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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Thanks to a spectacular concert venue at The Show at Agua Caliente Resort, Rancho Mirage is the place to be for musicians and music lovers. In fact, Sting just announced that he’s stopping by the resort with his 57th and 9th Tour on February 11, 2017. Other concerts scheduled for this winter include Huey Lewis…Details
First, the Palm Springs International Film Festival announced that Casey Affleck (“Manchester By the Sea”), Ruth Negga (“Loving”), and Tom Hanks (“Scully”) are the first three of a dozen or more movie stars to be fêted at its annual Awards Gala on January 2, 2017. www.psfilmfest.org Then event promoter Goldenvoice declared that the headliners for…Details
If you need a well-deserved respite from all the holiday shopping and bingeing of late November and early December, I’ve got just the right sweet candy cane to stuff into your stocking. It’s called “The Santaland Diaries.” It’s a one-man, one-act show written by Tony Award-winning Broadway director Joe Mantello based on New York Times…Details