Become a Member of San Francisco Cinematheque and support Cinematheque's Mission to cultivate the international field of artist-made film. Payments can be made via online credit card payment or by check/money order. Memberships are not tax-deductible. Memberships are valid for one year from the date of purchase.

Membership vs Donation: What’s the difference? 

MEMBERSHIPS, available at varying levels (details below), provide “perks and privileges”—discount/free admission to screenings, discounts on purchases from our online store, waived CROSSROADS festival entry fees and more. Memberships are not tax-deductible. Want to become a Member? Continue to the form below. DONATIONS, which can be given at any amount, do not provide “perks” to the giver and are 100% tax-deductible. Want to make a Donation? Click here!

All donations and memberships are greatly appreciated. THANK YOU! 
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  • 1 discount admission at each and every Cinematheque screening for a year and select co-presented events
  • complimentary invitations to select special events
  • waived CROSSROADS festival submission fees
  • 20% discount on all products in Cinematheque's online store
  • San Francisco Cinematheque Vintage Member Card

Max Per Order:1

Experimenter (Discounted)

  • all Experimenter benefits
  • discounted for students with ID, seniors, disabled & underemployed patrons

Max Per Order:1


  • all Experimenter benefits
  • + 2 FREE admissions to each and every Cinematheque screening for a year

Max Per Order:1


  • all Collaborator benefits
  • + complimentary item from Cinematheque's online store (we'll contact you about this!)

Max Per Order:1


  • all Cinéaste benefits
  • 4 CROSSROADS festival passes
  • complimentary invitations to exclusive events

Max Per Order:1