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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 DECEMBER 31, 2018.

Please note: Gifts to our Film Forum 50 capital campaign are not reflected on this list.

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
NYC Department of Cultural Affairs Commisioner Tom Finkelpearl
NYC Council Member Corey Johnson
Manhattan Borough President Gale A. Brewer
New York City Department for the Aging
New York State Office of Parks, Recreation, & Historic Preservation

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
The Kaplen Brothers Fund
Stavros Niarchos Foundation
Ostrovsky Family Fund

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

$15,000 - $49,999
Hugo Barreca / The Double R Foundation
Matthew Broderick & Sarah Jessica Parker
Chervenak-Nunnallé Foundation
J. Kerry Clayton & Paige Royer / The Clayton-Royer Family Fund
Karen Crennan & Allen Toman
Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
Mary W. Harriman Foundation
Roni Horn
Wendy Keys / Donald A. Pels Charitable Trust
The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation, Inc.
Alan & Lauren Klein
Levy-Horowitz Foundation
The Leyli Foundation
Netflix
Ruth A. Nordenbrook
The Pollock / Nguyen Charitable Fund
Caryl Ratner
Theodore C. & Betsy Barlow Rogers
Cindy Sherman
Alexandra Shiva &  Jonathan M. Sherman
Anonymous (2)

$10,000 - $14,999
Adam Bartos / Pannonia Foundation
Con Edison
Joel Coen & Frances McDormand
Ella M. Foshay
Alba Greco & Roger Garcia
Alex Katz Foundation
Francis Levy & Hallie Cohen
Michael &  Donna Sternberg
Stella M. Strazdas & Hank Forrest
Anonymous (1)

$2,500 - $9,999
Ad Hoc Foundation, Inc.
Yvette J. Alberdingk-Thijm
The Altschul Foundation
Frank J. Anelante
Robert E. Appel
Stuart S. Applebaum
Sara Bershtel
Andrew H. Chapman
M. Graham Coleman
Davis Wright Tremaine LLP
William F. DiPietra Foundation
Susan Dunn
Lisabeth During
Wendy Ettinger / The Ettinger Foundation
Jeanne Donovan Fisher
Adaline H. Frelinghuysen
Stuart Gelwarg & Karen Lipkind
Ann B. Glazer & Barkley J. Stuart
Laurel Gonsalves
Warren & Andrea Grover
Ethan Hawke in Honor of River Phoenix
Jack Heller
Timothy Hughes
Diane Jacobs
Famke Janssen
David Koepp
Alice La Prelle
David O. Leiwant
Lemberg Foundation
Hely Lima & Herbert Zohn
Liman Foundation
Kino Lorber, Inc.
Frederick Meyer
Martin R. Miller
Daniel Palladino & Amy Sherman-Palladino
T.R. Paul Family Foundation
Zach Rait
Timothy A. Robert & Catherine Stolz-Robert
Rohauer Collection Foundation, Inc.
Ann & Alfred Ruesch
Steven Schlossstein
 Steve Schrader & Lucy Kostelanetz
Phillip Scroggins
Leonora M. Shelsey
Stephen Soba & Jonathan Arnold
Studio Fierberg
Toby Talbot
Pierre Tonachel
Robert R. & Virginia Walther
Margo S. Wintersteen
Fred Wistow
J. Anthony Wright
Anonymous (4)

$1,000 - $2,499
Judith Aisen & Kenneth M. Vittor
Robert Alpert & Marcia Eisenberg
Laurie Arbeiter & Jennifer Hobbs
Michael Badalucco & Brenda Heyob
Donald L. & Marlena Baraf
Mary Lee Baranger
Frederick Barnfield
Paul Batista
George H. Beane & Patricia Begley
Peter Becker
Michael Bennett
Joe Blades
Creighton Blinn in loving Memory of Elizabeth Hood Catelinet
Hugh Bronstein
Jack & Annis Bowen Foundation
Steven A. Buehler
Barbara H. Chacour
Bryan Chegwidden
Jennifer Christman
Jeanne Collins & John Elderfield
Paula Cooper
David Corkery
Allen Coulter & Kim Knowlton
Douglas McGrath & Jane Read Martin / Deerdodds Fund
Driver Family Foundation
Derreth C. Duncan
Bruce L. Eder
Peter Feinstein & Miriam Weinstein
Paul A. Ferrara
Steven Friedman & Maggie Buehler
Gisela H. Gamper
Marianne Gerschel
Adam Goodman
Pamela Grace
Molly B. Grattan
André Gregory & Cindy Kleine
Deborah S. Hasin
Kathy Hatab
Berry Hatfield & Lisa M. Joyce
Stephen Henderson & James LaForce
Michael Hogan
Scott Isler & Laura Picone
Nicole Israel & Josh Kaufman
Paul Jackel & Nancy Grubb
Linda K. Jacobs
Karen Jorgensen
Wayne Kabak & Marsha Berkowitz
Ann Kaplan / The Frances Alexander Foundation


Susan E. Katz
Frances Kazan
Kilmer Gandrud Family Fund
Hans Koch
Rob Krulak
Glenn Lalich
Christopher Le Mon
Jonathan S. Lee
Stuart E. Leyton
Douglas S. Liebhafsky
Tina Liu
Edward C. & Elena E. Lord Charitable Gift Fund
Joseph McEwen
Adam Offenhartz
Liz & Gus Oliver
Elizabeth Olmsted & Randall Kau
Farley W. Pennington
Michael & Daniella Plottel
Ernest L. & Pascale Raab
Joseph Ravitch
Frank H. Rich & Alex Witchel
David Rivel
Avrom Robin
Steven L. Rosenthal
Rosemary A. Rotondi
Robert M. Rubin & Stéphane Samuel
Megan Rutherford
Ira Sachs
Caroline Samuels & Michael Sturmer
Jennifer M. Shotwell
Dominique Singer & Joan Greenfield 
Paul Singer
George Slessinger
Anne E. Smith
Emily Steffian & Daniel Kamil
P. R. Sundaresan
Adam Tedman
The Herman Liebmann Foundation
Bill Thurston
Stephen Tilly & Elizabeth Martin
Joel S. Truman
Suzanna Turman
John & Katherine Turturro
Marina & Michael Vachon
Lise Vogel
Marc N. Weiss & Nancy Meyer
Nina Winthrop / Lion and Hare Fund
Judith Wu
Frederick Zeigler
David & Monica Zwirner
Anonymous (2)

 

$550-$999
Zelda Angiel
Philip Aromando
Thomas A. Behrens
Jana Bergdall & Thomas Bergdall
Ursula Bevan
Tim Birchby
Robert Brenner
David M. Bushler
Gabriele Caroti
Diana Childress
Jane D. Coleman
Nadine E. Covert
Mark T. Dibattista & Wendy K. Haley
Lee S. Dichter
Mary K. Doris
Andrew Einhorn
Elizabeth Ferando
Tom Ferriter
Jennifer Fox in Honor of Geraldine Dietz Fox
Elizabeth French
Edith F. Fried
Henry Goldberg
Adrienne Halpern
Richard Hulbert
Tom Hyland & Anne Clark
Linda Irenegreene
Susan Justman
Gary Kahn
Maira Kalman
Brian W. Kane in Memory of Judy L. Kane
Cathy M. Kaplan
Fred M. Kaplan
Daniel R. Kramer
Richard C. Ledes
Mickey Lemle
Jean M. Leo & Richard Kuczkowski
Gina Leonetti
Ellen Lewis
Lawrence Luhring
Edward Mafoud
Christina E. Mahle & Peter DiCaprio
James Marshall
Gilliam McCain & James Marshall
Stephen McGrath


Peter Mensch
Robyn F. Mewshaw
William D. Moran
Salvatore Murdocca
Alvin & Louise  Myerberg Family Foundation, Inc.
Maury Newburger
Ronald G. Olsen
Hiroshi & Keiko Oniki
Robert O. Owens & Eve Klein
Lois Padawer
Mark Penberthy
Elizabeth Pesce
Marian Pillsbury
Pauline B. Pinto
Jonathan Plasse
Dale L. Ponikvar
Carole Randall
Anne M. Riccitelli
Anthony Richter
Peter Rosenstein
Calvin G. Roth
Laurie Sagalyn / Sagalyn Family Fund
Shelley D. Schorsch
Barry F. Schwartz
Sherry Schwartz
Brian Shaer
Bennett Shapiro & Fredericka Foster
Stuart l. Shapiro
George E. Shea III
Woong-Jae Shin
Hannah P. Shostack
Tina Silvestri & David Pugh
Jamil Simon & Julia Reidhead
Charles L. Sivertsen Jr.
Amy Smith
Brian S. Sokoloff
Jeffrey Sosnick & Albert A. Carucci
Charles J. Sperling
Robert A. Stern
Elise E. Travers
J. David Wargo
Erich Winkler & Nancy Allerston
Peter A. Wraight & Linda Worrell
Anonymous (2)

 

$250 - $549
Gerald & Judith Abrams
John Affleck
Jan Albert & Dick Demenus
Clinton Alford
Peg Alston
Ann I. & Herbert Alter
Maria Arias
Gail Aronow
Michael & Christine Augenbraun
Priscilla S. August
Charles Ayes
Elizabeth Baker
Peter H. Baker
Susan Barbash
Nancy Barber & William Stone
Wayne Barker
William Barrett
Simone Battisti
John Becker
Stuart Beckerman
Carol Bekar & Eric Swanson
John L. Benson
Kirke M. Bent
Howard Berkowitz
Al Berr
Miriam R. Best
Sheila Biddle
Earl Black & Paula Jarowski
Jennifer & D. Steven Blum
Kristina Boden
Judith Boies & Robert Christman
Pamela Bolen in Memory of Helen Hellman
Michael Brams
Sara S. Brandston
Michael Brownlee
Claudio Cafengiu
John Calhoun
Nancy E. Campbell
Caplan Family Foundation, Inc.
Mark J. Catalano
Lauren Cerand
Tyler Chadwick
Michael Charles
Robert Christman & Judith Boies
Sonya Chung in Memory of Robin Holland
Irwin Chusid
Michael J. & Alice Cincotta
Martin A. Cohen
Jack D. Coleman
Margaret Conklin
Alice Connorton
Liam Cooney
Kenneth M. Coughlin
Samuel Crawford & Anna Di Lellio
Cindy Cuomo
Tom Dannenbaum
Peggy & Richard M. Danziger
Shannon Danzy
Michael J. Davis
Andrew P. Davis
Rafael De Cardenas
Charles L. DeFanti
Anna Di Lellio & Samuel Crawford
Doug Dinger
Tina Dobsevage
Lina Dorkhman
Kate Doyle
Bruce Duncan
James & Laura Duncan
Gwen Edelman
Howard S. Edelstein
Christine Edwards
Marc J. Falcone & Caitlin J. Halligan
Thomas N. & Miriam H. Farmakis
Holeri Faruolo
Brad Feuer
Gary J. Firuta
Tim Flink
Tom Fontana
Miriam Frank
David S. Frankel
Devon S. Fredericks & Eli Zabar
Peter F. Frey
Donna Jo Fuller
Krin Gabbard
Warren Garrison
Sara Gelbard
Mark Gerald
Margaret Gerrity
Erika Gesue
Alex Gibney
Don Gibson
Michael J. Glatthaar
James N. & Katherine Goodman
Peter Goodstein
James Gould
Vera Graaf
Carolyn M. Graham
Janice Gray
Anna F. Griggs
William Grogan
Riane Gruss
John E. Gura
Alan J. & Paula B. Halperin
John Hamilton
Jason Harootunian & Clarissa Tartar
Henry Hart
Charles R. Hartley
Caitlin Hawke
Cheri Heyse
Gerrit Hilhorst
Rodney F. Hill
Eloise Hirsh
Jonathan Hock
Richard Hofstetter
Janat Horn
Bryant Hoven
Barbara F. Hughes
Doug Hughes
Marc Jahr
John Jakob
Richard G. Johnson
Clement P. Joseph
Jon R. Jucovy
Adam Kaplan
Philip J. Kaplan
Alex & Ada Katz
Eric Katz & Susan Barbash
Richard Kayne & C M. Pyle
Peter J. Keenan
Peter Keepnews
Peter Keil
Sam Kerbel
Louise Kerz Hirschfeld & Lewis Cullman Christopher King
Michael A. King
Ellen T. Klass


Robert Knuts
Michael Kodransky
Kurt C. Koepfle
Paul T. Kolbusz
Catherine Kord
Juliet Koss
Phyllis B. Kriegel
Richard Kuczkowski & Jean M. Leo
Janet Kuhl
Jennifer Lake
Gary K. Lally
Jane F. Lane
Ira Langsam
Louise Larson
Thomas Larson
Susan Lazarus
Peter Leffman
Jeffrey Leib & Tove Hermanson
Emily Lemer
Allan J. Lenzner
Irving B. Lerner
Mark Levine
Dominique Levy & Dorothy Berwin
Matthew Lewis
Lawrence Loewinger
Becky Lorberfeld
Nicola Lubitsch
Walter L. Maddox
Edward Maguire & Mary Maguire
Sidney W. Mansdorf
Scott Manzler
Ira S. Mark
Ralph Martin & Christina Eisenbeis
Marie Martinez-Wolcott
Michael J. Matcovich
William Mazza
Alice McInerney
Roberto Mendez
Judy Mermel
Zulma Miranda
Albert Mishaan
David Modest
Gail Monaghan
Steven J. Morales Jr.
Joseph T. Morello
Georges Moroz
Nan J. Morrison
Stephen S. Morse
Jeffrey & Henna Moskin
Michael T. Murphy
Timothy Blake Nelson & Lisa Benevides
Amy D. Newman & Bud Shulman
Michael Nies
Heather O'Neill
Jacqueline B. Ochs
John Orberg
Lawrence Orlowski
Kyle Owusu
Margaret B. Parsons
Ernest T. Patrikis & Emily H. Trueblood
Francesco Pellizzi
Elise Pettus & Daniel Algrant
Michael Piracci
Debra Pincus
PK Real Estate Services, Inc
Bruce Polsky
Caroline Press
Tommy W. Pruitt
John E. Putnam
Stephen M. Raphael
Linda & Norman Reimer
Madeleine Richard
Katie Rogin
Joseph Rokacz
Anne E. Rosen & Andre Spears
Bruce A. Rosen
Thomas Rosenstein
Mark Rossier
Louis Royer
Philip A. Rozario
Julie M. Salamon & William Abrams / Salamon-Abrams Family
Aracelly Santana
Sheafe Satterthwaite
Shelley Shames
Stephen Schaefer
James Schamus & Nancy Kricorian
Ingrid Scheib Rothbart
Edward Schenck & Sarah Walsh
Peter Scibetta
Elizabeth Seamans & Joseph Seamans
David M. Shanton
Carrie Shapiro & Peter Frey
Karen Shatzkin & Mike Brecher
Allison M. Silver
Peter & Courtney Simon
Alan Sinsheimer
Stanley Sisskin
Seton Smith
Theo E. Spilka
Alec Stais
David Stonehill
Suzanne W. Stout
Annette Stover & Richard Feiner
Patricia Stumpp
Lois M. Sturm
Nancy Su
Deborah F. Swayne & Henry Saveth
Mary Sweeney
Russell Switzer in Memory of Floyd Switzer
Juliet S. Taylor & Jim Walsh
Sarah Teitler
Barbara Thompson in Memory of Daniel Patrick Moynihan
David Toberisky
Phillip Trimble & Valeria Vasilevski
Charles T. Urban
Perry L. & Jen D. van der Meer
Joyce van Patten
Theodore Vassilev
Estela Vazquez
James C. Venturi
Betsy Wade
Isabelle Wald
Stark Ward & Michael Ward
Willet Weeks
Alexander Weil
Alice C. Weiner
Jane Weissman
Eric Wollman
Rachel Wrightson
Stephanie Zacharek
Anonymous (5)

 

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