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August 2022

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

August 20 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=g7mjM_X8cm4 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, technicians and filmmakers from around the world explain what film preservation is and why it is needed. Our protagonists are custodians of film whose work behind the scenes safeguards the…

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September 2022

LA CIVIL / Mexico

September 10 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ik3TEtfLyCU 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 information that she can provide as a local. Cielo’s collaboration with Lamarque will pull her into the…

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PEACEFUL / DE SON VIVANT (France/Belgium)

September 24 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=upCym_xcJfo 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 Premiere: Director:  Emmanuelle Bercot Writers:  Emmanuelle Bercot (screenplay) | Marcia Romano (screenplay) Producers:  François Kraus | Denis Pineau-Valencienne Composer:  Eric Neveux Cinematographer:  Yves Cape Casting…

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October 2022

ON THE EDGE (Belgium/France)

October 8 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

  https://youtu.be/qrrN0YEumEU 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 son’s murderers, Leo will be closely watched by…

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SKIES OF LEBANON / SOUS LE CIEL D’ALICE (France)

October 22 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:15 pm
Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

https://vimeo.com/720308275 Starring the beloved Alba Rohrwacher and Wajdi Mouawad, the film combines live action with animation to create a vivid picture of Lebanon and is inspired by the family history of filmmaker Mazlo based on her grandmother’s stories of life during the Lebanese Civil War, Mazlo crafts a touching and heart-breaking story of love during wartime. Genre:  Romance / Drama / War Run time:  92 min Country:  France Languages:  French, Arabic, Italian with English subtitles Premiere: Principal Cast: Website: www.dekanalog.com…

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November 2022

FATHER / OTAC (Serbia)

November 5 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

https://vimeo.com/684844319 A small town in Serbia. Nikola, day laborer and father of two, is ordered to give up his children to social services after poverty and hunger drive his wife to commit a desperate act. Until he can provide adequate conditions for their upbringing, the children will be placed in foster care. Despite Nikola's best efforts and several appeals, the head of the social services centre refuses to return his children and his situation seems hopeless. But when Nikola discovers…

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Film Screening – TBA

November 19 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Tickets:  Free to 2022 DFS members.  Non-members $15 cash at the door.  Complimentary coffee & pastries. Covid Restrictions:  Photo ID, Proof of full vaccination including booster shot,  Seating is socially distanced.  Please allow 2 empty seats between you and another party and do not sit directly behind anyone.

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December 2022

Film Screening – TBA

December 3 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Tickets:  Free to 2022 DFS members.  Non-members $15 cash at the door.  Complimentary coffee & pastries. Covid Restrictions:  Photo ID, Proof of full vaccination including booster shot,  Seating is socially distanced.  Please allow 2 empty seats between you and another party and do not sit directly behind anyone.

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Film Screening – TBA

December 17 @ 10:00 am to approx. 12:30 pm
Historic Camelot Theatre @ the Palm Springs Cultural Center, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States

Tickets:  Free to 2022 DFS members.  Non-members $15 cash at the door.  Complimentary coffee & pastries. Covid Restrictions:  Photo ID, Proof of full vaccination including booster shot,  Seating is socially distanced.  Please allow 2 empty seats between you and another party and do not sit directly behind anyone.

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