Film Festival 2021


January 7-18, 2021

  • On Thursday, January 7th, 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 8 through Monday, January 18.  On January 8, the festival will run screenings all day with the official Opening Night screening taking place that evening.
  • The festival will close on Sunday, January 17, with Best of the Fest screenings taking place Monday, January 18.

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

Festival Films and Schedule Coming Soon.

Film Awards Gala

Film Awards Gala: Thursday, January 7, 2021

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Film Festival 2021