The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) is one of the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming 135,000 attendees last year for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries. PSIFF has announced that the following tickets and passes for the 28th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival will be available for purchase August 1, 2016: 

  • Awards Gala: A black tie gala honoring the best achievements of the filmic year by a celebrated list of talents who, in recent years, have included Ben Affleck, Javier Bardem, Cate Blanchett, Sandra Bullock, Bradley Cooper, George Clooney, Daniel Day-Lewis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Clint Eastwood, Tom Hanks, Matthew McConaughey, Julianne Moore, Brad Pitt, Eddie Redmayne, Julia Roberts, David O. Russell, Meryl Streep, and Reese Witherspoon (Jan. 2, 2017);
  • Book to Screen: A popular Festival sidebar shining a light on the often complex, always invigorating ways in which the written word informs and inspires motion pictures (Jan. 3 & 4, 2017);
  • Opening Night (Jan. 5, 2017);
  • Closing Night (Jan. 15, 2017);
  • Talking Pictures: Conversations with the cinema's foremost creative talents; past events have featured Matt Damon, Ridley Scott, Will Smith, Shirley MacLaine, George Clooney, Naomi Watts, Gary Oldman, Colin Firth, Javier Bardem, Walter Salles, Gus Van Sant, Michael Douglas among others (events to be announced, with tickets available Dec. 20, 2016); and
  • Best of the Fest Screenings (Jan. 16, 2017) 

All of the above can be purchased online (, via phone (800.898.7256 or 760.778.8979 Monday-Friday 9am-5pm), or in person at PSIFF Ticket & Information Center and Box Office Locations. 

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