Sign Up & Contribute
“I would like to help create a new concept of film as a living, continuously breathing thing, so you see the molecules of thought and emotion and experience working all the time, and in a kind of wonderful disorder that permits the audience to participate in creating its own order and drawing their own conclusions from what they experience ...
“I long for the day when there’s a filmmaker in every family, when communication is not limited to the word or the page, when each kid can have a crack at giving full expression to something of himself. How much richer the neighborhood would be. We should be surrounded with the materials that creative activity calls for. Imagine a society in which some neighbors build a common kiln for their ceramics; others build looms for handweaving and recapture the pure relationship with materials that the American Indians had; others build a daycare center; and others, a chamber orchestra. What a city that could be. It could be, if some of us set the foundations ...”
Watercolor by Nicholas Ray illustrating scene from WE CAN'T GO HOME AGAIN in multiple image
We need your help to support the realization of Ray’s vision.
Please contribute to the The Nicholas Ray Foundation.
As we are a 501-(c)-3 not-for-profit corporation, your contributions are tax deductible.