January 2-13, 2020

  • On Thursday, January 2, the annual Film Awards Gala will kick off the festival at the Palm Springs Convention Center.
  • The screening portion of the festival will run Friday, January 3 through Monday, January 13.  On January 3, the festival will run screenings all day with the official Opening Night screening taking place that evening.
  • The festival will close on Sunday, January 12, with Best of the Fest screenings taking place Monday, January 13.

The Palm Springs International Film Festival is one of the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming over 135,000 attendees each year for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries.  The Festival is also known for its annual Film Awards Gala, honoring the best achievements of the filmic year by a celebrated list of talents.  Produced by the Palm Springs International Film Society, the Festival offers 12 days of events and film screenings featuring over 200 films from 60+ countries.  We welcome you to join us at our venues in Palm Springs and Cathedral City.  See you at the movies!

For more information, call  760.778.8979 or 800.898.7256 Monday-Friday 9am-5pm

Films and Schedule

Films and Screenings

Festival Schedule

Festival Film Guides will be available at the Ticket and Information Center and Festival Office on December 16, 2019.

Film Awards Gala

Film Awards Gala: Thursday, January 2, 2020
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Passes for the 2020 Palm Springs International Film Festival available now. Get yours before they sell out. View pass options and purchase


Individual film and event tickets, including Opening & Closing Night, will be available for purchase in December, 2019.

American Express® Presale:
Starting at 9am on December 10 through December 16, 2019 
*Must be purchased with valid American Express Card, Vouchers are not redeemable during American Express presale days

Film Society Member Days:
Starting at 9am on December 17 through December 19, 2019
Must be a valid Palm Springs International Film Society Member to purchase or redeem vouchers
*Members must be logged into your valid member account when purchasing online

General Sale Dates:
Starting 9am on December 20, 2019


Learn more about our venues and Ticket & Information Center.  Addresses, maps, where to park, concession information. Click Here

2020 Film Festival