Mill Valley Film Festival - Retail Promotions

That’s the ticket! All of a sudden your trip to Peet’s just got a whole lot more social. As part of the Mill Valley Film Festival, retailers across Marin are getting into the spirit with discounts for ticket holders. Peet’s Coffee & Tea, for example, are offering a buy one, get one free special through the month of October. Just present your MVFF ticket and enjoy some pleasant perks. For a complete list, read below or visit the MVFF site.

The 33rd Mill Valley Film Festival, a celebration of the best in world and independent cinema, kicks-off this week (THU, Oct. 7) and features more than 200 filmmakers from around the world.

Each year, the 11-day Festival sells over 40,000 tickets. Festival sections include: World Cinema, US Cinema, Valley of the Docs, Children’s FilmFest, and 5@5 (daily shorts programs), and Active Cinema, our activist films initiative. Gala celebrations, tributes to actors and filmmakers, workshops, panels and seminars, as well as opportunities to mingle with filmmakers in the spectacular setting of the San Francisco Bay Area are just a few of the reasons Screen International named Mill Valley a Top 10 US film festival.

For filmmakers, audiences and industry professionals alike, the Mill Valley Film Festival is the perfect environment. Founded in 1978 by California Film Institute director Mark Fishkin, the Festival is well known for the quality of its programming. It has established an impressive track record for launching new films and new filmmakers, and has earned a reputation as a filmmakers’ festival by offering a high-profile, prestigious, noncompetitive environment for celebrating the best in independent and world cinema.

The Festival is also an important industry resource, both for its emphasis on films that have not yet secured US distribution and for fall launches and northern California Academy Award campaigns. The Bay Area continues to be a significant market for independent and international film, and MVFF consistently provides a forum for introducing new films to West Coast audiences.

Presented by the California Film Institute, the 33rd Festival will take place at the CinéArts&Sequoia and 142 Throckmorton Theatre (Mill Valley), Century Cinema (Corte Madera), and at the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center (San Rafael).


15% discount off Hotel Rooms/ Reference “That’s the Ticket” promo
10% off a Private Wine Country Charter, $9 off our Total Yosemite Experience, $20 off our Wine Lover’s Tour
10% off Best Available Rate
20% of all orders over $50
Buy one beverage and get one free for a friend.   Excludes juice, kids’ drinks and bottled beverages.  Free beverage must be of equal or lesser value than the purchased beverage.  Offer valid at Peet’s Coffee & Tea locations only.  Excludes airport, supermarket, BART and other licensed locations.  Must present ticket at time of purchase.  Not valid if reproduced, sold or transferred.  May not be combined with other offers.  Limit one free beverage per visit.  No cash value. Offer expires 10/31/10.
Free Small Pizza
A Vehicle for Change Buy 2 hours, get one free
Alfons Skin Care Free Threading or Footlogix foot treatment with 90 Minute Deep pore Clean Facial
American Conservatory Theater 35% off “Scapin” and “A Christmas Carol” family four packs
Baby & Kids Company Bring in your ticket and receive 10% off any 1 item (excludes strollers, high chairs and car seats)
EVO SPA 20% off ALL services(except waxing) Tuesdays & Wednesdays thru October
Harmony Restaurant Two complimentary dim sum items with minimum purchase of $30, one offering per family
Henry’s Toyshop 20% off your purchase
Isagenix-Nutritional Cleansing 30% off 30 Day Program and free membership
lili.s 20% off a facial
Metabolic Nutrition 50% off Nutritional Consultation & 20% off Practitioner Line Supplements
Mill Valley Chamber $25 off a first-time membership!
Mill Valley Music 20% off entire purchase
MOSS & MOSS 10% off anything is store
Noci 50 cents off any frozen treat
Phippen Design Group 25% off for a logo or business card design, or $500 off website design of minimum 4-pages
Revolution | Upper Cervical Health Centers 30% off of Initial Exam and/or first Massage
Rims & Goggles $50 off Digital Lenses or 10% off Sunglasses
Showroom 15% off merchandise
Stefano’s Pizza 15% off a large or ex-large pizza
Strawbridge’s 15% off storewide with ticket
SUJARO Gallery of African Art 20% off all textiles and 10% off all art
The Tyler Florence Shop 20% purchase of $40 or more. Excludes gift cards.
Timeless Treasures 20% off women accessories
West America Tae Kwon Do One free month of TKD classes for new students (all ages).
Yolo Yogurt Lounge 15% off your frozen yogurt purchase


Glass of wine or scoop of Old World Spumoni ice cream with MVFF ticket/stub
A free cupcake from our bakery (value $2.99) with a $10 purchase
AdzZoo 1 Month FREE! with 3mos. 6mos. or 12 mos. Basic Campaign 10 Redemptions
AlterTheater Ensemble 10% off ticket price
Art Works Downtown Studio Artists 10 – 20% off select original fine art
AVANTGARDE 20% off all new merchandise
Bangkok Thai Express Restaurant Free Golden Bags and/or Free Mango with Sweet Coconut Purple Rice Dessert!
Barney’s Gourmet hamburgers %15 with ticket stub
Bodywise Massage & Retail $28 Swedish Massage–Student Intern practitioner
BodyWise Massage and Retail Store $10.00 discount off 1-hour low cost massage with MVFF ticket, one per customer.
Broken Drum Brewery 20% off every bill with your movie ticket
Cold Stone Creamery 2 Like It size Creations (Ice Cream + 1 mix in) for $5
Dharma Trading Co. Free 8″x54″ silk chiffon scarf with any purchase over $5
Donna Seager Gallery 10% consideration on the artwork of your choice
Double Rainbow Cafe Buy one ice cream or frozen yogurt get one free
First Bank 10% bump on CD/MMDA over 50K (new $ only)
Gamescape 10% off one item with redemption of a MVFF ticket stub
Headlines Salon 50% off Cut & Style (new clients only)
Marianne 20% off regularly priced items
Marin Arts Council 10% of art purchased at our Ways of Seeing Exhibit with a MVFF ticket
Marin Jewelers Guild 10% off Up to $400 credit for home warranty when you purchase your home with me.
Marlene Starrett Productions Buy 1 get 1 FREE!
Max Muscle Marin 10 Dollar Off Any Max Muscle Product
Napoli Pizza & Pasta 20% off on bill
Original Buffalo Wings Spend $8 minimum will get a 10% discount
The Pie Palace Buy a pie and we’ll buy you a beverage
Pleasures of The Heart Free aphrodisiac chocolate. No purchase necessary.
Rafael Florist 20% off your purchase of $55 or more. Exp 11/01/2010
Raffles Fans 10% off any lamp or firetools
Rebound Bookstore 10% off on $20+ purchase and Free Customer Reward Card
Red Devil Records 10% off New CDs and Used LPs
Rileystreet Art Supply 15% OFF any regular priced purchase, Parking Validation – 4 doors down from theater
Room Interior Art Gallery 5% off an art piece
San Rafael Luggage Center We pay your 9.5% Sales Tax
Savory Orient 25% off entire dinner’s bill (Dine in only, Mon. – Sat.)
Siamese Dream 10% off storewide
Tibetan Culture House 10% off storewide
Villa Jewelers 15% off jewelry repairs
Monica Turner
Contributor to Stark Insider for tech, the arts and All Things West Coast for over 10 years.