Support The Cinematheque

The Cinematheque is non-profit organization and registered charity dedicated to advancing the understanding and appreciation of cinema as art by bringing the very best in film culture and education to audiences of all ages.

We invite you to support The Cinematheque’s work by becoming a monthly donor or making an annual gift. Your donation will support the innovative year-round film programming and Learning & Outreach programs of Western Canada’s largest film institute.


Registered Charity #11907 5406 RR0001

Donations of $60+ will receive a tax receipt, have The Cinematheque’s bi-monthly program guide mailed to your home, and receive discounts at our concession. Donations of $600+ will also receive access to the theatre for private bookings at cost, plus all the benefits listed below.

Ways to Give

Become A Monthly Donor
A convenient, secure, and affordable way to support The Cinematheque year-round. Your donation will be automatically charged to your credit card each month, and you can stop anytime.

Make an Annual Gift
Support The Cinematheque with a one-time/annual gift.

In addition to tax receipts for all donations, donors receive benefits in appreciation of their important contribution.

Dedicate a Seat
With a $250 donation, you may dedicate a seat at The Cinematheque to show your support for the essential cinema experience, celebrate a special occasion, or honour a loved one. A custom engraved plaque will be secured to the Cinematheque seat of your choosing for a period of five years. You will receive a charitable tax receipt for the full amount of your donation. Simply fill out this form.

Whether you would like to set up a monthly contribution or make a one-time gift, making a donation to The Cinematheque is easy and secure.

Click the DONATE button below to make your donation online through Canada Helps, and receive an instant tax receipt:


Additionally, donations are also accepted:

By Mail
The Cinematheque
200–1131 Howe Street
Vancouver, BC V6Z 2L7

In Person
Visit us at the box office on regular screening nights.

By Phone
Please call us at 604 688 8202 during regular business hours.


Please contact our office at 604 688 8202 or email