Film Festival 2024

Talking Pictures

One of the distinctive features of the Palm Springs International Film Festival is the chance to directly interact with filmmakers and actors, gaining firsthand insights and observations from them. Checkout our list of this year's Talking Pictures.

American Fiction

In Conversation with: Actor Jeffrey Wright

In one of the smartest and funniest films this year, Jeffrey Wright plays an earnest novelist who mistakenly finds huge success by trading on despised cultural stereotypes. Read More

Running Time: 117


In Conversation with: Director Greta Gerwig

To live in Barbie Land is to be a perfect being in a perfect place. Unless you have a full-on existential crisis. Or you’re a Ken. Read More

Running Time: 114

The Color Purple

In conversation with: Actress Danielle Brooks, Actress Taraji P. Henson, Director Blitz Bazawule, and Producer Scott Sanders. Produced by Oprah Winfrey, Steven Spielberg, Scott Sanders and Quincy Jones, THE COLOR PURPLE is a bold new take on the classic story of love and resilience, adapted from the beloved novel and the... Read More

Running Time: 154

Killers of the Flower Moon

In Conversation with: Indigenous Casting Director Rene Haynes, Costume Designer Jacqueline West, and Set Decorator Adam Willis Told through the romance of Ernest Burkhart (Leonardo DiCaprio) and Mollie Kyle (Lily Gladstone), Martin Scorsese’s highly lauded epic tracks the suspicious murders of members of the Osage Nation, who... Read More

Running Time: 206

Poor Things

In Conversation with: Director Yorgos Lanthimos, Actor & Producer Emma Stone, Actor Mark Ruffalo, and Actor Willem Dafoe A young woman (Emma Stone) is brought back to life by the brilliant and unorthodox scientist Dr. Godwin Baxter (Willem Dafoe), and runs off with a slick, debauched lawyer (Mark Ruffalo) on a whirlwind... Read More

Running Time: 141


In Conversation with: Actress Carey Mulligan and Co-Screenwriter Josh Singer

Maestro is a 2023 American biographical drama film that centers on the relationship between American composer Leonard Bernstein and his wife Felicia Montealegre. Read More

Running Time: 129

Miller's Girl

In Conversation with: Actress Jenna Ortega, Actor Martin Freeman and Director Jade Halley Bartlett A talented young writer (Jenna Ortega) embarks on a creative odyssey when her teacher (Martin Freeman) assigns a project that entangles them both in an increasingly complex web. As lines blur and their lives intertwine, professor... Read More

Running Time: 93


In Conversation with: Actor Colman Domingo

As advisor to Martin Luther King Jr., Bayard Rustin (the incomparable Colman Domingo) dedicates his life to the quest for racial equality, human rights and worldwide democracy. However, as an openly gay Black man, he is all but erased from the civil rights movement he helped build. Read More

Running Time: 108

Film Festival 2024