Palm Springs International Film Society and Sunnylands Center & Gardens present
The Films on the Great Lawn

My Family
This epic drama follows a family through three generations of tragedies and triumphs 

Friday, September 15, 2017
Gate Open: 7:00pm
Showtime: 7:30pm
@Sunnylands | 37977 Bob Hope Drive | Rancho Mirage, California 92270 | 760.328.2829
Admission is Free

Films on the Great lawn returns this fall with movies celebrating Mexican heritage and the pursuit of the American dream. Films take place on three consecutive Fridays in September, with movies beginning at 7:30 pm and gates opening at 7 pm. This series is inspired by the new exhibition at Sunnylands, Carved Narrative: Los Hermanos Chávez Morado, showcasing the artwork of José and Tomás Chávez Morado, the brothers who created the Mexican column for the Annenbergs' entry court which will be showing when Sunnylands reopens Thursday, September 14. Other films in the series include A Better Life, September 22 and The Perfect Game, September 29.  

Carpooling is strongly advised. Filmgoers may bring small picnics but are reminded that no large coolers are allowed at Sunnylands. Lawn chairs and seating not provided. Alcoholic beverages are prohibited. Pets are not permitted. Sunnylands is a smoke-free environment. For more information please contact the education department at 760.322.2930 or email

Film Details

Directed by: Gregory Nava

Starring: Edward James Olmos, Jimmy Smitts, & Jennifer Lopez

1995 | Rated R | 2 hours 8 Minutes

Event Details

Date: Sep 15 7:30 p.m.   Sunnylands Free