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The California Film Institute celebrates and promotes film as art and education. Through our three core programs, the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, the Mill Valley Film Festival and CFI Education, we present the best in independent and international cinema to over 180,000 film lovers each year.

As one of the largest cultural nonprofit organizations in the Bay Area, CFI relies on the generosity of its community to thrive. Here are a few ways you can support CFI:

Please make a donation to CFI today. Your can make a secure donation online by clicking on the donate button below or by contacting Liana Bender, Development Director, at or (415) 526-5838. 

All donations to the California Film Institute are tax-deductible to the extent allowable by law.

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