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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.
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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The AC strives to be the ultimate exhibition space where people can gather and celebrate the magic of the movies. Everything we do is rooted in the collective, communal experience of the movies and bringing people together around the cinematic arts.
Memberships includes a number of benefits. Learn more about the Member Levels and Benefits below. All Memberships have a Gift Membership purchase option.
For any questions (or just to say hello!) you can contact our Membership Desk by emailing [email protected] You can also visit our Membership FAQs page.
$85 per year
$155 per year
$400 per year
$1,200 per year
All included benefits plus the following:
$5,000 per year
The American Cinematheque Movie Palace Membership 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. Please email [email protected] to learn more.
Memberships also make great gifts for film enthusiasts! Please select the Membership Tier and then click on the GIVE AS GIFT option.
You'll then receive a coupon code that you can print or forward to the gift recipient - they'll be able to use that code to redeem their membership on our website.
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