Film Festivals in Palm Springs

Posted By: Palm Springs Insider Friday, January 02, 2015

Did you know Palm Springs is home to six film festivals?  Yes, it is true! The City of Palm Springs is a premier film festival destination and we invite you to attend these upcoming festivals in 2015. 

Film Festival

Palm Springs is rolling out the red carpet for Julianne Moore, J.K. Simmons, Reese Witherspoon, Robert Duvall and other Hollywood movers and shakers for the 26th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival scheduled for January 2-12, 2015. The world-renowned film festival will include over 200 films from more than 60 countries. Tickets and festival information are available online at www.psfilmfest.orgor call (760) 322-2930.  


The Agua Caliente Cultural Museum will present its 14th annual Native Filmfest, March 3-8, 2015 at the Camelot Theatres. Known as one of the nation’s most highly regarded festivals of its kind, the event will feature the best in films by, about and starring Native Americans. The guest programmer will be Elizabeth Weatherford, the founding director of the Film and Video Center at the Smithsonian National Museum of the American Indian.  Tickets and festival information are available online or call (760) 778-1079.



American Documentary

The American Documentary Film Festival returns to the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. Scheduled for March 26-30, 2015, the film festival showcases over 100 documentary films from around the world, including several world premieres. Ticket and festival information line at or call (760) 322-3689.


The 16th annual Arthur Lyons Film Noir Festival, May 14-17, 2015 will feature an eclectic mixture of films from the classic Film Noir era. In addition to the film screenings at Camelot Theatres, the festival will include special appearances by some of Hollywood’s greatest Film Noir stars and special receptions. Ticket and festival information are available online at 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 - June 16-22, 2015. The festival will feature hundreds of short films, special programs, seminars and more. Tickets and festival information are available online at or call(760) 322-2930.


Scheduled for September 17-20, 2015, Cinema Diverse, a gay and lesbian film festival, will showcase the best in LGBT filmmaking including features, documentaries and shorts. The festival will take place at the Camelot Theatres in Palm Springs. Tickets and festival information are available online or call (760) 325-6565. 

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