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Palm Springs International Film Society expands programs for local youth

The Palm Springs International Film Society announced it is expanding programs aimed at nurturing young talent and fostering a deeper appreciation for the cinematic arts. The “Filmmaker in the Classroom” workshops and youth jury opportunities will reach students of all ages throughout the valley. The workshops will be led by ShortFest alumni and industry professionals,

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Sean Penn will open 2024 AmDocs Film Festival in Palm Springs

The American Documentary and Animation Film Festival (AmDocs) has announced two-time Oscar winner Sean Penn will headline Opening Night and screen his documentary, “Superpower,” on March 21, 2024 at the Palm Springs Cultural Center.  This year’s event is presented by the Supple Foundation which supports cultural arts programs, events and scholarships throughout the Greater Palm Springs area. The 13th Annual AmDocs, scheduled for

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35th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival announces award winners

The 35th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) announced this year’s juried and audience award winners. The festival took place from January 4-15, 2024 and screened 184 films from over 70 countries, including 48 premieres. The line-up includes 41 of the International Feature Film Oscar® Submissions along with Talking Pictures, New Voices New Visions,

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Coachella Valley’s own Jenna Ortega stuns at ‘Miller’s Girl’ PSIFF premiere

It was a star-studded night out at the Mary Pickford is D’Place theater in Cathedral City which played host to the world premiere of “Miller’s Girl.” The film stars Martin Freeman, Dagmara Dominczyk, Bashir Salahuddin, Gideon Adlon, and La Quinta native Jenna Ortega. The stars attended the premiere along with director-writer/director Jade Halley Bartlett. The event

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‘Wicked Little Letters’ first of many film screenings at Palm Springs International Film Festival

The Palm Springs International Film Festival hosted another eventful night drawing film fanatics from across the globe. Our crews stopped by the Opening Night Screening at Palm Springs High School, featuring the U.S. premier of Wicked Little Letters. That screening was then followed by the Retro Revival Opening Night Party at the Palm Springs Air

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US premiere of ‘Wicked Little Letters’ headlines opening night of Palm Springs International Film Festival

News Channel 3’s coverage of the 35th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival continues Friday night with opening night, featuring the U.S. premiere screening of “Wicked Little Letters.”  Directed by Thea Sharrock, the film is based on a true scandal that stunned 1920s England, the film centers around the story of neighbors Edith Swan and

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Variety’s 27th annual brunch honors up-and-coming directors

10 directors will be celebrated at Variety’s annual brunch following Thursday’s Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala.  Check Out: Live Coverage: 2024 Palm Springs International Film Awards Gala Variety awards “10 Directors to Watch” who have made notable contributions to the world of film every year. This year’s honorees include: Blitz Bazawule, The Color Purple

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