• 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.


    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.

Upcoming Events

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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JOIN US FOR 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.


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.
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