Arts, Culture, Humanities : Performing Arts

American Cinematheque

Providing Southern California audiences with the broadest possible movie-going opportunities

three stars

83.35

6712 Hollywood Boulevard Hollywood, CA 90028
tel: (323) 461-2020   Web Site
EIN: 95-3902004

Board Leadership
Mark Badagliacca
Chairman

CEO
Barbara Zicka Smith
CEO

  Score
(out of 100)
Rating
Overall Score & Rating 83.35 three stars
  Financial 84.83 three stars
  Accountability & Transparency 82.00 three stars
This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.

The American Cinematheque is a viewer-supported cultural organization dedicated exclusively to the public presentation of the moving picture in all its forms. The Cinematheque presents the best of film and video - ranging from the classics to the outer frontiers of the art form. The American Cinematheque was created in 1981 to honor and promote America's indigenous art form -- the moving picture; to present the full range of film and video, not otherwise available, to the widest possible audience; to establish a forum for an on-going dialogue between filmmakers and filmgoers; to provide a high profile exhibition facility for other independent film and video organizations; and to encourage and support new talent by creating a showcase for their work.

The American Cinematheque is a viewer-supported cultural organization dedicated exclusively to the public presentation of the moving picture in all its forms. The Cinematheque presents the best of film and video - ranging from the classics to the outer frontiers of the art form. The American Cinematheque was created in 1981 to honor and promote America's indigenous art form -- the moving picture; to present the full range of film and video, not otherwise available, to the widest possible audience; to establish a forum for an on-going dialogue between filmmakers and filmgoers; to provide a high profile exhibition facility for other independent film and video organizations; and to encourage and support new talent by creating a showcase for their work.

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Financial

three stars

84.83

Accountability & Transparency

three stars

82.00

This rating was published 03/01/2020 and includes data from FY2018, the most recent 990 received at that time.
Overall Rating Chart
  Program Expenses
(Percent of the charity's total expenses spent on the programs
and services it delivers)
87.1%
  Administrative Expenses 9.0%
  Fundraising Expenses 3.8%
  Fundraising Efficiency $0.10
  Working Capital Ratio (years) 0.74
  Program Expenses Growth 4.3%
  Liabilities to Assets 63.6%
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Cinematheque on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
All data for Financial Performance Metrics calculations was provided by American Cinematheque on recent 990s filed with the IRS.
REVENUE  
Contributions  
   Contributions, Gifts & Grants $208,816
   Federated Campaigns $0
   Membership Dues $151,760
   Fundraising Events $759,669
   Related Organizations $0
   Government Grants $0
Total Contributions $1,120,245
   Program Service Revenue $1,340,529
Total Primary Revenue $2,460,774
   Other Revenue $841,916
TOTAL REVENUE $3,302,690
   
EXPENSES  
   Program Expenses $3,180,718
   Administrative Expenses $432,225
   Fundraising Expenses $228,390
TOTAL FUNCTIONAL EXPENSES $3,841,333
   
Payments to Affiliates $0
Excess (or Deficit) for the year $-538,643
   
Net Assets $2,454,633

Charts

Compensation % of Expenses Paid to Title
$76,399 1.98% Barbara Zicka Smith CEO

Mission

The American Cinematheque is a viewer-supported cultural organization dedicated exclusively to the public presentation of the moving picture in all its forms. The Cinematheque presents the best of film and video - ranging from the classics to the outer frontiers of the art form. The American Cinematheque was created in 1981 to honor and promote America's indigenous art form -- the moving picture; to present the full range of film and video, not otherwise available, to the widest possible audience; to establish a forum for an on-going dialogue between filmmakers and filmgoers; to provide a high profile exhibition facility for other independent film and video organizations; and to encourage and support new talent by creating a showcase for their work.

Highly Rated

Charity Name & State Overall Score Overall Rating
American Cinematheque (CA) 83.35 three stars
Brooklyn Academy of Music (NY) 85.14 three stars
Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts (VA) 93.34 four stars
Two River Theater Company (NJ) 90.78 four stars
Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts (MO) 89.85 three stars

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Charity Contact Info

American Cinematheque
6712 Hollywood Boulevard
Hollywood, CA 90028
tel: (323) 461-2020
fax: (323) 461-9737
EIN: 95-3902004

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Board Leadership

Mark Badagliacca
Chairman

CEO

Barbara Zicka Smith
CEO