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35mm, 70mm, nitrate, state-of-the-art digital. Q&As, retrospectives, double-features, triple-features, marathons. We’re a year-round film festival. There’s something for everyone in our programming lineup.
Everything we do is rooted in the collective, communal experience of the movies and bringing people together around the cinematic arts. Your membership ensures access to that experience is available to everyone and includes a number of personal benefits.
The American Cinematheque is a member-donor-volunteer supported 501(c)(3) non-profit arts organization whose mission is to celebrate the experience of cinema.
40 years of American Cinematheque film programming….and counting. Dive into the AC Vault to discover past Q&As and clips from our vast and newly digitized archives, old calendars and programs, new podcasts, conversations and much more.
Since it began screening films to the public in 1985, the American Cinematheque has provided diverse film programming and immersive in-person discussions and events with thousands of filmmakers and luminaries, presenting new and repertory cinema to Los Angeles.
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*Movie Palace-Level Membership ($10,000) is an exclusive membership tier for those looking to take their membership to the next level. It includes your name in our pre-show, reserved seating, concierge member service, and other benefits.
The AC’s dynamic year-round programming offers immersive film experiences, in-person filmmaker conversations, and uniquely curated series with over 1,000 public events per year. Donations support:
The AC prides itself as being a filmmakers’ exhibitor, with the ability to screen all film formats, from rare Nitrate to 70mm to 6Track Mag and more, as well as State-of-the-Art Digital. Donations go towards:
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