Special Notice:
Effective 03/05/2022

Covid Guidelines: Photo ID, Proof of full vaccination including booster shot,  Seating is socially distanced so please allow a two-seat buffer between parties and do not sit directly behind anyone.  Masks are no longer required, but recommended,


Free to DFS members. Guests pay $15 cash at the door. Movie begins promptly at 10:00 AM. Doors unlock at 9:30

Our Mission

Desert Film Society

The Desert Film Society promotes the appreciation of film in the Coachella Valley by providing Society members an unique opportunity to view the latest in art, international & cutting-edge independent cinema and educating members by providing a platform for discussion of the art of film and film craft.  Since 2002, Desert Film Society has presented one-time screenings of award winning films from global festivals.


Upcoming Screenings

NIGHT DOCTOR / Médecin de nuit  (France)

NIGHT DOCTOR / Médecin de nuit (France)

May 21, 2022 – NIGHT DOCTOR – Mikaël is a doctor on night call.  He looks after patients from underprivileged neighborhoods, as well as those whom no one else wants to see: drug addicts, homeless people, those living in challenging areas,  Tonight, he has to reclaim control over his life.   

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June 4, 2022 – IN FRONT OF YOUR FACE. After years of living abroad, a middle-aged former actress (Lee Hye-young) has returned to Seoul to reconnect with her past and perhaps make amends. 

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FULL TIME / A plein temps  (France)

FULL TIME / A plein temps (France)

June 18, 2022 – FULL TIME / A TEMPS PLEIN – Marie goes to great lengths to raise her two children in the countryside while keeping her job in a Parisian luxury hotel despite the daily commute to Paris. When she finally gets a job interview for a position she had long been hoping for, a national strike breaks out, paralyzing the public transport system. The fragile balance that Marie has established is jeopardized. Marie then sets off on a frantic race against time, at the risk of foundering.

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