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thank you for your support

Thank you to everyone who supported our [NOT FOR KIDS] Film Festival Benefit + Auction on February 5, 2015 .

It was a great success! Your generous support will directly support the production of the 2015 Festival and expansion of our Film-Ed program which delivers the festival experience to students living in underprivileged communities of NYC.

As a non-profit organization, we rely on the continued support of donors like you to fund programs and events that further our mission to share intelligent, fearless and inspiring films from around the world with children and their families. Thank you for all you do to help us accomplish that goal - please know that it is deeply appreciated.

It's not too late to make a difference!

a very special thank you...

Rachel Dratch

Nicholas Lowry

support the festival

New York Int'l Children's Film Festival presents intelligent, passionate, provocative, and entertaining film programs that cultivate an appreciation for the arts, stimulate critical thought, and promote media literacy. Through its Film-Ed Program, the Festival provides quality arts experiences to young people and families with limited resources.

Your support creates countless opportunities for young people to discover new perspectives and actively engage in the arts through Festival activities. With your help in 2015, we will inspire and enrich the lives of NYC children and give them the chance to explore the world through cinema.

executive benefit committee

Barbara Norman, chair
Heather McRay
Nana Olivas-McEwen
Emily Shapiro

benefit committee

Amanda Bouquet
Scott Cohen & Anastasia Traina
Ella & Brett Leitner
Jamey MacGilvray
Elyn Rosenthal & Barry Rosenthal
Keiko Tase
Kira & Jake Wizner

host committee

Deepak Arya & Uttara Choudhury
Eric Beckman
Nikhil Bodade & Sumita Ahuja
Yvonne YF Chan & Robert H Fayne
Art Chang
Dr. Nadine Chang
Cindy Chastain & Kip Voytek
Kennedy H Cogan
Nancy Donahoe
Brooke Elkin
Stephen Gass
Sharon & Marc Gerstein
Tamiko Hershey
Ali & Bob Hoffman
Jody Holden
Cherie Jack
Kanan Joshi & Taranjit Sabharwal
Julie Just
Rachel Leventhal & Kenny Miller
Jodie Markell
Lynne McVeigh
Adam Mizel & Taunya van der Steen-Mizel
Heather Nesle
Dorie Paparo
Marni Beck Pedorella
Jennifer Rogers & Robert Carlock
Michael Rubin & Tamara Rubin
Christine Sciulli
Karen Shapiro
Guy Story
& Kerry Donahue
Steven Tabakin & Jessamyn Blakeslee
Veronica Taylor
Lorraine Toussaint
Christine Vachon

Festival board of directors

Festival board of advisors