American Express Offers

American Express® is bringing a new opportunity1 to The Festival that has never been offered before, an exclusive American Express Presale.  American Express will be offering special opportunities and passes to all American Express Card Members. Read more about opportunities below.

Advanced ticket sales

On December 15th , 2017 American Express Card Members will have an opportunity to gain special online access to purchase individual film tickets with their American Express card.

American Express advanced presale begins December 15 @ 9am PST and continue through December 18, 11:59pm PST

1Terms and conditions

  • During the specified sales period, individual tickets are available exclusively to all American Express Card Members (including Prepaid and International Cards). Tickets must be purchased with an American Express Card (including Prepaid and International Cards). Standard service charges apply. Offer is subject to availability. Not all seats are available. Offer may be changed or revoked at any time at the sole discretion of American Express. Some events may not be accessible to Card Members with disabilities. Must be 21 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages and attend designated Festival events.
  • The Palm Springs International Film Society (PSIFS) refund policy is that ALL SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. (Except in cases of cancellation by PSIFS).
  • 6-packs will not be available for purchase or exchange during Amercan Express Adavance sale dates
  • The PSIFS reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason. We enforce this policy to ensure a secure, professional, and convenient environment for all of our customers.

American Express Festival Pass

American Express Card Members may enjoy special access at the Festival by purchasing this pass with an eligible American Express Card.   Enjoy reserved seating at all Festival screenings, skip the line benefits, access to special screenings and events, and a dedicated Festival host | $2500

Full description of benefits and terms and conditions below

Questions regarding the American Express Festival Pass may be directed to the PSIFF American Express Festival Host | email

Available beginning December 12 @ 9am PST

American Express Pass Benefits

  • Enjoy reserved seating for film screenings, special screenings, and talking pictures, Opening and Closing Night screenings.
  • Access to screenings and special presentations without having to wait on line.
  • A dedicated American Express Festival host will be available to help American Express pass holders navigate the festival andanswer all questions.
  • Access to a private American Express VIP Lounge January 4 - January 15, 10am-7pm.
  • American Express pass holders may walk the red carpet at the Opening Night Screening, Closing Night Screening and special presentations.
  • Access to the Festival Guest & Industry Suite, including cocktail receptions, at the Renaissance Hotel.
  • Entrance to all Festival parties and receptions (excluding Film Awards and after party).

TERMS AND CONDITIONS

  • During the specified sales period, passes are available exclusively to all American Express Card Members (including Prepaid and International Cards). Passes must be purchased with an American Express Card (including Prepaid and International Cards). Standard service charges apply. Offer is subject to availability. Not all seats are available. Offer may be changed or revoked at any time at the sole discretion of American Express. Some events may not be accessible to Card Members with disabilities. Must be 21 years of age to consume alcoholic beverages and attend designated Festival events.
  • The Palm Springs International Film Society (PSIFS) refund policy is that ALL SALES ARE FINAL. NO REFUNDS OR EXCHANGES. (Except in cases of cancellation by PSIFS).
  • Designated reserved seating at film screenings, special presentations, and talking pictures available upto 10 minutes before showtime (seating after this time is not guaranteed).
  • Reservations required for Opening and Closing Night screenings
  • American Express passholders must wear their pass at all times.  Access to the above mentioned benefits will not be granted without the required pass
  • The PSIFS reserves the right to refuse service to anyone for any reason. We enforce this policy to ensure a secure, professional, and convenient environment for all of our customers.

American Express by invitation only® Gala Event

INVITATION ONLY EVENT IS SOLD OUT

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