Ticket & Information Center

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December 23*: 9am-5pm 
December 24*: 9am-1pm 
December 26-December 31: 9am-5pm
January 2 & January 3: 9am-5pm
January 4-13: 9am-7pm
January 14: 9am-12noon

*Film Society Members with Early Bird Access Only
Closed December 25 and January 1



January 3-14, 2019

  • On Thursday, January 3, the annual Film Awards Gala will kick off the festival at the Palm Springs Convention Center.
  • The screening portion of the festival will run Friday, January 4 through Monday, January 14.  On January 4, the festival will run screenings all day with the official Opening Night screening taking place that evening at Richards Center for the Arts with a party to follow.
  • The festival will close on Sunday, January 13, with Best of the Fest screenings taking place Monday, January 14.

The Palm Springs International Film Festival is one of the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming over 135,000 attendees each year for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries.  The Festival is also known for its annual Film Awards Gala, honoring the best achievements of the filmic year by a celebrated list of talents.  Produced by the Palm Springs International Film Society, the Festival offers 12 days of events and film screenings featuring over 200 films from 78 countries.  We welcome you to join us at our venues in Palm Springs and Cathedral City.  See you at the movies!

For more information, call  760.778.8979 or 800.898.7256 Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Films and Schedule

Films and screening schedule will be viewable on our website December 16, 2018.  The Desert Sun film program guide will be included in the December 20th issue.


Passes are available for purchase while supplies last.
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Film Awards Gala

Film Awards Gala Date: Thursday, January 3, 2019
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6-pack Vouchers

6-packs are available for purchase now and will be available until January 1, 2019.

6-packs may be redeemed beginning December 26, 2018 @ 9am. Film Society Members may redeem beginning December 23, 2018 @ 9am.
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Individual film and event tickets, including Opening & Closing Night, will be available for purchase December 26, 2018 @ 9am.  Film Society Members may purchased beginning December 23, 2018 @ 9am.

2019 Film Festival