Partnerships

  • Academy Museum of Motion Pictures

    The Academy Museum of Motion Pictures advances the understanding, celebration, and preservation of cinema through inclusive and accessible exhibitions, screenings, programs, initiatives, and collections.

  • AWD

    Alliance of Women Directors (AWD) is a community of professionals challenging the status quo of which stories get told and by whom.

  • AFI

    The American Film Institute champions the moving image as an art form. We believe in the revolutionary power of visual storytelling to share perspectives, inspire empathy and drive culture forward.

  • AFI Movie Club

    AFI Movie Club is a program created to raise the nation’s spirits by bringing artists and audiences together – even while we are apart. The selected films are accompanied by fun facts, family-friendly discussion points and material from the AFI Archive to enrich your viewing experience.

  • American Cinematheque

    The American Cinematheque’s mission is to celebrate the experience of cinema as a moving art form. The American Cinematheque creates spaces where both the public and members of the film industry come together as a community with the common language and love of film.

  • The Film Foundation

    The Film Foundation is a nonprofit organization established in 1990 dedicated to protecting and preserving motion picture history. By working in partnership with archives and studios, the foundation has helped to restore over 850 films, which are made accessible to the public through programming at festivals, museums, and educational institutions around the world.

  • HBO Max

    During the month of September, HBO Max will feature a special collection of films directed by women.

  • Loyola Marymount University

    We create storytellers who unite the joy of artistic expression with the power of entertainment to deepen our understanding of the world and of each other.

  • NALIP

    The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP), stands as the premier Latinx and diverse media organization which aims to discover, promote and inspire Latinx content creators and diverse voices across all media platforms. NALIP serves the needs of diverse content creators including, producers, performers, writers, directors, and industry professionals.

  • The Paramount Theatre

    Opening as a vaudeville house in 1915, the Paramount Theatre soon changed with the times to become Austin’s grand movie palace. It has presented numerous world premieres independently and continues to do so in partnership with the Austin Film Society.

  • Sundance Institute

    Sundance Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to the discovery and development of independent artists and audiences. Through its programs, the Institute seeks to discover, support, and inspire independent film, media, and theatre artists from the United States and around the world, and to introduce audiences to their new work.

Events

OCTOBER 21
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LISTEN NOW TO OUR TCM PRESENTS WOMEN MAKE FILM DISCUSSION IN PARTNERSHIP WITH THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LATINO INDEPENDENT PRODUCERS (NALIP)
TCM host Jacqueline Stewart is joined by Alethea Arnaquq-Baril, the award-winning director of Angry Inuk (2016), and Rebecca Murga, director, producer and Director of the AFI Directing Workshop for Women, as they share personal stories and reflections on their experiences as female filmmakers. Then, don’t miss Alethea Arnaquq-Baril’s film Angry Inuk (2016) - Available on Watch TCM
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OCTOBER 20
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LISTEN NOW TO OUR TCM TEA WITH AWD IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ALLIANCE OF WOMEN DIRECTORS
Don't miss this personal and touching conversation as TCM Host Jacqueline Stewart is joined by Nina Collins and Kimberly Peirce as they discuss the films Losing Ground (1982) and Stop-Loss (2008).
Watch Stop-Loss (2008) airing on October 21 at 12:00AM ET as part of TCM Presents Women Make Film. 
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OCTOBER 13
7PM ET | 4PM PT
JOIN US FOR AN INSTAGRAM LIVE DISCUSSION WITH LOYOLA MARYMOUNT UNIVERSITY
TCM Host Jacqueline Stewart and Peggy Rajski, Academy Award-winning filmmaker and Dean of the School of Film and Television at LMU will discuss her remarkable career in filmmaking and LMU’s mission to create the next generation of storytellers who unite the joy of artistic expression with the power of entertainment to deepen our understanding of the world and of each other.
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OCTOBER 6
7PM ET | 4PM PT
JOIN US FOR AN INSTAGRAM LIVE DISCUSSION WITH THE NATIONAL ASSOCIATION OF LATINO INDEPENDENT PRODUCERS
TCM Host Jacqueline Stewart and Liliana Espinoza, Projects Director from NALIP, will discuss their upcoming Latino Media Fest and the impact of the LATINX voice in film and filmmaking.
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OCTOBER 3
1 PM CT
JOIN US FOR A LIVE SCREENING EVENT AT THE PARAMOUNT THEATRE IN AUSTIN, TX
Women Make Film: An Unprecedented Event Celebrating Great Women Filmmakers Throughout Movie History
In Partnership with TCM Presents Women Make Film. Don't miss this memorable event featuring a 1PM CT screening of Episode 1 from the Mark Cousins docuseries, Women Make Film: A New Road Movie Through Cinema followed by a screening of Dorothy Arzner's Merrily We Go to Hell (1932) with a special introduction from TCM Host Alicia Malone.
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SEPTEMBER 23
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SMOOTH TALK: A DISCUSSION WITH LAURA DERN, JOYCE CHOPRA, AND JOYCE CAROL OATES
Moderated by TCM Host Alicia Malone
Sponsored by TCM & Presented by HBO and the New York Film Festival
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SEPTEMBER 22
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LISTEN NOW TO OUR TCM TEA WITH AWD IN PARTNERSHIP WITH ALLIANCE OF WOMEN DIRECTORS
Don't miss this memorable conversation as TCM Host Jacqueline Stewart is joined by Julie Dash for a discussion around her film, Daughters of the Dust (1991), airing on September 23 at 2:30AM ET as part of TCM Presents Women Make Film.
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SEPTEMBER 19
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LISTEN NOW TO WOMEN MAKE FILM: An American Cinematheque Symposium
Moderated by TCM Host Jacqueline Stewart, this symposium of four celebrated women directors (Cheryl Dunye, Debra Granik, Amy Seimetz and Lulu Wang) explores the art & craft of filmmaking, the state of the movie industry and where they find inspiration.
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SEPTEMBER 15
7PM ET | 4PM PT
JOIN US FOR AN INSTAGRAM LIVE DISCUSSION WITH THE ACADEMY MUSEUM OF MOTION PICTURES
TCM Host Alicia Malone & Jenny He, Exhibitions Curator from the Academy Museum, discuss the social impact of films and Harlan County U.S.A. (1976).
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Resources

A global, virtual gathering of those who love the movies. AFI Movie Club is open to everyone and allows you to enjoy selected films that are accompanied by material from the AFI Archive to enrich your viewing experience.
The National Association of Latino Independent Producers (NALIP) is proud to offer scholarships to emerging content creators for the organization’s staple events through the Emerging Content Creators Inclusion Initiative (ECCII). Apply for the opportunity to attend incredible events like the Latino Media Fest, Diverse Women in Media Forum, and NALIP Media Summit free of charge.
In 2003, The Film Foundation joined forces with the National Film Preservation Foundation to create the Avant-Garde Masters Grants, the first grant program targeting the preservation of masterworks of American experimental cinema. The awards have made it possible for filmmakers to partner with archives to preserve their works as they were intended to be seen. Each grant not only protects the film with a new preservation master but also provides for new copies for study and exhibition.
The Story of Movies is a FREE interdisciplinary film literacy program for classroom use, created and distributed by The Film Foundation.
a searchable storehouse of opportunities and programs available to U.S.-based artists from underrepresented communities. Look around, use our filters to narrow your search, and enjoy!