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Film Forum is the only autonomous, full-time nonprofit cinema in New York City.
We raise $1.7 million annually (more than one-third of our total $5 million budget) from contributions.

See below for a variety of ways to support Film Forum.
Your gift is tax-deductible to the full extent provided by law.

Film Forum qualifies for most corporate matching gift programs. Please inquire with your employer.

Complete list of major public and private funders

Film Forum 50

FILM FORUM 50As we are approaching our 50th anniversary in 2020, we are raising $6 million to:

• Build a 4th screen
• Renovate our theaters
• Grow our endowment

More info.


Put Movies on Our Screens

NOT FAKE NEWSGifts of any amount help Film Forum continue to take risks with innovative and challenging programming. More info.

Donate Now to FF’s annual operations.

Industry Council

INDUSTRY COUNCILPlease contact Development Director Denyse Reed (, or call at 212-627-2035 EXT 225 for details and benefits of your business sponsoring events at Film Forum.

Endowment Fund

FILM FORUM CAMPAIGN FOR THE FUTUREHelp ensure Film Forum’s continued success for years to come. More info.

See a list of all donors to the endowment.
Donate Now to the Endowment Fund
($1,000 & above suggested).

Fiscal Sponsorship

FISCAL SPONSORSHIPFiscal sponsorship allows filmmakers to solicit and receive tax deductible in support of a specific project, without having to create a 501 (c) (3) non-profit corporation. NB: Film Forum does not provide funding to filmmakers. More info.

Donate to a fiscally sponsored film.


Membership Card

Become a Film Forum member and enjoy the best deal in town - $9 tickets vs. $15 at full price! More info.

Buy a new membership.
Renew your existing membership.
Buy a gift membership.