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Public and Private Funders

Film Forum thanks all of our generous supporters.

We make every attempt to acknowledge our donors accurately. If you find an error, or have any questions, please contact Alicia Pani, Director of Development at (212) 627-2035 x225 or alicia@filmforum.org.

GIFTS WITHIN THE LAST 12 MONTHS, UPDATED JANUARY 1, 2020.

PUBLIC FUNDERS

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

National Endowment for the Arts. New York State Council on the Arts.
NYC Department of Cultural Affairs.        Gale A. Brewer, Manhattan Borough President.
 

National Endowment for the Arts
New York State Council on the Arts
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Sheelah Feinberg Deputy Commissioner, in partnership with the City Council
NYC Council Member Corey Johnson
Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer
New York City Department for the Aging

Our programs are made possible by the New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the New York State Legislature

CORPORATE SPONSORS

Support for Film Forum’s student and senior memberships and discounted tickets is provided, in part, by:

conEdison.
 

PRIVATE CONTRIBUTORS

$200,000
The Harry S. Thomson Foundation

$150,000 - $199,999
The Kaplen Brothers Fund
The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation, Inc.
Ostrovsky Family Fund

$50,000 - $149,999
The Charina Endowment Fund
GS Gives/Matt McClure
Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation
Robert Jolin Osborne Trust
Max Rifkind-Barron

$15,000 - $49,999
Robert E. Appel
Hugo Barreca / The Double R Foundation
Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker
J. Kerry Clayton & Paige Royer / The Clayton-Royer Family Fund
León & Michaela Constantiner
Karen Crennan & Allen Toman
Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
Mary W. Harriman Foundation
Roni Horn
Wendy Keys / Donald A. Pels Charitable Trust
Alan & Lauren Klein
Levy-Horowitz Foundation
The Leyli Foundation
Katie Model
Ruth A. Nordenbrook
The Pollock/Nguyen Charitable Fund
Caryl Ratner
Ira M. Resnick Foundation, Inc.
Cindy Sherman
Michael & Donna Sternberg
Stella M. Strazdas & Hank Forrest
The Winston Foundation
Margo Straus Wintersteen Trust
Anonymous (1)

$10,000 - $14,999
Academy of Motion Pictures Arts and Sciences
Adam Bartos/Pannonia Foundation
Joel Coen & Frances McDormand
Con Edison
Robert & Lenore Davis
Ella M. Foshay
Alba Greco & Roger Garcia
Ethan Hawke in Honor of River Phoenix
Estate Of Howard Kaminsky
Alex Katz Foundation
David Koepp
Francis Levy & Hallie Cohen
Nancy Sidewater Foundation
Pierre Tonachel
Fred Wistow
Anonymous (3)

$2,500 - $9,999
Ad Hoc Foundation, Inc.
The Altschul Foundation
Frank J. Anelante
Stuart S. Applebaum
Patricia Begley & George H. Beane
Sara Bershtel
Austin B. Chinn
M. Graham Coleman / Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
William F. DiPietra Foundation
Derreth C. Duncan
Susan Dunn
Lisabeth During
Ev & Lee
Jeanne Donovan Fisher
Daniel Fleschner
Adaline H. Frelinghuysen
Ann B. Glazer & Barkley J. Stuart
Stuart Gelwarg & Karen Lipkind
Laurel Gonsalves
André Gregory & Cindy Kleine
Warren & Andrea Grover
Oded Halahmy
The Michael Hausman/Filmhaus Foundation Inc.
Eliot S. Hubbard in Memory of Verna Bloom
Timothy Hughes
Diane Jacobs
Famke Janssen
The Japan Foundation
Kino Lorber, Inc.
Hans Koch
Lemberg Foundation
Hely Lima & Herbert Zohn
Liman Foundation
Richard & Ronay Menschel
Frederick Meyer
Joseph McEwen
Daniel Palladino & Amy Sherman-Palladino
Madeleine Richard
Timothy A. Robert & Catherine Stolz-Robert
Theodore C. Rogers & Betsy Barlow Rogers
Rohauer Collection Foundation, Inc.
Alfred & Ann Ruesch
Steven Schlossstein
Steve Schrader & Lucy Kostelanetz
Phillip Scroggins
Leonora M. Shelsey
Alexandra Shiva & Jonathan M. Sherman
George Slessinger
Stephen Soba & Jonathan Arnold
Robert R. & Virginia Walther
J. Anthony Wright
Anonymous (4)

$1,000 - $2,499
Michael Badalucco & Brenda Heyob
Mary Lee Baranger
Charlotte Barrett
Michael Bennett
Anmol Bhagchand
Joe Blades
Jack and Annis Bowen Foundation
Robert Brenner
Hugh Bronstein
Stephen M. Brown
Steven A. Buehler
Barbara H. Chacour
Bryan Chegwidden
Stephen Chehi
Simi Cohen
Jeanne Collins & John Elderfield
David Corkery
Allen Coulter & Kim Knowlton
Jeffrey Cranor & Jillian Sweeney
Lee S. Dichter
Todd Dimston
Sara Driver
Henry & Kathleen Elsesser
Bruce L. Eder
Peter Feinstein & Miriam Weinstein
Kilmer Gandrud Family Fund
Gisela H. Gamper
Stephen B. Garrett
Andrea Glimcher
Adam Goodman
Molly B. Grattan
Joan Greenfield & Dominique R. Singer
Jeff R. Gutterman
Kathy Hatab
Stephen Henderson & James LaForce
Michael Hogan
Scott Isler & Laura Picone
Nicole Israel & Josh Kaufman
Paul Jackel & Nancy Grubb
Linda K. Jacobs
Karen Jorgensen
Wayne S. Kabak & Marsha Berkowitz
Ann Kaplan
Frances Kazan
Rob Krulak
Robert Kulach
Lambert Family Foundation
Eric S. Lee
Jonathan S. Lee
Susan Lee
Richard H. Levy & Lorraine Gallard
William G. & Marcia D. Levy
Stuart E. Leyton


Douglas S. Liebhafsky
Richard Lorber & Dovie F. Wingard
Kit Luce
Lawrence Luhring
Esti Marpet
Richard Mautner
Gilliam McCain & James Marshall
Douglas McGrath & Jane Read Martin/Deerdodds Fund
Mohawk Tribe/Ganienkeh Territory
Anja Murmann
Amy D. Newman & Bud Shulman
Adam Offenhartz
Liz & Gus Oliver
Elizabeth Olmsted & Randall K. Kau
David Olstein
Farley W. Pennington
PK Real Estate Services, INC
Michael & Daniella Plottel
Bart D. Reiss
Anne M. Riccitelli
Frank H. Rich & Alex Witchel
David Rivel
Megan Rutherford
Caroline Samuels & Michael Sturmer
Jonathan Scheuer & Debra Granik
Neal Shapiro & Juju Chang
Jennifer M. Shotwell
Paul Singer
Richard P. Sloan
Anne E. Smith
Brian S. Sokoloff
Stephen L. Spiegel
Dr. P. R. Sundaresan
Michael Taglieri
Adam Tedman
Sarah Teitler
The Dorothy and Mark Nelkin Charitable Fund
Bill Thurston
Stephen Tilly & Elizabeth Martin
Daniel Toberisky/Toberisky Donor Fund
Phillip Trimble & Valeria Vasilevski
Joel S. Truman
John & Katherine Turturro
Margo L. & Anthony Viscusi
Lise Vogel
Stuart Waldman & Elizabeth Mann
J. David Wargo
Marc N. Weiss & Nancy Meyer
Laurence Zuckerman
David & Monica Zwirner
Anonymous (3)

 

$550 - $999
Jade Albert & Jonathan Segal
Frank B. & Mary Ann M. Arisman
Stanley Arkin
Philip Aromando
Linda Atkins
Henry S. Bean
Douglas Bensadoun
Ursula Bevan
Sheila Biddle
Tim Birchby
Elizabeth A. R. & Ralph S. Brown
Thomas T. Buck
David M. Bushler
Charles M. Carberry & Kathleen Dunne
Terese Carpenter
Diana Thomas Childress Fund
Jane D. Coleman
Cedomir Crnkovic
Gordon & Peggy Davis
Mark T. Dibattista & Wendy K. Haley
Bernard D'Orazio
Mary K. Doris
Henry Elghanayan & Nancy Newman
Elizabeth Ferando
Paul A. Ferrara
Tom Ferriter
Gary J. Firuta
Deborah & John Fogarty
Karen Franck
Elizabeth French
Henry Goldberg
Adrienne Halpern
Janet Halvorson
Michael K. Hansen
Georgia Hubley & Ira Kaplan
Linda Irenegreene
Barbara Jakobson
Jon R. Jucovy
Susan Justman
Brian William Kane in Memory of Judy L. Kane
Fred M. Kaplan
Eric Katz & Susan Barbash
Susan E. Katz
Peter J. Keenan
Barbara Knowles
Daniel R. Kramer
Steven Kuchuck
Janet Kuhl
Thomas Larson In Memory of Danice Fink
Richard C. Ledes
Mickey Lemle


Barbara J. Lydon
Edward & Mary Maguire
Christina E. Mahle & Peter DiCaprio
Stephen McGrath
Linda Meaney & Elliott Goldberg
Robyn F. Mewshaw
Gail Monaghan
Joseph T. Morello
Alvin & Louise Myerberg Family Foundation, Inc.
Maury Newburger
Robert O. Owens & Eve Klein
Lois Padawer
Mark Perro
Elizabeth Pesce
Marian Pillsbury
Pauline B. Pinto
Jonathan Plasse
Laura Poitras
Marlin S. Potash
Carole Randall
Lynn H. Ratner
Jonathan D. Reichman
Anthony Richter
Bill Roney & Mark Barreiro
The A & A Spears Fund/Anne E. Rosen & Andre Spears
Steven L. Rosenthal
Andrew Roth
Calvin G. Roth
Jill Schoolman
Shelley D. Schorsch
Barry F. Schwartz
Stuart l. Shapiro
George E. Shea III
Hannah P. Shostack
Jamil Simon
Sue P. Simon
Charles L. Sivertsen Jr.
Jennifer & Jonathan Soros
Jeffrey Sosnick & Albert A. Carucci
Robert A. Stern
Michael Stringer
Mary Sweeney in Memory of Steve Golin
Michael T. Murphy
Elizabeth Weatherford
Erich Winkler & Nancy Allerston
Zachary E. Woolfe
Peter A. Wraight & Linda Worrell
Ivan D. Zimmerman & Taryn Higashi

 

$250 - $549
Lynda Abdoo
Judith A. Abrams
Eleanor Adams
Michael Agard
Judith Aisen
Jan Albert & Dick Demenus
Steven August
Peter H. Baker
Steven J. Banilower
Nancy Barber & William Stone
Lucius Barre
William Barrett
Kirke M. Bent
Al Berr
Earl Black & Paula Jarowski
Valerie M. Block
Dorothea Blom
Jennifer & D. Steven Blum
Kristina Boden
Morton D. & Mary W. Bogdonoff
Judith Boies and Robert Christman
Tsvi Bokaer/Fall Creek Pictures
Pamela Bolen in Memory of Helen Hellman
Edith Bolton
David Breger
Bruce Brodinsky
Lawrence Bukzin
John Calhoun
Nancy E. Campbell
Cathy Caplan
Christopher Cardona & Catherine W. Sumner
Andrew D. Cartoun
Mark J. Catalano
Todd Chanko
Michael Charles
Barbara Chernow
Edward Chin
Irwin Chusid
Michael J. & Alice Cincotta
Steve Coats
Michael Coffey
Martin A. Cohen
Alice Connorton
Julia Craig
Samuel Crawford & Anna Di Lellio
Gio Crisafulli
Simon Dasher
Andrew P. & Jessie Davis
Michael J. Davis in Memory of Anne Davis
Charles L. DeFanti
David S. Delbaum
Adriana Dilancea
Peter Doodeheefver
Jennie Dorn & Richard Lee Dorn
Kate Doyle
Shelagh T. Doyle
Garland R. Dwyer
Gwen Edelman
Christine Edwards
Gail Erickson
Jeremy Fairman
Stewart A. & Rhoda Farber
Thomas N. & Miriam H. Farmakis
Katherine Ferrara
Brad Feuer
Tim Flink
Tom Fontana
Mary Beth Forshaw & Thomas G. Merrill Gift Fund
Lindsay Fram
David S. Frankel
John Frankfurt
Christopher Franklin
Claire D. Franks
Devon S. Fredericks & Eli Zabar
Edith F. Fried
Stephanie Friedman
Krin Gabbard
George L. Ganat
Warren Garrison
Edward I. Geffner & Suzanne Spinrad
Marin Geller
Mark Gerald
Newsha Ghodsi
Don Gibson
Michael J. Glatthaar
Cristina Gleicher
Mark D. Godler
In Memory of Jackie Cossentino
Vera Graaf
Carolyn M. Graham
Julia Craig
Janice Gray
Anne M. Griffin & Joe Baio
William Grogan
Riane Gruss
Catherine Gund
John E. Gura
Jennifer B. Gyr
Alan J. & Paula B. Halperin
Paula Halperin
Edwin Hamilton
John Hamilton
Rebecca Harrington
Henry Hart
Marjorie Heins
Daisy Helman
Clark Henderson
Odie Henderson
Kim D. Hendrickson
David N. Herskovits
Gerrit Hilhorst
Eloise Hirsh
Richard Hofstetter
Denise Hoguet
Bryant Hoven
Eric Hovey
Richard Hulbert
Edward L. Jackson & Carol A. Forget
Peter Jaszi & Sheryl Gilbert
Robert Jeffrey
Dexter Jeffries
Mary S. Jemail in Memory of Steven Lytinen
Richard G. Johnson
Harry Joseph
Michael Kahn
Connie Kaiserman
Joannie S. Kaplan
Alex & Ada Katz
Cathy K. Kaufman
Richard Kayne & C M. Pyle
Wolfgang Klier
Kurt C. Koepfle
Catherine Kord
Phyllis B. Kriegel
Michael Krueger


Richard Kuczkowski & Jean M. Leo
Elizabeth Kuhlenkamp
Karyn Kusama & Phil Hay
Kristen Kusama-Hinte
Jennifer Lake
Carole Lalli
Bob Lamm in Memory of Howard Rollins
Ira Langsam
Susan Lazarus
Jean M. Leo & Richard Kuczkowski
Irving B. Lerner
Mark Levine
Sacha Levy
Mackenzie Lew
Clea Lewis
Ellen Lewis
The Herman Liebmann Foundation
Becky Lorberfeld
Edward C. & Elena E. Lord Charitable Gift Fund
William C. & May F. Louie
Matt Ludwig
Sidney W. Mansdorf
Scott Manzler
Marie Martinez-Wolcott
Robert K. Marx
Stephen C. Massey
Michael J. Matcovich
Hannah Max
Jen J. May
Thomas B. McAuley
Michael E. McGrath
Deborah Mele
Michael Nies
Martin Michaelson
Rebecca Miller
Andrew J. Millis & Lauren Cowles
Walker Minot
Albert Mishaan
Gary Mongiovi
Steven J. Morales Jr.
Aaron Morrill
Stephen S. Morse
Jeffrey & Henna Moskin
Nicholas Moyne
Monica Murphy & William R. Wasik
Jennifer A. Murray
Fredric Nelson
Nicholas Nelson
John L. & Shula Nemec
Kevin & Rosa Nieves
Kathryn Nilsson Reichert
Ingrid Nyeboe
Patrick & Mary Lou O'Brien
Nancy S. Olson
John Orberg
Lawrence Orlowski
Pam A. Parker
Margaret B. Parsons
Ernest T. Patrikis & Emily H. Trueblood
Michael Pavlakos
Dolores Perin
Yvette Pomerantz
Alden F. Prouty
Meghan Purvis
John Rademacher
Norman & Linda Reimer
Katherine Roberts
Elizabeth B. Rogers
Katie Rogin
Bruce A. Rosen
Peter Rosenstein
Mark Rossier
Ira Sachs & Boris Torres
Laurie Sagalyn / Sagalyn Family Fund
Julie M. Salamon & William Abrams/Salamon-Abrams Family
Aracelly Santana
Mary C. Santorelli
Sheafe Satterthwaite
Stephen Schaefer
Val Schaffner
James Schamus & Nancy Kricorian
Ingrid Scheib Rothbart
Talia Schenkel
Joan Rosenthal & Frederick Schiff
Thelma C. Schoonmaker
Sherry Schwartz
Toby Schwartz
Peter Scibetta
Shelley Shames
David M. Shanton
Bennett Shapiro & Fredericka Foster
Carrie Shapiro & Peter Frey
Monica Shapiro
Karen Shatzkin & Mike Brecher
Allison M. Silver
Leonard H. Silverberg & Noni Reisner
Peter & Courtney Simon
Alan Sinsheimer
Stanley Sisskin
Denis Sivack
Joelle Skaf
Ken Small
Rickie Solinger
Charles J. Sperling
Theo E. Spilka
Suzanne W. Stout
Annette Stover & Richard Feiner
Lois M. Sturm
Rebecca Sullivan
Cynthia M. Swartz/Swartz Abramson Family Foundation
Deborah F. Swayne & Henry Saveth
Theresa D. Swink
Juliet S. Taylor & Jim Walsh
Barbara Thompson in Memory of Daniel Patrick Moynihan
Howard Tucker
Charles T. Urban
Jean Vallier
Perry L. & Jen D. van der Meer
Joyce van Patten
Louis F. Vernacchio
Kenneth M. Vittor
Steve Vogel in Memory of Amos and Marcia Vogel
Betsy Wade
Ethan Wagner & Thea Westreich Wagner
Isabelle Wald
Thomas G. Weaver
Nancy A. Wiese & Aram Fox
Josephine Winograd
Eric Wollman
Devon Wright-Zink
Anonymous (3)

 

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