Film noir's rain-slicked streets, shadowy alleys, and sex bombs in silk peignoirs deserve a permanent place on the BIG screen. But hey, "it’s a bitter little world," and we can't do it alone. We need your donations to help us locate, restore and exhibit these films before they’re lost forever. Do it for the love of noir—but enjoy the thank-you gifts too! Take a look at the donation levels listed on the right—and select the option that's right for you!
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