthur Knour
Alex Knowlton
Steven Knudsen
John Kokulak
Andrew M. Kolker & Lora K. Myers
Irena Kovarova
Nikki Kowalski
Laura Shapiro-Kramer
Mary J. Kramer
David H. Kramer


Marc Kristal & Anne Ackerman
Elizabeth Kuhlenkamp
Stephen Kuzma
David LaFleur
Simone Lasilaa & J.S. Lanson
John Laughlin
Michael Lavinger
Wayne Lawson
Marilyn Lee
Ruth Lesnewski
Rosanne Levitt
Ann D. Levy
Mark Levy
Matthew Lewis
David Lichtenstein
Richard Lingeman
Sandra Linn
Amy Linstrom
Francine Luft
Joe B. Lynch
James Mahon
Arthur & Jane S. Maisel
Ainsley Mallows
John Maniscalco
Cecelia F. Marcus
Deborah Markow
Paul F. Marks
Esti Marpet
Christopher Martin
Barry Mastellone
Georgette Mattel
Harry Maurer
John Mazzella
Stephen T. McCabe
Mary McCune
John McGarry
Howard McMaster
Robyn F. Mewshaw
Lynne Miller
Samuel L. Miller
Ruth Misheloff
Mark G. Molloy
Wayne & Holly Mones
Allen Moore
Rubil Morales & Joann La Perla
John T. Moran Esq.
Joseph T. Morello
Elaine J. Morfogen
Georges Moroz
Alta Ann P. Morris
Nan J. Morrison
Clinton Moten
Jenny Muller
Fred R. Murphy
Eric Myers & Charles Busch
Paul E. Naprstek
Ellen Nedell
Leonard Neufeld
Stephanie M. Ng
Kevin & Rosa Nieves
Aris Noah
William Norman
Alicia Ogawa
Nancy S. Olson
Lois Padawer
John W. Palattella
Ethel S. Paley
Laura K. Palmer
Morton S. Pardes
William H. Parry
James & Susanne Paul
Kent Paul
David & Nancy Payne
Mary Beth Peil
Denis Pelli
Richard Pena
Rosemary Peters
Linda & Patrick Pleven
Emil J. Polak
Donna Pond
Bruce F. Posner
Judith Potter
Emily R. Prats
James V. Quinn
Ayanna M. Quint & Mark A. Bartlett
Judy Rabinovitz
Steven M. Rabinowitz
Paula Rabinowitz
Ethel Raim
Margaret Raimondi
Arthur I. Rauch
Celia M. & Robert Regan
Simon Ressner
William Reyman
Emily Rinck
Deborah B. Ripley
Mary Rix
Nancy A. Robbins
Gordon Rogoff
Alan Rojer
Roger F. Rose
Terry Rosen & Alan Hochman
Paul & Maxine B. Rosenberg
Bruce Rosenkrantz
Steven L. Rosenthal
Steven Rosenzweig
Carmen Ross
Maria S. Rost
Calvin G. Roth
Fred A. Rothstein
Rosemary A. Rotondi
Albert Ruben
Richard P. Rubinstein
Carolyn Ryan
Helen Sachs-Heisler
Steven Sawyer
James Schamus & Nancy Kricorian
Elizabeth A. Scheines
Peter & Susan Schickele
Alan Schoenfeld
Nathan J. Schorr & Frances Zornetsky
Seth A. Schwartz
Adina Schwartz
Harry & Lynne S. Schwartz
Nicholas Sciarretta
Bill Scurry
Kathryn Sedgewick
Andrew Seltzer & Wendy Weinstein
Peter Senzamici
Peter J. & Frances Serritella
John F. Settel
Steven S. Shaffer
Rebecca Shahmoon Shanok
John W. Shannon & Jean L. Passanante
Monica Shapiro
Helen R. Shaskan
Karen Shatzkin & Mike Brecher
Betty Sheinkman
David S. Sherman
Lynne Sherman
Laurie Sherman
Milly Sherman
Ahmad & Ann Shirazi
Michael K. Silverman
G. Michael & Jacqueline Simmon
Jill S. Slater
John A. Smith
Leigh Smith
Calvin C. Snyder
Neil Solotar
Stanley J. Solson
Gail Spangenberg
Robert Spencer
L. Thomas Sperry
Philip Stafford
Helen Stavrou & Thomas F. Grannell
Susan Stempleski
Ian Strasfogel & Judith Norell
Richard L.  Stein in Memory of Pyser Edelsack
Paul Steier
Charles A. Stewart
Matthew D. Stratton
Paul Stumpf
Gemma Suozzo
Theresa D. Swink
James Theis
Anna Theofilopoulou
Elsa Thyss
Margaret M. Tobin
Kevin Tompkins
Tom Towey
Eric Van Felix
Lynn Visson
Lise Vogel
Laura Waco
Betsy Wade
Patricia G. Wagner
Mitch Wainer
Karen & Michael Walker
David L. Walsh
J. Peter Walsh
Marlee Walters
Liliane Wancer
Stark Ward
Paul T. Wardwell
Joette Warren
Veronica Washam
Jini K. Watson
Paula Webster
Susan Wechsler in Memory of Anita Thacher
Henry M. Weil
Lewis Weinfeld
Vivian & Gary Weisner
Ralph J. Westerhoff
Patrick Whelan
Robert S. Wideen
Judith Wild
James K. Wilson
Larry B. Winderbaum
Jonathan Winell
James H. Wintner
John Wolf
April Wolff
Stefanie Wood
Nancy Workman
Peter J. Wright
Stuart B. Wurtzel
Michie Yamakawa
Jeanne Youngson
Dale Zaklad
Victor J. Zakrzewski
Christian Zimmermann
Barbara Zito
Sara F. Zittel
Anonymous (38)