Community Giving

COMMUNITY OUTREACH
As part of our mission, Fresno Filmworks believes that cinema can play an essential role in learning and understanding within our multicultural community. To connect with the many underserved audiences in the Central Valley – especially youth – we created a community outreach program in 2014. The program offers complimentary tickets for up to 200 participants to join us at the historic Tower Theatre for a night of movies and discussion.

Groups we have served include:
Armenian Studies Program – Fresno State
Big Brothers Big Sisters Central California
Central High School – French Corps
CineCulture – Fresno State
Community Center for the Arts & Technology
Edison High School – Language Arts classes
Fresno Boys and Men of Color
Fresno City College – Asian American Studies Program
Fresno City College – Film Studies Program
Fresno High School – IB Program
Fresno Pacific University – Communication Program
Roosevelt High School – School of the Arts
Sunnyside High School – Video Production Academy
Youth Orchestras of Fresno

Contact board member Jefferson Beavers if your group would like to be considered.

COMMUNITY DONATIONS
Collaboration with diverse community organizations is also part of our mission. We offer complementary tickets to help support the fundraising efforts of groups like the following:

Central California Asian Pacific Women
Central Valley Children’s Services Network
Centro la Familia
Clovis Boys & Girls Club
EPU Children’s Center
Fresno Barrios Unidos
Fresno Center for Nonviolence
Fresno Free College Foundation – KFCF 88.1 FM
Fresno Petanque Club
Fresno Reel Pride
Friends of the Fresno County Public Library
L’Alliance Francaise de Fresno
Manchester GATE
Palm Village Senior Network
Resources for Independence – Central Valley
Unitarian Universalist Church of Fresno
Valley Public Radio – FM 89

Contact board member Linda Knight if your organization would like to be considered.

Every second Friday of the month, Fresno Filmworks screens first-run independent and international movies at the historic Tower Theatre.