Kicking off tomorrow, the Palm Springs International Film Festival is one of the largest film festivals in North America scheduled January 3-14, 2013. Palm Springs is rolling out the red carpet for Richard Gere, Helen Mirren, Helen Hunt, Bradley Cooper, Naomi Watts, Sally Field, Robert Zemeckis, and other Hollywood stars attending the 24th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival black-tie awards gala scheduled for January 5, 2013 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. For tickets and festival information go online to www.psfilmfest.org or call (760) 322-2930.
The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum will present the 12th annual Native FilmFest, formerly known as the Festival of Native Film & Culture, scheduled February 27-March 3, 2013, at the Camelot Theatres. Tickets and festival information available online at www.accmuseum.org or call (760) 778-1079.
After last year’s successful debut, the American Documentary Film Festival returns to Palm Springs from April 4-8, 2013, and is growing to become the largest documentary film festival on the West Coast. Ticket and festival information line at www.americandocumentaryfilmfestival.com or call (760) 322-3689.
The 13th annual Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, May 16-19, 2013, is an eclectic mixture of films from the classic Film Noir era. Ticket and festival information are available online at www.arthurlyonsfilmnoir.ning.com or call (760) 325-6565.
Recognized as one of the world’s premier short film festivals, the Palm Springs International ShortFest will return to the Camelot Theatres in June 2013. Tickets and festival information are available online at www.psfilmfest.org or call (760) 322-2930.
Kicking off the fall season in Palm Springs, Cinema Diverse, a gay and lesbian film festival, will showcase the best in LGBT filmmaking including features, documentaries and shorts. The festival scheduled for September 19-23, 2013, will take place at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. Tickets and festival information are available online at www.cinemadiverse.ning.com or call (760) 325-6565.