Films and Events


Support The Girls

Written and directed by Andrew Bujalski, Support the Girls is a compassionate comedy that revolves around Lisa (Regina Hall) and the girls who work at Double Whammies, the local sports-themed bar she manages. Optimistic to a fault, Lisa faces a day that will challenge her tendency to see the best in others.
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January 5, 2019 1:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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The Song of the Tree

This unexpectedly entertaining musical is a winning new genre for cinema from Kyrgystan, showing the colorful nomadic traditions and the history and customs of Kyrgyz people, who have powerful beliefs in superstition and their concepts of honor.
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January 9, 2019 9:30 AM
Regal Cinemas

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January 13, 2019 12:30 PM
Regal Cinemas

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The Standoff at Sparrow Creek

A few men who belong to a militia try to suss out the culprit in a police shooting that threatens them all. Ex-cop Gannon (James Badge Dale) and the others are in for a dark twist in this gritty feature film.
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January 10, 2019 7:30 PM
Mary Pickford is D'Place

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January 11, 2019 7:00 PM
Palm Springs High School

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A Twelve-Year-Night

When three revolutionaries are taken hostage by the Uruguayan dictatorship of the early 1970s, they struggle for basic survival, each holding on to the smallest glimmer of hope, and unwittingly help transform a nation.
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January 7, 2019 7:30 PM
Mary Pickford is D'Place

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January 9, 2019 4:30 PM
Regal Cinemas

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TeleFilm Canada Party

This year's celebration of the festival's Canadian movies and all things Canada is at a new location. Join the party at the contemporary Eight4Nine restaurant and relish in the fantastic reception food and drinks while you mix and mingle.
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January 6, 2019 9:00 PM
Eight4Nine Restaurant

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Take It Or Leave It

Raising a child as a working-class single parent is tough. This social-issues drama adds a new twist as it follows a young construction worker struggling to raise the child born to his former girlfriend on his own.
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January 7, 2019 5:00 PM
Regal Cinemas

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January 9, 2019 5:30 PM
Regal Cinemas

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Tears of the Black Tiger

Take one Spaghetti Western, add a pinch of 1940s gangster films and a liberal dose of romance and loss and you have the ingredients for this highly stylized and original love story that entertains from start to finish. (PSIFF 2002) Free community screening sponsored by Desert Care Network.
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January 10, 2019 4:45 PM
Palm Canyon Theater

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The Third Wife

In 19th-century Vietnam a 14-year-old girl becomes the third wife of an older landowner. Winner of the Spike Lee Production Fund, director Ash Mayfair pays homage to the women who have been important in her life in this sensuous drama.
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January 9, 2019 1:30 PM
Regal Cinemas

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January 10, 2019 2:00 PM
Regal Cinemas

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January 13, 2019 1:30 PM
Mary Pickford is D'Place

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The Tobacconist

This gripping coming-of-age drama is set against the backdrop of a seething, multicultural Vienna from 1937 through the Anschluss. A 17-year-old boy from the provinces apprentices with a tobacconist, whose customers include a cigar-smoking Sigmund Freud (Bruno Ganz).
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January 4, 2019 10:00 AM
Regal Cinemas

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January 9, 2019 6:30 PM
Regal Cinemas

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January 12, 2019 9:00 AM
Regal Cinemas

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The Triplets of Belleville

This deliciously inventive comedic animated feature boasting nostalgia and universal humor among its many charms, revolves around the enterprising Madame Souza and her grandson Champion, who has a gift for bicycle racing. (PSIFF 2004) Free community screening sponsored by Desert Care Network.
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January 5, 2019 11:45 AM
Palm Canyon Theater

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The Trouble With You

Set in the French Riviera, this rollicking screwball romance/caper comedy pivots on policewoman Yvonne, a widow who learns that her much-honored, late detective husband was in fact a crooked cop, and she surreptitiously tries to right the wrongs he committed.
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January 4, 2019 9:30 AM
Regal Cinemas

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January 10, 2019 10:30 AM
Regal Cinemas

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January 12, 2019 4:30 PM
Regal Cinemas

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There Is No Place Like Home

Three generations of an Italian family gather on an island to celebrate the grandparents’ 50th anniversary. But when a storm rises and all the ferries back are canceled, the happy façade fractures, igniting old feuds, old flames, and a two-day party that everyone wants to end.
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January 6, 2019 1:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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January 9, 2019 9:15 AM
Palm Springs High School

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To Dust

Shmuel, a recently widowed Hasidic cantor, starts obsessing over how his wife’s body will decay. He will have to disregard his religious beliefs and reach out to a science professor for answers that he hopes will bring him some peace.
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January 6, 2019 10:00 AM
Annenberg Theater

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January 13, 2019 4:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Toman

This fascinating historical drama looks at the life of “the Czech Schindler,” Zdeněk Toman, a controversial figure who was an unsavory politician and dubious entrepreneur, but also the savior of hundreds of Eastern European Jews. From the director of Želary (PSIFF 2004).
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January 10, 2019 4:30 PM
Regal Cinemas

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January 11, 2019 5:30 PM
Regal Cinemas

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January 12, 2019 10:30 AM
Regal Cinemas

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Transit

Deftly converging past and present to startling effect, Christian Petzold’s uncanny adaptation of the 1942 novel by Anna Seghers follows a partisan of questionable moral character in occupied France who finds himself caught in limbo as one of the multitude of lost, persecuted refugees seeking safe passage out of Europe.
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January 9, 2019 11:30 AM
Regal Cinemas

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January 11, 2019 9:00 AM
Annenberg Theater

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Treat Me Like Fire

When a Parisian waitress goes all-in with an enigmatic and charming tramp, she discovers the alluring high-stakes world of underground gambling in this sexy French drama ignited by the fiery chemistry between Stacy Martin (Nymphomaniac, 2013) and Tahar Rahim (A Prophet, 2009).
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January 4, 2019 1:30 PM
Regal Cinemas

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January 5, 2019 1:30 PM
Mary Pickford is D'Place

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Uncrushable

The directorial debut of celebrated chef Tyler Florence, Uncrushable captures the incredible resilience of numerous residents of Northern California’s wine country whose lives were upended by the devastating wildfires that tore through the region in October 2017.
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January 6, 2019 3:30 PM
Annenberg Theater

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Urgent

On their way to the hospital, parents and their young son, a seasoned surgeon, a family who used to live in Montreal and a couple expecting a baby, get stuck in a traffic jam in Casablanca caused by a young man’s failed suicide attempt.
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January 10, 2019 9:00 AM
Regal Cinemas

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January 12, 2019 2:00 PM
Regal Cinemas

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Village Rockstars

This amazing musical vision — scripted, directed, shot, edited and produced by Rima Das — is the beautiful tale of a young girl from the backwaters of Assam who dreams of having a real guitar instead of her cardboard make-believe version and forming her own rock group.
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January 6, 2019 5:00 PM
Mary Pickford is D'Place

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January 7, 2019 8:30 PM
Regal Cinemas

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Vita & Virginia

The legendary literary love affair between Virginia Woolf and Vita Sackville-West — beautifully played by Elizabeth Debicki and Gemma Arterton — is brought to life in this sensuous chronicle of a convention-shattering affair.
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January 10, 2019 4:30 PM
Annenberg Theater

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January 13, 2019 1:00 PM
Palm Springs High School

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