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A Winter of Much Content at California Film Institute

MVFF41 wrapped in mid-October, and since then, the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center has been running full steam with successful theatrical bookings and a multitude of special events to appeal to all kinds of audience members. The popular documentary Free Solo, featured at MVFF, has been drawing in huge numbers of patrons since opening […]

Fall Into Upcoming Rafael Programs!

ALEX COX PRESENTS – Nov. 14 & 15 English filmmaker Alex Cox, legendary director of the independent hits Repo Man and Sid and Nancy, will visit the Rafael to present two programs: a screening of his latest, Tombstone Rashomon, and the recent archival restoration of Dennis Hopper’s The Last Movie.       COLDPLAY: A HEAD FULL OF DREAMS – […]

Special Events Coming to the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center!

There’s lots to be excited about coming up at the Rafael! We’re importing Shakespeare and the Beatles from across the pond, hosting many filmmakers and their exciting new films, exploring the new work of a master musician, bringing back a favorite from DocLands Documentary Film Festival deeply rooted in Marin history, celebrating the life and […]

The Latest MVFF news!

MVFF41 Early Bird Ticket & Membership Packages are on sale now through August 30th – Opening Night and Closing Night Packages, Ticket 12-packs, Membership Packages, and All-Access Passes are all available now for the best deals on the hottest tickets at MVFF. All-Access Passes (Bronze and Silver) prices will increase after July 15, so be […]

DocLands: That’s A Wrap!

The second edition of the DocLands Documentary Film Festival was a great success, featuring 43 feature length and short films over four days, including 8 premieres from eleven countries. “It’s clear from the response to our second edition of DocLands that our community embraces documentary films. The diversity of programming offered festival-goers some of the best domestic […]