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Make an Educational Gift

Checkerboard films make wonderful gifts to friends, family, museums, libraries, and one's alma mater. Whether you choose one of your personal favorites or a series of films, they are a welcome addition to a school library or to art and architecture professors who use them as teaching tools in the classroom. Please feel free to browse our library or contact us for suggestions.

Make A Donation

If you would like to support our mission of documenting the American arts for educational purposes, we welcome contributions of any denomination throughout the year. And we thank you in advance for your generosity!

Job Opportunities

FILM PRODUCTION INTERNSHIP: Each semester, Checkerboard looks to recruit an intern who wants to gain experience in documentary production and non-profit administration to assist us with our principal activities. For information on our next program, email us at

Checkerboard Film Foundation is a non-profit documentary film production company founded in 1979.

We document living artists who have made important contributions to the American arts. Our mission is educational and archival.

Current Films In Production

Vija Celmins

Vladimir Kagan

Jack Youngerman

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