The Alexander Valley Film Society (AVFS) strengthens our community by captivating and engaging audiences, cultivating new fans of film, providing access and educational opportunities in the media arts, and celebrating our collective humanity through year-round educational and cultural enrichment programs and
the annual Alexander Valley Film Festival.



  • To connect every member of our community to the transformative power of cinema;
  • To create thriving arts educational opportunities within local schools;
  • To create access to films, artists, and other cinema devotees from around the world;
  • To foster culture;
  • To deepen our relationships to one another and to our planet;
  • To bind community through a shared experience of storytelling in order to bridge racial, socioeconomic, and faithful divides; 
  • To celebrate the humanity that connects us all.


We serve our community by choosing diverse content relevant to the community's needs and interests. We explicitly program for the following content blocks:

  • Latin-America
  • Youth oriented
  • Social consciousness
  • Legacy films
  • Indie hits/Arthouse