The non-profit California Film Institute celebrates and promotes film as art and education through the presentation of the Mill Valley Film Festival, October 2012, and year-round exhibitions at the Christopher B. Smith Rafael Film Center, and by building the next generation of filmmakers and audiences through CFI Education. For more information visit

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American Express
American Express
California Film Institute
California Film Institute
Union Bank Rainbow Pointe Shoes
D'Lynne's Dancewear
Xanadu Entertainment


Special thanks to Skyana Entertainment
and Terry McGovern, Voice Over Actor


Shorts In Brief
Featuring all Pixar Animation Studio shorts
Sunday, May 20, 2012, 2:00 pm
All Tickets $5

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The California Film Institute is thrilled to present an all Pixar Shorts In Brief. An exclusive Bay Area presentation of award-winning animated short films created by Pixar Animation Studios, including some very new ones, that is being made available at the special price of $5 for all tickets. Xanadu Entertainment, producers of children's films, commercials and projects for Sesame Street™ will host the show. Suitable for children ages 4 and above, it’s a great day out at the movies for the whole family to enjoy beloved Pixar animated short films on the big screen at the Smith Rafael Film Center. Also, including lobby activities, special step-and-repeats for children and immediately following the screening, well-known voice-over actor, Terry McGovern, will entertain with cartoon character voices and voice-over tales! 85 minutes plus activities.


pointing emoticonShorts In Brief tickets ARE $5.00 and can be purchased at or at the box office in San Rafael.

Pixar Animation Studios

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