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Jason Blum, Blumhouse to Be Honored With American Cinematheque’s Power of Cinema Award

The American Cinematheque will honor Blumhouse and its founder and CEO Jason Blum with the 2022 Power of Cinema Award. The award will be presented at American Cinematheque’s annual benefit on Nov. 17, where Ryan Reynolds will be recognized with the 36th annual American Cinematheque Award. “Jason Blum and Blumhouse are ideal recipients of the […]

American Cinematheque Adds Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav as New Board Member

The American Cinematheque has tapped Warner Bros. Discovery CEO David Zaslav as its newest board member. “We are so pleased to have David join the Board of Directors. He brings a strategic perspective that will add to the growth of our film programming and especially with the AC’s expansion into educational initiatives and archive content […]

Ryan Reynolds to Receive American Cinematheque Award

Ryan Reynolds has a big date with American Cinematheque on Nov. 17. The actor, writer, producer, entrepreneur and beloved movie star will be honored with a career retrospective as the 36th recipient of the American Cinematheque Award at the org’s gala dinner at the Beverly Hilton. The event serves as the annual fundraiser for the […]

Participant to Receive American Cinematheque’s Power of Cinema Award

The American Cinematheque has set another honoree for its Nov. 18 gala, confirming media company Participant to receive the Power of Cinema Award presented by Hill Valley. Participant CEO David Linde will accept the award on behalf of the Jeff Skoll-founded company during the ceremony at which Scarlett Johansson will be feted with the 35th […]

Scarlett Johansson to Receive American Cinematheque Honor

Scarlett Johansson has a date with American Cinematheque on Nov. 18. The actress, who is prepping for the July 9 global launch of Black Widow, the stand-alone Marvel installment starring her character, Natasha Romanoff, from the Avengers, will be feted with the 35th American Cinematheque Award during the organization’s gala at the Beverly Hilton in […]

After Netflix Deal, American Cinematheque Hires Executive Director, Adds Three Board Members (Exclusive)

"If we had not sold the Egyptian to Netflix, given the pandemic, we would have been out of business," says Ken Scherer, the nonprofit's newly appointed executive director, during a conversation with his newly promoted deputy Gwen Deglise and board chairman Rick Nicita.

‘Bombshell’ Star Charlize Theron Roasted, Toasted at American Cinematheque Awards

'Bombshell' star Charlize Theron accepted the American Cinematheque Award at the end of a long and raucous celebration of her career on Friday night at the Beverly Hilton.

Charlize Theron on the Fight for Financing and Her Transformation for ‘Bombshell’

The actress, who will accept the American Cinematheque Award on Friday night, talks about morphing into Megyn Kelly for Jay Roach's film about the 2017 sexual harassment scandal at Fox News and the debate over whether #MeToo has gone too far.

Lady Gaga Celebrates Bradley Cooper’s Risk-Taking at American Cinematheque Gala

Lady Gaga, Jennifer Garner, Sean Penn and Patricia Clarkson were among those who paid tribute to 'Star is Born' actor-director Bradley Cooper at the 2018 American Cinematheque Award gala.

American Cinematheque Chief Reflects on Egyptian Theater’s Legacy, Rediscovering ‘2001: A Space Odyssey’

As Hollywood's iconic Egyptian Theater celebrates its 20th anniversary this month, Barbara Smith is set to retire as the American Cinematheque's executive director, a post she's held since 1993.

Dolby’s Doug Darrow to Receive American Cinematheque’s Sid Grauman Award

The Sid Grauman Award will be presented at the American Cinematheque gala in the fall.

American Film Institute to Honor Cinematographer Rachel Morrison

She has been selected to receive the Franklin J. Schaffner Alumni Medal.