Wednesday, June 23, 2010

LACMA's film program 'still in jeopardy' (LA Times)

The protests that saved the program included director Martin Scorsese's open letter in The Times asserting the importance of movie screenings in a museum context. But despite the high-profile backdrop to their fundraising efforts, LACMA officials say that financial support — presumably from film industry figures who'd be the logical donors to an L.A. film endowment — has not materialized.
I definitely don't want to see this program go away - at least not until I've actually been to a screening. I think I'll write them a check for the $6 million right now.
Read the full article here.

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