Short Film Program List


On the Road

A lot can happen when we’re neither here nor there, but somewhere in between. Hit the road with these stories of the mysteries, memories and power contained in our cars.
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June 22, 2019 6:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Opening Night

Welcome to ShortFest! Enjoy a selection of crowd pleasing short films at the Camelot Theatres followed by a kaleidoscopic party high in the sky amongst vintage planes at the Palm Springs Air Museum. Take a trip across the globe with DJ Gingee along with food and drinks provided by Lulu's.
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June 18, 2019 6:30 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Outsiders & Underdogs

These are the black sheep, the maltreated, the odd ones out, the ones marching to the beats of their own drums. They may be destined to fail but sometimes they beat the odds. No matter what, we’re still rooting for them!
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June 18, 2019 1:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Parables, Fantasies & Fables

Step into the ether and lose yourself in this selection of imaginative, unearthly shorts.
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June 21, 2019 8:30 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Parental Control

It’s said that you’re never really “ready” for parenthood, and likewise, no child is truly prepared to lose a mother or father. These varied tales show how the unconditional love for their children can inspire parents’ courageous acts, and what can happen when the roles are reversed.
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June 20, 2019 11:00 AM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Public Spaces, Private Lives

Hidden desires and private aspirations come to light in this selection of intimate shorts. Who we are isn’t always how we present ourselves.
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June 20, 2019 8:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Same Planet, Different Worlds

In the melting pot of the modern world we brush up against real and imagined divides every day. These stories exist along those boundary lines, challenging us to see the humanity on both sides.
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June 19, 2019 10:00 AM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Secrets & Lies

Misguided assumptions, hidden identities and shocking revelations—these films pull back the curtain on the things we keep hidden from ourselves and from each other.
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June 22, 2019 8:30 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Shorties!

Films for kids and the young at heart, this mix of family-friendly fare features a variety of animated and live action tales. (Parents take note: you’ll encounter a few subtitles here, but nothing that’s required for the enjoyment of the stories.)
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June 22, 2019 10:30 AM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Sibling Stories

With life’s myriad challenges, the bond that exists between siblings can at times comfort in ways no others can... or exacerbate the conflict even further.
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June 18, 2019 12:30 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Sundrenched

Palm Springs audiences know all about sun, and so do these filmmakers who bring us stories of lost dogs, squirt guns, first loves and poolside miracles – all over the world, everything is heightened by the sparkling sunshine.
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June 21, 2019 5:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Talk of the Town

Word gets around fast in these stories about small communities, where it’s hard to avoid your neighbors and everyone knows your name.
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June 22, 2019 12:45 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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The Things We Do for Love

Romantic and family love tie together this wide-ranging selection of films ranging from poignant to humorous to amazing to heartbreaking.
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June 21, 2019 1:30 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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This American Life

A deep dive into the state of our country at present. Take a glimpse into the lives of these Americans...
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June 20, 2019 2:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Thrills & Chills

Thrill-seekers, rejoice! This collection of genre films will have your heart pumping, your palms sweating and your voices yelping.
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June 21, 2019 7:30 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Thrills & Chills II: It Won't Die

Because one was not enough! In this second genre program, even more characters will be put in weird or perilous situations that will trigger a feeling inside you that won't die...quickly.
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June 22, 2019 8:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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Through Thick and Thin

Whether it's a childhood friend, a deep love, or a close relative, we've all had those ride-or-die people in our lives. This collection cheers on those connections we cherish most.
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June 23, 2019 2:00 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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A World Imagined

This eclectic mix of inventive films boasts arresting visions of whimsical and dystopian worlds spanning science fiction and fantasy, from Steampunk romance to mind-reading police to interplanetary transportation.
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June 19, 2019 7:30 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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WHAT. THE. F**K.

Warning: this program is deliciously weird and risqué. Like "I can't believe I just saw this" weird or "I might need to sit alone for a bit" weird. Also, if you don't want to make eye contact with people afterward, we won't blame you.
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June 19, 2019 8:30 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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We Are the Champions

Sport and competition are the subject of these films that celebrate the human spirit's drive for greatness regardless of the forces threatening it.
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June 23, 2019 1:30 PM
Camelot Theatres (PS Cultural Center)

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