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Fantastic Family Fare at the Mill Valley Film Festival

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The Mill Valley Film Festival returns to Marin this month with a full program of diverse films from around the globe (as well as occasional celebrity sightings). The festival takes place from October 3 through 13 at locations throughout the county and includes a full roster of fantastic family programming.

Of course there's much more in store for families at this year's Mill Valley Film Festival, includings short film programs, a free screening of Coraline in Old Mill Park on Friday, October 11, and workshops for kids and teens, including short film production and auditioning. For a full schedule of family screenings and events, visit

Screenings take place at the Smith Rafael Film Center at 1118 Fourth Street in downtown San Rafael, Cinéarts Sequioa at 25 Throckmorton Avenue in Mill Valley, and the Lark Theater at 549 Magnolia Avenue in Larkspur. Family film tickets cost $10.50 general and $8 for students and educators. You can purchase them online or in-person at the box offices at the Smith Rafael Film Center or the Mill Valley Chamber of Commerce (85 Throckmorton Avenue).

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To learn more about the 42nd annual Mill Valley Film Festival and its stellar array of cinematic screenings and events, visit

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