We are the International Buster Keaton Society, A.KA.: The Damfinos



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The Board of Directors and Officers

The International Buster Keaton Society is a 501(c)(3) organization, with an all-volunteer board of directors and staff of officers.  

Mission Statement

  • to foster and perpetuate appreciation and understanding of the life, career and films of comedian/filmmaker Buster Keaton;
  • to advocate for historical accuracy about Keaton's life and work:
  • to encourage dissemination of information about Keaton;
  • to endorse preservation and restoration of Keaton's films and performances;
  • to do all of the above with a sense of humor that includes an ongoing awareness of the surreal and absurd joy with which Keaton made his films.