Film Festival 2024

Festival Events

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Talking Pictures

One of the distinctive features of the Palm Springs International Film Festival is the chance to directly interact with filmmakers and actors, gaining firsthand insights and observations from them. Checkout our list of this year's Talking Pictures. Read More

Film Inspired Dinners

Join us for these one-of-a-kind dinner experiences that seamlessly blends the magic of cinema with the artistry of gastronomy. Immerse yourself in a multi-sensory experience where each delectable course is a culinary masterpiece inspired by films appearing at the Palm Springs International Film Festival. Read More

Family Day

Our inagural Family Day is a special day dedicated to all generations of film enthusiasts, featuring a carefully curated selection of family-friendly films and activities that cater to the young and the young at heart. Read More

Best International Feature Film Panels

It’s another notable year for the Academy’s Best International Feature Film category: 92 countries put forward a film in the hopes of taking home the coveted golden statue. This year, we're hosting TWO FREE panels with a number of shortlisted directors in attendance. Catch both panels back to back on January 8, at the Annenberg... Read More

Filmmaker Retreat

For the past decade, PSIFF and the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands have partnered up to arrange intimate and private daylong Directors Retreats. The retreats host a select group of filmmakers from all over the world with the purpose of providing an informal setting wherein international directors can speak candidly and... Read More

Gayla! Party

Calling all queer communities!Come and celebrate queer cinema, talent, and filmmakers during the Palm Springs International Film Festival at Reforma.Inspire us with your outfit, dress to impress, in drag, leather, or your favorite movie character – and dance the night away with the sounds of Palm Springs's favorite 'DJ Tanner'! Read More

Member Coffee Chats

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Opening Night

Join us for a post-screening Q&A with Director Thea Sharrock. It’s the 1920s in Littlehampton, a British seaside town, and the residents are anonymously receiving shocking, creatively expletive-laden letters. Righteous churchgoer Edith (Olivia Colman) is neighbor to free spirit Rose (Jessie Buckley) who is arrested for the... Read More

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Closing Night

Join us for a post-screening Q&A with director Noah Pritzker and actors Griffin Dunne and Miles Heizer on January 13. In this beguilingly bittersweet seriocomedy, a newly divorced dad (a great Griffin Dunne) finds himself at a Mexican beach resort where his about-to-be-married son (James Norton) has gathered his friends for a... Read More

Running Time: 99

Film Festival 2024