Mohonk Conference

Mohonk Conference, officially titled the Conference on Regional Development of Film Centers and Services, organized by the Museum of Modern Art and the Pacific Film Archives. A national conference held February 1973 at Mohonk, NY, attended by about 30 directors of regional media programs. About 33% of participants represented organizations which were not in existence at the time of the writing of the Stanford Report (1967). Most of the participants represented foundations, universities museums and governmental entities; the alternative spaces were not represented. Conference support from Rockefeller Foundation, the John and Mary Markle Foundation and the National Endowment for the Arts. The report "The Independent Film Community" was published in 1977.