MEMBERSHIP LEVELS AND BENEFITS

Your membership helps us serve 8,000 Bay Area students each year through CFI Education‘s free student and community programs.

CFI BENEFITS THAT COME WITH ALL MEMBERSHIP LEVELS:
  • Invitations to free member screenings and events year-round at the beautifully restored Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center
  • Access to MVFF’s hottest tickets before the general public
  • Invitation to free member screening during MVFF
  • First access to MVFF schedule online before the general public; MVFF printed schedule mailed to your home
  • Discounted ticket(s) at the Smith Rafael Film Center (see below for details)
  • Discounted beer & wine at the Smith Rafael Film Center
  • CFI film & event updates via email , and the Smith Rafael Film Center schedule mailed to you quarterly
  • Invitation to free MVFF member sneak preview event

ASSOCIATE $75

CFI BENEFITS, PLUS:
• One member-priced ticket to the Rafael films & events per visit – guests must pay regular admission
• Two invitations to free member screenings (at minimum) per year
• Enjoy fourth group member pre-sale priority for MVFF tickets

FILM FAN $125

CFI BENEFITS, PLUS:
• Two member-priced tickets to the Rafael films & events per visit – additional guests must pay regular admission prices
• Four invites to free member screenings (at minimum) per year
• Two guest vouchers to the Rafael upon joining or annual renewal
• Enjoy fourth group member pre-sale priority for MVFF tickets

GOLD STAR $250

CFI BENEFITS, PLUS:
• Two member-priced tickets to the Rafael films & events per visit – additional guests must pay regular admission prices
• Five invitations to free member screenings (at minimum) per year
• Two guest vouchers to the Rafael upon joining or renewing
• Enjoy third group member pre-sale priority for MVFF tickets
• MVFF member badge with line 2 access mailed to your home

Tax deductible portion: $90. (Based on average usage, please check with your tax consultant)

DIRECTOR’S CIRCLE $325

CFI BENEFITS, PLUS:
• Two member-priced tickets to the Rafael films and events per visit – additional guests must pay regular admission prices
• Seven invitations to free member screenings (at minimum) per year
• Two guest vouchers to the Rafael upon joining or annual renewal
• Enjoy second group member pre-sale priority for MVFF tickets
• MVFF member badge with line 2 access mailed to your home
• Invitation to the Annual Filmmaker Highlight Event with private screening & reception with special guest

Tax deductible portion: $100. (Based on average usage, please check with your tax consultant)

PREMIERE PATRON $650

CFI BENEFITS, PLUS:
• Two member-priced tickets to the Rafael films & events per visit – additional guests must pay regular admission prices
• Eight invitations to free member screenings (at minimum) per year
• Two guest vouchers to the Rafael upon joining or annual renewal
• Enjoy first group member pre-sale priority for MVFF tickets – The best pick of tickets for you, friends & family!
• MVFF member badge with line 2 access plus Filmmaker Lounge access mailed to your home
• Eight invitations to free member screenings (at minimum) per year
• Invitation to the Annual Filmmaker Highlight Event private screening & reception with special guest
• Two tickets to either the MVFF Opening Night film & gala – OR – Closing Night film & party

Tax deductible portion: $280. (Based on average usage, please check with your tax consultant)

CINEMA BENEFACTOR $1,250

CFI BENEFITS, PLUS:
• Two member-priced tickets to the Rafael films & events per visit – additional guests must pay regular admission prices
• Nine invitations to free member screenings (at minimum) per year
• Two guest vouchers to the Rafael upon joining or annual renewal
• Enjoy first group member pre-sale priority for MVFF tickets – The best pick of tickets for you, friends & family!
• MVFF member badge with line 2 access plus Filmmaker Lounge access mailed to your home
• Invitation to the Annual Filmmaker Highlight Event private screening & reception with special guest
• Two tickets to the MVFF Opening Night film & gala – AND – Closing Night film & party
• Sixteen MVFF vouchers redeemable for regularly priced Festival screenings (does not include special events)

Tax deductible portion: $600. (Based on average usage, please check with your tax consultant)

MVFF FAST PASS – $2,500 SINGLE | $5,000 DUAL

EXPERIENCE MVFF IN STYLE!
This is the only pass that allows access to star-studded events, parties, films and… everything else MVFF has to offer!

CFI BENEFITS, PLUS:
• Exclusive program reveal cocktail reception with Executive Director & Founder
• Line 1 access at MVFF screenings – best pick of seats
• All access (no tickets needed) to MVFF Tributes, Spotlights, Centerpieces, Opening & Closing Nights
• All access (no tickets needed) to MVFF films, panels, shorts, parties, brunches & receptions
• Access to lounge during MVFF – wine, snacks & conversation!
• Concierge RSVP service
• Member pre-sale period for MVFF tickets: First group for first pick of tickets for friends & family
• Annual filmmaker highlight event (private screening & reception)
• Nine invites to free member screenings year-round (at minimum)
• Recognition as a supporter in MVFF publications and on-screen year-round

Tax deductible portion: $2,100/$4,200 (Based on average usage, please check with your tax consultant)

CFI FAST PASS – $5,000 SINGLE | $10,000 DUAL

THE ULTIMATE YEAR-ROUND RED CARPET EXPERIENCE!

CFI BENEFITS, PLUS:
• Reserved seating at MVFF with RSVP (up to 15 min before)
• Exclusive program reveal cocktail reception with Executive Director & Founder
• All access (no tickets needed) to MVFF Tributes, Spotlights, Centerpieces, Opening & Closing Nights
• All access (no tickets needed) to MVFF films, panels, shorts, parties, brunches & receptions
• Access to lounge during MVFF – wine, snacks & conversation!
• Concierge RSVP service
• Member pre-sale period for MVFF tickets: First group for first pick of tickets for friends & family
• All access (no tickets needed) to CFI programmed films and events at the Rafael year-round
• Invites to exclusive film screenings and receptions year-round at the Rafael
• Annual filmmaker highlight event (private screening & reception)
• Nine invites to free member screenings year-round (at minimum)
• First entry at member screenings screenings – No waiting in lines!
• Reserved seating at Oscar Night with RSVP (up to 15 min before show)
• Recognition as a supporter in MVFF publications and on-screen year-round

Tax deductible portion: $4,500/$9,000 (Based on average usage, please check with your tax consultant)

MVFF39 MEMBER ON-SALE DATES

  • 9/11 – 2pm: Premier Patron and above
  • 9/12 – 4pm: Director’s Circle and above
  • 9/13 – 4pm: Gold Star and above
  • 9/15 – 4pm: All CFI Members
  • 9/17 – 4pm: General Public

MVFF39 SCHEDULE INFO

CFI members get the first glimpse of the MVFF39 program – schedules arrive in members’ home or business mailboxes before they are made available to the general public. Didn’t receive yours, or would like an extra to share with friends? Schedules will be available at the Rafael starting Tuesday, Sept. 13th.

Remember to save the date for the MVFF39 Member Preview on Saturday, Sept. 11 at 11am!