Membership

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Join the San Francisco Silent Film Festival and be part of a community of film lovers who appreciate and support live cinema! Year-round SFSFF benefits include advance ticket sales and discounts on events and services.

Membership support allows the Silent Film Festival to present restorations to silent-era masterpieces, including rediscoveries and extremely rare titles from the world's archives, accompanied by live music at every performance.

If you wish to donate an amount above a specified membership level, select the level here and click the ADD TO CART button, then click on the Donations link in the right-hand menu. Both amounts will appear in your cart at checkout and the added donation will be fully tax deductible.

To give a gift membership, make your selection here. You will be prompted to enter the recipient's information during checkout.

If you are interested in making a sustaining contribution, to be disbursed in monthly installments, please contact Stacey Wisnia

Many employers have matching gift programs where they will add to your donation. Make your money go further! Please note that while matching gifts increase the total amount of your contribution, they may not be applied towards membership benefits. Ask your employer if they have a matching gift program. For assistance, please contact Stacey Wisnia
 

LEVELS AND BENEFITS

BASIC MEMBERSHIP $50 
• Discounted tickets and passes*
• Ability to purchase tickets and passes before non-members
• Recognition in collectible festival book
• Reciprocal discounts at other cultural institutions
*Limited to two discounted passes per festival and two discounted tickets per program
Tax-deductible portion
: $50

FRIEND $125 
• Discounted tickets and passes*
• Ability to purchase tickets and passes before non-members
• Recognition in collectible festival book
• Reciprocal discounts at other cultural institutions
• Two complimentary program tickets that get you through the Early Entrance Door
*Limited to two discounted passes per festival and four discounted tickets per program
Tax-deductible portion
: $99

ASSOCIATE $250 
• Discounted tickets and passes*
• Ability to purchase tickets and passes before non-members
• Recognition in collectible festival book
• Reciprocal discounts at other cultural institutions
• Four complimentary program tickets that get you through the Early Entrance Door
*Limited to four discounted passes per festival and four discounted tickets per program
Tax-deductible portion
: $198

ALLY  $500 
• Discounted tickets and passes*
• Ability to purchase tickets and passes before non-members
• Recognition in collectible festival book
• Reciprocal discounts at other cultural institutions
• Invitation to the annual festival announcement party
• Six complimentary program tickets that get you through the Early Entrance Door
*Limited to four discounted passes per festival and six discounted tickets per program
Tax-deductible portion: $440


CHAMPION  $850 
• Discounted tickets and passes*
• Ability to purchase tickets and passes before non-members
• Recognition in collectible festival book
• Reciprocal discounts at other cultural institutions
• Invitation to the annual festival announcement party
• One pass with:
   - Access to all programs and opening night party
   - Early Entrance Door privileges
   - Access to the Spotlight Lounge—a convivial spot for food, drink, and mingling with special      
     guests—on the Castro's mezzanine throughout the festival
*Limited to four discounted passes per festival and six discounted tickets per program
Tax-deductible portion
: $625

PATRON $1,200 
• Discounted tickets and passes*
• Ability to purchase tickets and passes before non-members
• Recognition in collectible festival book
• Reciprocal discounts at other cultural institutions
• Invitation to the annual festival announcement party
• Two passes with:
   - Access to all programs and opening night party
   - Early Entrance Door privileges
   - Access to the Spotlight Lounge—a convivial spot for food, drink, and mingling with special       
​     guests—on the Castro's mezzanine throughout the festival
*Limited to six discounted passes per festival; unlimited discounted tickets
Tax-deductible portion
: $900

GRAND PATRON $2,500 
• Discounted tickets and passes*
• Ability to purchase tickets and passes before non-members
• Recognition in collectible festival book
• Reciprocal discounts at other cultural institutions
• Invitation to the annual festival announcement party
• Two passes with:
   - Access to all programs and opening night party
   - Early Entrance Door privileges
   - Reserved seating
   - Access to the Spotlight Lounge—a convivial spot for food, drink, and mingling with special       
​     guests—on the Castro's mezzanine throughout the festival
• Invitation for two to our exclusive festival kick-off celebration with special guests, musicians, and other luminaries
• Two passes to Silent Autumn with reserved seating
*Unlimited discounted passes and tickets
Tax-deductible portion: $2,100

BENEFACTOR $5,000 
• Discounted tickets and passes*
• Ability to purchase tickets and passes before non-members
• Recognition in collectible festival book
• Reciprocal discounts at other cultural institutions
• Invitation to the annual festival announcement party
• Four passes with:
   - Access to all programs and opening night party
   - Early Entrance Door privileges
   - Reserved seating
   - Access to the Spotlight Lounge—a convivial spot for food, drink, and mingling with special       
​     guests—on the Castro's mezzanine throughout the festival
• Invitation for two to our exclusive festival kick-off celebration with special guests, musicians, and other luminaries
• Two passes to Silent Autumn with reserved seating
*Unlimited discounted passes and tickets
Tax-deductible portion: $4,400

VISIONARY $10,000 
• Discounted tickets and passes*
• Ability to purchase tickets and passes before non-members
• Recognition in collectible festival book
• Reciprocal discounts at other cultural institutions
• Invitation to the annual festival announcement party
• Six passes with:
   - Access to all programs and opening night party
   - Early Entrance Door privileges
   - Reserved seating
   - Access to the Spotlight Lounge—a convivial spot for food, drink, and mingling with special       
​     guests—on the Castro's mezzanine throughout the festival
• Invitation for two to our exclusive festival kick-off celebration with special guests, musicians, and other luminaries
• Two passes to Silent Autumn with reserved seating
*Unlimited discounted passes and tickets
Tax-deductible portion
: $8,800

Contributions to the San Francisco Silent Film Festival, a California nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization, are tax deductible to the extent allowed by law.

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