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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. 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 Film Society functions are celebrated. Please consider becoming a member today. Desert Love is a federally recognized 501(c)(3) non-profit; your gift is tax deductible.

If you have questions or would like information about other forms of giving, please contact Executive Director Thomas King at thomas@desertlove.org or call 469-399-7337

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
    • Invitation for two (2) to the Member Appreciation Cocktail Gala
    • Two (2) ticket vouchers, each redeemable toward tickets to films, parties, and other 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
    • Invitation for two (2) to the Member Appreciation cocktail
    • Four (4) ticket vouchers, redeemable toward tickets to 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 Film & Wine Party
    • Invitation for two (2) to the Festival Red Carpet Reception
    • Invitation for two (2) to Member Appreciation Cocktail Gala
    • Six (6) ticket vouchers, redeemable toward tickets to films, parties and other 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 Festival Concierge service to facilitate early ticket selection/ VIP Seating
  • Access to complimentary parking in a convenient downtown location
  • One (1) MIFF VIP Gift Bag, including a Festival merchandise voucher
  • Invitation for two (2) to the Festival Red Carpet Reception, the Membership Appreciation Gala, the VIP Film & Wine Party, and the Awards Ceremony & Reception
  • Your contribution helps pay seasonal staff.

Includes Basic AND Patron Circle Membership Benefits, PLUS:

    • Two (2) MIFF Donor Badges which provide admission to MIFF VIP Film & Wine Party
    • Two (2) tickets to the Red-Carpet Reception
    • Invitation for two (2) to the Member Appreciation Gala
    • Eight (8) ticket vouchers, redeemable toward tickets to films, parties and other 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 2019 Walk of Fame Celebrity Framed Poster
    • Two (2) MIFF Donor Badges which provide admission to MIFF VIP Film & Wine Party
    • Two (2) tickets to the 2019 Red Carpet Reception
    • Invitation for two (2) to the Member Appreciation Gala
    • One (1) MIFF Ticket Sampler, redeemable for ten (10) regular-priced tickets to films, and other 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 Walk of Fame Poster
    • Two (2) MIFF Donor Badges which provide admission to MIFF VIP Film & Wine Party
    • Four (4) tickets to the Red-Carpet Gala
    • Invitation for four (4) to the Member Appreciation Gala
    • 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 films, parties and other 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 Walk of Fame Poster
  • Two (2) VIP Donor Credentials for admission to all films, panels discussions, workshops and Parties
  • Two (2) Donor Credentials which provide admission to MIFF VIP cocktail receptions
  • Four (4) tickets to the Red-Carpet Reception
  • Invitation for four (4) to Member Appreciation Gala
  • Two (2) MIFF VIP Gift Bags, including a 2019 Festival merchandise voucher
  • Two (2) additional invites (for a total of four) to the Festival VIP Film & Wine Party
  • Invitation for four (4) to the Awards Ceremony & Gala
  • Invitation for four (4) to private event with Festival filmmakers
  • One (1) Festival Ticket Sampler plus four (4) additional ticket vouchers, redeemable for fourteen (14) regular-priced tickets to films, parties and other events (restrictions apply)
  • $4,832 of your donation is tax deductible




Walk of Fame Framed Poster

 

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 MIFF Film Guide
  • Festival T-shirt
  • Free ticket to a 2019 Shorts screening