• Meryl Streep, Tom Hanks, and Steven Spielberg discuss The Post before the screening of the film during Opening Night at the Richards Center for the Arts    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Opening Night

    Director Steven Spielberg poses with Palm Springs International Film Festival Artistic Director Michael Lerman    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Guests gather during the Opening Night Reception at the Palm Springs Art Museum    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Gal Gadot and Patty Jenkins saying hello from the Film Awards Gala    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Mary J. Blige stops for some selfies with the crowd at the Film Awards Gala    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Stronger

    As part of the Talking Pictures program, Producer Todd Lieberman and Actress Tatiana Maslany discuss the film with PSIFF Artistic Director, Michael Lerman    2018 Festival Highlights

  • The Polka King

    Film guests participate in a Q&A session following the film. (From Left to Right) Michael Lerman, Producer Wallace Wolodarsky, Director Maya Forbes, Jacki Weaver, Jenny Slate, and Jack Black    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing Missouri

    Sam Rockwell (right) fields questions from the audience during a Talking Pictures presentation.    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Writer/Actor Greg Sestero arrives at the Truth or Dare party hosted at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Darkest Hour

    Actor Gary Oldman gives Director Joe Wright a shoulder to lean on before their Talking Pictures discussion.    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Members of the Programming Team enjoy the Closing Night Reception

    Artisitc Director Michael Lerman, Director of Programming Lili Rodriguez, Programmer Laura Henneman, Lead Programmer David Ansen    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Foreign Language Oscar Panel

    8 of the 9 Directors shortlisted for the Best Foreign Language Oscar joined the festival for an in-depth conversation about their films. Moderated by Variety's Peter Debruge. (from left to right) Fatih Akin, Sebastián Lelio, Ruben Östlund, John Trengove, Peter Debruge, Ildikó Enyedi, Samuel Maoz, Andrey Zvyagintsev, Ziad Doueiri    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Student Screening Day

    Students talk with Stumped documentary subject Will Lautzenheiser after the screening    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Student Screening Day

    Thanks to Bank of America, over 1200 students were able to participate during Student Screening Day. Students pictured here with Bank of America representative Al Argüello.    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Cover Versions

    Actor Drake Bell stops for photos at the Camelot Theatre    2018 Festival Highlights

  • An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth to Power

    Former Vice President Al Gore joins co-director Jon Shenk and producer Richard Berge as part of a Talking Pictures program. Moderated by John Horn of KPCC's The Frame and co-presented by Palm Springs Speaks.    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Bodied

    Local students grab a shot with Actor Calum Worthy    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Filmmaker Retreat

    PSIFF narrative filmmaker guests participate in discussion inside the Annenberg Estate at Sunnylands    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Nostalgia

    Actor Jon Hamm and Director Mark Pellington enjoy the red carpet before the screening of Nostalgia    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Darkest Hour | Talking Pictures presentation

    Moderator, Dave Karger, leads a conversation with film guests Actor Gary Oldman, Director Joe Wright, Producers Doug Urbanski and Lisa Bruce.    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Skid Row Marathon wins the audience award for best documentary feature

  • Filmmaker guests pose with Guest Relations Coordinator Adrenia Kemp at the Ace Hotel & Swim Club    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Awards Brunch

    Director Laura Mora received the New Voices New Visions Award for her film Killing Jesús. Here, she shares a laugh with Festival Artisitc Director, Michael Lerman    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Love After Love

    Actress Andie MacDowell and Director Russ Harbaugh share a smile at the festival.    2018 Festival Highlights

  • Closing Night

    A group of volunteers gathers during Closing Night. Thank you all!    2018 Festival Highlights

  • The Last Movie Star | Closing Night

    Actress Ariel Winter and Director Adam Rifkin arrive at Closing Night    2018 Festival Highlights

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