Despite Outcry, LACMA Film Program Remains Imperiled

“The protests that saved the program included director Martin Scorsese’s open letter … 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.”

Source: Los Angeles Times 06/22/10