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Support from people like you is what makes MIFF possible. To present the best new films from around the world each year and provide diverse viewpoints and perspectives, MIFF relies on a broad community of supporters. Through our membership program you make a contribution that helps us grow, expand our programming and celebrate the human experience through film. And in return for your support, we provide you with exclusive member benefits that enhance your festival experience and connect you to all upcoming events in Mansfield and wherever (DLCD) Desert Love Community Development Film Society functions are celebrated. Please consider becoming a (DLFS) member today. Desert Love is a recognized 501(c)3 non-profit and your gift is tax deductible.
If you have questions or would like information about other forms of giving, please contact Executive Director Thomas King desertlovecd@yahoo.com or call 682-583-9840. desrtlove.org

DLFS members at ALL levels enjoy:

  • Opportunity to buy MIFF tickets before they go on sale to the general public
  • Special offers at partnering businesses throughout the year
  • Discounts on MIFF merchandise
  • Recognition in the 2019 MIFF Film Guide

Includes Basic Membership Benefits

  • Full amount is tax deductible
  • Your contribution will pay for lunch for 5 filmmakers for a day.

Includes Basic Membership Benefits, PLUS:

  • Invitation for two (2) to the Festival Red Carpet Reception in March 2019
  • Invitation for two (2) to the Member Appreciation cocktail reception during 2019 Festival
  • Two (2) ticket vouchers, each redeemable toward tickets to 2019 Festival films, parties and events (restrictions apply)
  • $100 of your donation is tax deductible
  • Your contribution will pay for a night’s accommodation for a visiting filmmaker

Includes Basic Membership Benefits, PLUS:

  • Invitation for two (2) to the Festival Red Carpet Reception in March 2019
  • Invitation for two (2) to the Member Appreciation cocktail reception during 2019 Festival
  • Four (4) ticket vouchers, redeemable toward tickets to 2019 Festival films, parties and events (restrictions apply)
  • $227 of your donation is tax deductible
  • Your contribution will pay for two night’s accommodation for a visiting filmmaker

Includes Basic Membership Benefits, PLUS:

  • Two (2) Donor Badges which provide admission to all events, including the VIP cocktail receptions
  • Invitation for two (2) to the 2018 Festival Red Carpet Reception in March
  • Invitation for two (2) to Member Appreciation cocktail reception during 2019 Festival
  • Six (6) ticket vouchers, redeemable toward tickets to 2019 Festival films, parties and events (restrictions apply)
  • $478 of your donation is tax deductible
  • Your contribution will pay for round-trip airfare for a visiting international filmmaker

   In addition to the Basic Membership Benefits, DLFS members in the Patron Circle ($1,000+) enjoy:

  • Access to MIFF’s 2019 Festival Concierge service to facilitate early ticket selection/ VIP Seating
  • Access to complimentary parking for the Festival in a convenient downtown location
  • One (1) MIFF VIP Gift Bag, including a 2019 Festival merchandise voucher
  • Invitation for two (2) to the Festival Preview Reception in March 2019, the Opening Night VIP Party, the Big MANS Party and the 2019 Awards Ceremony & Reception
  • Your contribution helps pay for hiring of seasonal festival staff.

Includes Basic AND Patron Circle Membership Benefits, PLUS:

  • Two (2) MIFF Donor Badges which provide admission to MIFF VIP cocktail receptions
  • Two (2) tickets to the 2019 Red Carpet Gala
  • Invitation for two (2) to the Member Appreciation cocktail reception during 2019 Festival
  • Eight (8) ticket vouchers, redeemable toward tickets to 2018 Festival films, parties and events (restrictions apply)
  • $904 of your donation is tax deductible

Includes Basic AND Patron Circle Membership Benefits, PLUS:

  • Recognition with a named graphic engraved on our 2018 Walk of Fame Celebrity Framed Poster
  • Two (2) MIFF Donor Badges which provide admission to MIFF VIP cocktail receptions
  • Two (2) tickets to the 2019 Red Carpet event & Gala
  • Invitation for two (2) to the Member Appreciation cocktail reception during 2019 Festival
  • One (1) MIFF Ticket Sampler, redeemable for ten (10) regular-priced tickets to 2018 Festival films, parties and events (restrictions apply)
  • One (1) MIFF VIP Gift Bag, including a 2019 Festival merchandise voucher
  • $1,380 of your donation is tax deductible

Includes Basic AND Patron Circle Membership Benefits, PLUS:
Recognition with a named graphic on our 2018 Walk of Fame
Two (2) MIFF Donor Badges which provide admission to MIFF VIP cocktail receptions
Four (4) tickets to the 2019 Red Carpet Event & Gala
Invitation for four (4) to the Member Appreciation cocktail reception during 2019 Festival
One (1) MIFF VIP Gift Bag, including a 2019 Festival merchandise voucher
Invitation for two (2) to private event with Festival filmmakers
One (1) MIFF Ticket Sampler plus four (4) additional ticket vouchers, redeemable for fourteen (14) regular-priced tickets to 2019 Festival films, parties and events (restrictions apply)
$2,332 of your donation is tax deductible

Includes Basic AND Patron Circle Membership Benefits, PLUS:

  • Recognition with a named graphic engraved on our 2019 Walk of Fame Poster
  • Two (2) VIP Donor Credentials for admission to all 2019 Festival films, panels, VIP cocktails and public parties
  • Two (2) Donor Credentials which provide admission to MIFF VIP cocktail receptions
  • Four (4) tickets to the 2019 Red Carpet Event & Gala
  • Invitation for four (4) to Member Appreciation cocktail reception during 2019 Festival
  • Two (2) MIFF VIP Gift Bags, including a 2019 Festival merchandise voucher
  • Two (2) additional invites (for a total of four) to the 2018 Festival Preview Reception and the Spark Party
  • Invitation for four (4) to Down Home Supper and the 2018 Awards Ceremony & Reception
  • Invitation for four (4) to private event with Festival filmmakers
  • One (1) MIFF Ticket Sampler plus four (4) additional ticket vouchers, redeemable for fourteen (14) regular-priced tickets to 2018 Festival films, parties and events (restrictions apply)
  • $4,832 of your donation is tax deductible

Donate an amount not listed above & receive membership benefits nearest to benefit packages listed.

Must show valid student ID before receiving benefits

  • Opportunity to buy MIFF tickets before they go on sale to the greater public
  • Discounts on MIFF merchandise
  • Recognition in the 2019 MIFF Film Guide Program
  • 2019 Festival T-shirt
  • Free ticket to a 2019 Shorts screening
  • $0 of your donation is tax deductible