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Become a member! Get 20% off membership just in time to Celebrate the Rafael’s 20th Anniversary

Members make this all possible! Join this vibrant and culturally involved community and experience a year of the best in film.

Members have shaped CFI into what it is today. As a 501(c)(3) arts non profit, your membership supports programs which reach over 200,000 members of our community, including free education for over 7,000 students each year.
We strive to advance the expression of independent voices from individuals, peoples and cultures from around the globe.  

CLICK HERE to review benefits & select your level. Get member benefits at:

Mill Valley Film Festival – October 3-13, 2019
DocLands Documentary Film Festival – May 2-5, 2019
Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center – Year-round

CFI Members believe in the power of film to inspire, engage, and bring us together.

(must enter code for discount)

Promotion ends in May 31, 2019

“Please count me among your strongest supporters…”
– Francis Ford Coppola

“Showcasing quality independent films in our own backyard!”
– George Lucas

The Rafael has been beautifully restored and has now become a magic house of cinema”
– David Lynch

“Brings the community together through many amazing screenings that spark lively conversations with friends and strangers alike”
– CFI member

“We are now more than ever convinced of the power of cinema to unite and positively strengthen community, locally and internationally.”
– Founder and Executive Director Mark Fishkin