The Film Society produces The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) every January, and Palm Springs ShortFest in June. In addition to curating the best in international cinema, PSIFF has come to be known as the first stop on the road to the Academy Awards® and our Oscar®-qualifying ShortFest is the largest short film festival and market in North America. Our festivals and year-round programs manifest our organization’s mission by nurturing and encouraging new filmmaking talent, honoring the great masters of world cinema, and expanding audience horizons.
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As the temperatures begin to dip and snowbirds start their annual southern migration, the social and cultural season perks up in the Palm Springs Valley. And one of the first major events in my fair city of Rancho Mirage is the Annual Art Affaire, the juried show that brings more than 100 award-winning local, national,…Details
Here’s a true confession: Yes, I am of that certain age where I am beside myself that rock greats Bob Dylan, The Rolling Stones, Paul McCartney, Neil Young, Roger Waters, and The Who are descending upon the Palm Springs Valley tomorrow, Saturday, and Sunday…and again October 14-16…at the Empire Polo Club in Indio for Desert…Details
The film festival circuit in the Palm Springs Valley is upon us. And the first of the season is Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival, taking place September 22 – 25 at the recently renovated Camelot Theatres on East Baristo Road in Palm Springs, and at the big screen (formerly IMAX) Desert Cinema…Details