Forrest J Ackerman Forrest J. Ackerman was a dear friend of the American Cinematheque and a frequent patron. He purchased a few rows of seats in the auditorium and named them for his friends and idols of the silver screen. December 4, 2008 More

Robert Nudelman
The American Cinematheque owes much to the support of Robert Nudelman and his efforts to maintain Hollywood Boulevard's legendary movie palaces... (more) May 7, 2008

Russ Meyer:
A memorial tribute will be held at the American Cinematheque on Friday, December 10th at 7:30 PM. (click to read obituary).

Memorial For Tim Choate:
There will be a memorial from 11 AM - 1 PM at the Egyptian Theatre on October 11, 2004 for our friend, Egyptian Theatre historic tour docent Tim Choate, who died September 24th in a motorcycle accident. Tim was instrumental in helping to research the history of the Egyptian Theatre for our tours and was a founding member of our docent program. He loved the Egyptian and he adored the movies shown there. He was especially fond of Film Noir. This weekends' tours are dedicated to Tim. As an actor, Tim worked in film, theatre and television.

Lloyd E. Rigler, Cinematheque Patron Passes Away...
Memorial to be held January 18, 2004 at the Lloyd E. Rigler Theatre at the Egyptian.

Farewell To Andre
by Dennis Bartok
We’re deeply saddened by the recent death of director Andre de Toth, a longtime friend of the American Cinematheque and a member of the Board of Trustees, who passed away at his home in Burbank on Sunday, October 27th... (click to read more)

An Appreciation of Max Rosenberg
by Dennis Bartok

We’re very saddened to learn of the death of a dear friend of the American Cinematheque, legendary producer Max Rosenberg, who passed away on June 14, 2004 in Los Angeles...(click to read more)