YOUR GENEROUS SUPPORT OF THE CALIFORNIA FILM INSTITUTE...
CHANGES YOUNG MINDS
Over 8,000 students from diverse backgrounds, regardless of economic status, are provided with free transportation and film programs through
CFI EDUCATION, including conversations with artists and subject experts, hands-on training and mentorship.
This past year, the CHRISTOPHER B. SMITH RAFAEL FILM CENTER and the MILL VALLEY FILM FESTIVAL offered conversations with 400 visiting filmmakers from 50 countries and engaged over 200,000 audience members with films that covered the breadth of social, environmental and political issues.
CHANGES OUR COMMUNITY
CFI partners with thousands of local non-profits, schools, businesses and artists to benefit their work and the community.
CHANGES THE WORLD
The power of storytelling through film builds new understanding of ideas, cultures and communities across the globe.