Last night, we went to LACMA and handed out information sheets -- with names, e-mail addresses, etc. (see below). Everyone was very supportive of the effort to keep films at LACMA--except the security guards who told us that we had to leave "private" property and stand on the sidewalk.
Here is a good article: http://www.laobserved.com/intell/2009/07/lacma_abandons_film.php
And, here are some handy names/e-mails to write to:
LACMA Board of Directors
Michael Govan, Director
Melody Kanschat, President
Andrew Gordon, Chair
William Howard Ahmanson, Vice Chair
Lynda Resnick, Vice Chair
Terry Semelm, Vice Chair
Ann Rowland, CFO
LA County Supervisors
Mark Ridley Thomas, 2nd District
(LACMA’s in his district)
Gloria Molina, 1st District
Zev Yaroslavsky, 3rd District
Don Knabe, 4th District
Michael Antonovich, 5th District firstname.lastname@example.org
CONSIDERING membership or renewal???
Let them know that you will NOT renew and will CANCEL your membership if the film program dies.
Assoc. VP, Membership
Pond·ering sixty years of art history
1 day ago