• Carey Mulligan to receive International Star Award

    Carey Mulligan is the recipient of the International Star Award for her performance in Promising Young Woman. Learn more

  • Member Screenings

    Enjoy pre-release film screenings, special presentations, and intimate conversations while supporting a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. See what's playing

  • PSIFF 2021 Edition Update

    PSIFF 2021 Edition Update

    As we reach the end of the year, it is clear that we will not be able to present the film festival the way we have over the past 31 years. This is not an easy choice but we have made the decision to skip the 2021 edition. Read more

  • Now taking submissions

    Academy Award, BAFTA and Goya-qualifying, and screening more than 330 shorts. ShortFest accepts submissions up to 40 minutes in duration, in the form of both fiction and non-fiction shorts. Categories include Animation, Documentary, and Live Action. Submit now

  • Entertainment Tonight will celebrate the honorees with a story that includes exclusive interviews from the honorees with their awards. We will update once we have confirmed airdates.

    We will update once we have confirmed airdates. Learn more

  • The Film Society is now hosting virtual film trivia nights...oh and its FREE!

    Join us 2x/month to test your film knowledge and a chance to win prizes. Do you have what it takes to get on the leaderboard? Schedule, How to Play, & Register


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The Film Festival and ShortFest are presented by the Film Society under our mission of nurturing new filmmaking talent, honoring the great masters of film, and providing audiences with an appreciation of world cinema.


The Palm Springs International Film Society presents Educational Programs that bring students into the world of cinema with engaging opportunities and in-depth experiences in the classroom, in our offices, and at our Festivals.


Members enjoy exclusive invitations to pre-release screenings of major motion pictures throughout the year, a sneak peek into PSIFF at the highly anticipated annual Member Preview Night, Early Bird Box Office access to our Festivals, and much more.