Special Notice:
Effective 04/10/2023

Covid Guidelines:  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



July 1, 2023 ::: Story of boys living on the fringes of Israeli society – boys in distress who were ejected, expelled or fled their homes.

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July 15, 2023 ::: A curious cast of characters, all of whom own apartments in the same block somewhere in Prague, and charts their progress as they attempt to tolerate each others’ presence long enough to take some important decisions about the building’s future

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NEZOUH  (Syria)

NEZOUH (Syria)

August 5, 2023 ::: NEZOUH is a 2022 British-Syrian-French drama film written and directed by Soudade Kaadan. The film premiered in the Horizons Extra section of the 79th edition of the Venice Film Festival, winning the Audience Award. This gentle film suggests that accounts of life during wartime in Syria can be about matters other than death – namely hope, love, teenage reverie, and the comedy of family life.

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