NOTE: Due to Covid-19, the only way to purchase tickets this year is online via 

MON. SEPT. 14     4:00 – 8:00 pm – Premiere Patron and above
TUES. SEPT. 15    4:00 – 8:00 pm – Director’s Circle and above
WEDS. SEPT. 16   4:00 – 8:00 pm – All CFI members
FRI. SEPT. 18        4:00 – 8:00 pm – General public


[email protected]  |  877.874.MVFF (6833)


Per online film stream:
$8.99 General  |  $7.49  CFI Members


Select the Print-at-Home option when purchasing tickets online. Either print your ticket at home or show it on your mobile device at the drive-in for scanned entry.


There is no Will Call or Rush ticketing this year.


Gates typically open two hours before showtime. Admission is first come, first serve.

  • Patrons must stay in their cars at all times, except when using the restroom.
  • Patrons must wear a mask and practice 6’ social distancing when not inside their vehicle.
  • Please be considerate of our neighbors by not honking your horn unless it is an emergency.
  • Please keep headlights and interior lights off during the program.
  • Parking space saving is not allowed.
  • Outside food and non-alcoholic beverages are permitted.
  • The use of cameras and other recording equipment is strictly prohibited during all screenings and programs.
  • Take refuse with you as you exit.
  • Smoking / vaping of any kind is prohibited.

Please do not park in a reserved space unless it has been arranged for you. We will release reserved spaces whenever possible.

MVFF is committed to accommodating audience members with disabilities, offering early entry as needed at drive-in screenings. For assistance, please notify theater staff on site. Drive-in venues and their bathrooms are wheelchair accessible. Assisted-listening devices are available at all theaters. If you require effective communication in the form of an ASL interpreter, please contact us at [email protected] at least 10 days prior to the screening you’re attending.

We welcome and encourage your feedback. For any accessibility-related questions and/or additional needs, please contact us at [email protected].



The Mill Valley Film Festival is committed to providing guests with a safe and enjoyable experience. We also appreciate, respect and honor the vibrant diversity of our world community of guests.

We are committed to a festival environment that is free of harassment and discrimination based on sex, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, race, national origin, religion, class, age and physical or mental disability. We reserve the right to revoke access to festival events and venues for those who engage in such conduct.

If you have an experience while attending the festival that violates this expression of commitment, you can reach out to us directly at [email protected].

Our partner, Community Violence Solutions, provides a 24-hour, 7-day a week crisis hotline to help sexual assault victims. Call 1-800-670-7273.

Consent to be photographed/filmed: California Film Institute and its representatives may photograph, film, and/or otherwise record attendees at all festival activities. By attending, you consent to such photography, filming, and/or recording and to any use in any and all media throughout the universe in perpetuity and without compensation for the use of your appearance, voice, and name for promotional and/or advertising, or any other purpose by California Film Institute and its affiliates and representatives.