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Public and Private Funders

Film Forum thanks all of the generous supporters to our annual operating budget.
July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021

We make every attempt to acknowledge our donors accurately. If you find an error, or have any questions, please contact Lynn Chang, Individual Giving Associate at (212) 627-2035 x216 or lynn@filmforum.org.

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.  
 

National Endowment for the Arts
New York City Department of Cultural Affairs, Gonzalo Casals, Commissioner, In Partnership with the City Council
New York City Council Speaker Corey Johnson
New York State Council on the Arts with the support of Governor Andrew M. Cuomo and the NYS Legislature
Small Business Administration Paycheck Protection Program

CORPORATE SPONSORS

Support for Film Forum’s memberships for students, seniors, and people with disabilities is provided, in part, by:

conEdison.
 

PRIVATE CONTRIBUTORS

$500,000 - $600,000
The Charles & Lucille King Family Foundation
The Harry S. Thomson Foundation
Anonymous

$150,000 - $499,999
CBRAT Foundation
The Kaplen Brothers Fund
Ostrovsky Family Fund

$50,000 - $149,999
GS Gives / Matt McClure
Alex Katz Foundation
Wendy Keys / Donald A. Pels Charitable Trust
Levy-Horowitz Foundation
Samuel I. Newhouse Foundation
Max Rifkind-Barron / The Robert Gore Rifkind Foundation
Ingrid Scheib-Rothbart
Anonymous

$15,000 - $49,999
Frank J. Anelante
Hugo Barreca / The Double R Foundation
J. Kerry Clayton & Paige Royer / The Clayton-Royer Family Foundation
Karen Crennan & Allen Toman
Helen Frankenthaler Foundation
Horace W. Goldsmith Foundation
Alba Greco & Roger Garcia
Mary W. Harriman Foundation
Maureen Hayes / Hayes Family Fund
Roni Horn
Alan & Lauren Klein
Francis McDormand & Joel Coen
Katie Model / Leo Model Foundation
John Mulaney
Ruth A. Nordenbrook
Robert Jolin Osborne Trust
Daniel Palladino & Amy Sherman-Palladino
Roberta Schneiderman
Cindy Sherman
Stella M. Strazdas & Hank Forrest
The Winston Foundation
Fred Wistow
Anonymous

$10,000 - $14,999
Adam Bartos / Pannonia Foundation
Gray Coleman
Consolidated Edison Company of New York, Inc.
Robert & Lenore Davis
Ella M. Foshay
Francis Levy & Hallie Cohen
Natasha Lyonne
Rose Ostrovsky
Nancy Sidewater Foundation
Anonymous

$5,000 - $9,999
Ad Hoc Foundation, Inc.
The Altschul Foundation
Robert E. Appel
Stuart S. Applebaum
Jim Chervenak
Aaron Edison
G&S Foundation
Stuart Gelwarg & Karen Lipkind
André Gregory & Cindy Kleine
Ethan Hawke in Honor of River Pheonix
Famke Janssen
Lemberg Foundation
Liman Foundation
Richard L. & Ronay Menschel
Frederick Meyer
Rohauer Collection Foundation, Inc.
Leonora M. Shelsey
Anna A. Sui
Susan Stein Shiva Foundation
Michael Sternberg & Donna Green
Toby Talbot
Pierre Tonachel
Anonymous

$2,500 - $4,999
Austin B. Chinn
Jeanne Donovan Fisher
Susan & Thomas Dunn
Ev & Lee
Peter Feinstein
Robert Fleisher & Darsha Primich
Adaline H. Frelinghuysen
Laurel Gonsalves
Grace R. & Alan D. Marcus Foundation
The Michael Hausman / Filmhaus Foundation Inc.
Timothy Hughes
Diane Jacobs
Fred M. Kaplan
Kino Lorber, Inc.
Lambert Family Foundation
Hely Lima & Herbert Zohn
Robert Littman
Joseph McEwen
Timothy A. Robert & Catherine Stolz-Robert
Alfred & Ann Ruesch
Ira Sachs & Boris Torres
Steve Schrader & Lucy Kostelanetz
Dr. P. R. Sundaresan
Robert & Virginia Walther
Anonymous (2)

$1,000 - $2,499
Michael Badalucco & Brenda Heyob
Mary Lee Baranger
Patricia Begley & George H. Beane
Sara Bershtel
Jack & Annis Bowen Foundation
Vivian Bower & Lawrence Shainberg
Robert Brenner
Barbara H. Chacour
Andrew H. Chapman
Diana Childress
Sandra M. & Thomas G. Christie
Jeanne Collins & John Elderfield
Jeffrey Cranor
Deerdodds Fund
Mark T. Dibattista & Wendy K. Haley
Daniel DiPietro
Bernard D'Orazio
Derreth C. Duncan
Paul A. Ferrara
Film Movement
Carol Flaton
Focus Features
Gisela H. Gamper
Stephen B. Garrett
Alex Gibney
Jonathan Goldberg & Michael T. Murphy
Joan Greenfield & Dominique Singer
Warren & Andrea Grover
Catherine Gund
Stephen Henderson & James LaForce
David N. Herskovits
Ted D. Hicks
Jennifer Hobbs & Laurie Arbeiter
Hope Foundation
Scott Isler & Laura Picone
Nicole Israel & Josh Kaufman
Paul W. Jackel & Nancy Grubb
Peter Jaszi & Sheryl Gilbert
Kent W. Jones
Wayne S. Kabak & Marsha Berkowitz
Maira Kalman
Frances Kazan
Rosalind Keiser
The Kite Key Foundation
The KMC Foundation
Ginger Knickman
Hans Koch
Catherine Kord
Robert Krulak
Robert Kulach
Gina Leonetti
Richard H. Levy & Lorraine Gallard
Clea Lewis


Douglas Liebhafsky
Richard Lorber & Dovie F. Wingard
Love, Light, and Namaste Fund
Lawrence Luhring & Lucrecia Zappi
Michael Marino & Cooper Wright
Alan Markowitz
Esti Marpet
Peter Mensch
Alvin & Louise Myerberg Family Foundation
The Dorothy & Mark Nelkin Charitable Fund
Fredric Nelson
Amy D. Newman & Bud Shulman
Adam Offenhartz
John Orberg
Michael & Daniella Plottel
Seth Pomerantz
Craig P. Risinger
Rosemary A. Rotondi
Alexander S. Rower
Philip Rubin & Lauren Morfoot
Caroline Samuels & Michael Sturmer
Edward Schenck & Sarah Walsh
Steven Schlossstein
The Rhoda & Louis Scovell Charitable Foundation Fund
Jennifer M. Shotwell
Peter & Courtney Simon
Richard P. Sloan
Anne E. Smith
Brian S. Sokoloff
Stephen L. Spiegel
Bill Thurston
Stephen Tilly & Elizabeth Martin
David Toberisky
Emily Toder
Brenda Tong
Joel S. Truman
John & Katherine Turturro
Anthony Verruso
Isabelle Wald
Marc Waldor
Griselda Warr
Marc N. Weiss & Nancy Meyer
Marci Windsheimer
Wolf Run Foundation
Zachary E. Woolfe
Ivan D. Zimmerman & Taryn Higashi
Laurence Zuckerman
David & Monica Zwirner
Anonymous (4)

$500 - $999
Richard Abramowitz
Jade Albert & Jonathan Segal
Robert Alpert & Marcia Eisenberg
Philip Aromando III
Gail Aronow
Paul Athanas
Carolyn Benbow
Marc Berenzweig
Creighton Blinn In loving memory of Elizabeth Hood Cate
Valerie M. Block
Lillian C. Boyle
Elizabeth A. R. & Ralph S. Brown
David M. Bushler
Charles M. Carberry & Kathleen Dunne
Christopher Cardona & Catherine W. Sumner
Mark J. Catalano
Daniel M. Cogan
Jane D. Coleman
Michael Colford
Cedomir Crnkovic
Andy Davis
Anne Debevoise
Francois deMenil
Danielle Dimston
Henry Elghanayan & Nancy Newman
Stewart A. & Rhoda Farber
William L. Farris
Elizabeth Ferando
George Fertig
Daniel Fleschner
Karen Franck
Devon S. Fredericks & Eli Zabar
Todd Gaffney
Jane Gaines
Henry Goldberg
James Gould
Jeff R. Gutterman
Nicole Hartnett
Kathy Hatab
Marjorie Heins
Georgia Hubley & Ira Kaplan
Susan Justman
Gary Kahn
Susan E. Katz
Richard Kayne & C. M. Pyle
Louise Kerz Hirschfeld
Robert Knuts
Richard C. Ledes
Susan Lee
Robbie Lee
Irving B. Lerner
Elaine Lippman
Mary Lumet
Barbara J. Lydon
Edward & Mary Maguire


Kathleen & John Malast
Marble Fund, Inc.
Thomas E. Martin
Marie Martinez-Wolcott
Roberto Mendez
Stephin R. Merritt
Robyn F. Mewshaw
Joyce Miller
William Miller
Elizabeth Morrill
Jeffrey & Henna Moskin
Monica Murphy & William R. Wasik
Jennifer A. Murray
New York University
Lee J. Orloff
Robert O. Owens & Eve Klein
Deborah L. Paul
Mark Penberthy
Jonathan Plasse
Dale L. Ponikvar
Karen Rabe
Christina Reik
Linda & Norman Reimer
Michael Rhoades
Dylan Roddick
Anne Rosen & Andre Spears
Megan Rutherford & Alfred S. Graham
Val Schaffner
Shelley D. Schorsch
Frank Schramm
Barry F. Schwartz
Sherry Schwartz
Peter Scibetta
Robert M. Searcy
Hannah P. Shostack
Tina Silvestri & David Pugh
Angela N. Solomon
Shelley Sonenberg
Jeffrey Sosnick & Albert A. Carucci
Lisa Stokes
Michael Stringer
Mark P. Sullivan
The Dammann Fund, Inc.
Robert C. Tuschman
Charles T. Urban
Joyce Van Patten
Nathan E. Velasquez
Louis F. Vernacchio Jr.
Lise Vogel
David Wah
Wave Farm
Richard Weigand
Linda Worrell
Anonymous (4)

$250 - $499
Jan Albert & Dick Demenus
Clinton Alford
Emerson Allen
Joan Alsop
Ann I. Alter & Herbert H. Alter
Michael & Christine Augenbraun
Elizabeth Baker
Steven J. Banilower
William Barrett
Amy Berkov
Sheila Biddle
Haley Binn
Pamela & Jack Bolen in Memory of Helen Hellman
Edith Bolton
Joseph L. Braun
Beverly Brown & Doug Breitbart
Jeffrey Brown & Elise Jaffe
Lawrence Bukzin & Jeffrey F. Hooper
Samuel Butler
Timothy Byrne
Kathleen Calivo
Caplan Family Foundation, Inc.
Steven Carmona
Elizabeth A. Castelli
Lauren Cerand
Michael Charles
Barbara Chernow
Edward Chin
Steve Coats
Richard Coffman
Margaret Conklin
Alice Connorton
Gio Crisafulli
Catherine Culver
Richard H. Daniel
Simon Dasher
Andrew P. & Jessie Davis
Michael J. Davis in Memory of Anne Davis
Charles L. DeFanti
Grant Delin
Urcella Di Pietro
Donald F. Donahue
Sally & Joe Dorsten
Cathy Drew
Jennifer Egan
David Ellis
Gail Erickson
Thomas N. & Miriam H. Farmakis
Katherine Ferrara
Ron Finkelstein
Tim Flink
Sandy Flitterman-Lewis & Joel Lewis
Erica G. Foldy
Tom Fontana
David S. Frankel
John Frankfurt
Edith F. Fried
Warren Garrison
Newsha Ghodsi
Don Gibson
Cathe Giffuni
David L. Goldsmith
Ellen Goodman
Janice Gray
Stanley Greenberg
Caitlin Halligan
Alan J. & Paula B. Halperin
John Hamilton
Rebecca Harrington
Clark Henderson
Odie Henderson
Kim D. Hendrickson
Michael J. Heneghan
Jonathan Hock
Shelley Holm
Edward L. Jackson & Carol A. Forget
Gary J. Jacobson
Robert Jeffrey
Mary S. Jemail in Memory of Steven Lytinen
Michael Kahn
Cathy K. Kaufman
Leslie Kazon
Michele Kenner
Sam Kerbel
Rachel S. Klein
Sadie Kleinman
Valerie Klobe
Paul & Anne L. Koenig
Lewis Kruger
Mark Landers
Thomas Larson in Memory of Danice Fink
John Laughlin
Gail LeBoff
David Lerner & Lorren Erstad
Anthony Leventhal
Mark Levine
Ann D. Levy
Lawrence Loewinger & Julie Gross
Paul Maia
Anne Kriken Mann


Scott Manzler
Ralph Martin & Christina Eisenbeis
Michael J. Matcovich
Lynn Mautner
Loring McAlpin
Michael E. McGrath
Timothy M. McLaughlin
Linda Meaney & Elliott Goldberg
Alan L. Mendelsohn
Mitchell R. Metcalf
Allan D. Miller
Martin R. Miller
Jesse Millward
David E. Monaco
Tatiana Monastyrskaya
Gary Mongiovi
Morris Foundation, Inc.
Constance Mortell
Gail Nayowith
John L. & Shula Nemec
Network for Good, Inc.
Kathryn Nilsson Reichert
Elizabeth Olmsted & Randall K. Kau
Nancy Olsen
Mr. and Ms. Jeffrey C. O'Malley
Lois Padawer
Kevin R. Parks in Memory of Bob Parks
Margaret B. Parsons
Farley W. Pennington
Joy Pereths
Elise Pettus
Matthew Phillips
Bruce Polsky
Barbara Probst
Alden Finch Prouty
Steven Rabinowitz
William F. Raia
Honora Raphael & Jetta Weinstein
Maggie Ann Re
Thomas J. Reid
Sanford Reikes
Patrick Reisinger
Bart D. Reiss
Julia S. Robbins
Raymond Rogers
Katie Rogin
Michael Rosenfeld
Peter Rosenstein
Mark Rossier
Ann Rudovsky
Peter Rudoy
Lynne A. Sachs
Julie Salamon & William Abrams
Stephen Schaefer
Jeffrey Scheuer
Joan Rosenthal & Frederick Schiff
Roslyn Schloss
Thelma C. Schoonmaker
Ismar & Sally Schorsch
Susan Schuur
Edward Seidel
Leila Shakkour & Mike Thorne
Claire M. Shanley
David M. Shanton
Bennett Shapiro & Fredericka Foster
Monica Shapiro
Karen Shatzkin & Mike Brecher
Sandy Shin
Sheri Shipe
Andrea Simon in Honor of Thomas Elsaesser
Jamil Simon
Sharon J. Simpson
E.J. Sims & Ken Kobland
Ken Small
Danny Smight
Mary I. Smith
Dan Sotirescu & So Hyang Park
Charles J. Sperling
Theo E. Spilka
Philip Stafford
David Stonehill
Judith Stonehill
Julie Tan
Annie Thomas & David H. Kirkwood
Howard Tucker
Jean Vallier
Perry L. & Jen D. van der Meer
Nicholas J. Vendetti
Kenneth M. Vittor
Adrienne M. Ward
Thomas G. Weaver
Lewis Weinfeld
Eric Wollman
Michael Wood
Zach Woods
Chialing Yang
David Yassky
Ralf C. Zimmermann
Anonymous (7)

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