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.

Events

Upcoming Screenings

FILM, THE LIVING RECORD OF OUR MEMORY  (Canada/Spain)

FILM, THE LIVING RECORD OF OUR MEMORY (Canada/Spain)

Why are we still able to watch moving images captured over 125 years ago? As we move ever further into the digital age, our audiovisual heritage seems to be taken increasingly for granted. However, much of our filmed history and cinema has already been lost forever. Film archivists, curators,...

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LA CIVIL / Mexico

LA CIVIL / Mexico

Cielo’s teenage daughter, Laura, is kidnapped in Northern Mexico. Despite paying several ransoms, Laura is not returned. When the authorities offer no support in the search, Cielo takes matters into her own hands. She finds help from Lamarque, a military man with an unconventional modus operandi, who agrees to assist her in her search – off the record – in exchange for...

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PEACEFUL / DE SON VIVANT  (France/Belgium)

PEACEFUL / DE SON VIVANT (France/Belgium)

  A son in denial of a serious illness. A mother facing the unbearable. And between them a doctor and a nurse fighting to do their job and bring them to acceptance. They have one year and four seasons to come together and understand what it means to die while living. Genre:  Drama Run time:  122 minutes Country:  France, Belgium Language:  French w/English subtitles...

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ON THE EDGE (Belgium/France)

ON THE EDGE (Belgium/France)

  Brussels. Leo, a Spanish metro driver, while conducting his train and arriving at a station, sees a young man in distress on the edge of the platform. He recognizes his son Hugo right before he falls onto the rails and then dies at the hospital. Leo, who had not seen his son for years, will discover that he was involved in a bloody heist. While on the trail of his...

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