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November 19, 2022

Tickets Now on Sale for the 2022 Palm Springs International Film Festival

The stars will shine a little brighter in Palm Springs on January 6th at the Palm Springs International Film Awards Gala. This star-studded event kicks off the 33rd annual Palm Springs International Film Festival, which will run from January 6th through 17th. You’ll be dazzled by the shimmering gowns and smart tuxedos of some of the world’s biggest stars.

The attire is black tie at the Film Awards Gala, which honors the best achievements of the year by a list of celebrated talents. 2022 awards include the Spotlight Award to Kristen Stewart of her work in Spencer, the International Star Award to Penelope Cruz for Parallel Mothers, the Desert Palm Achievement Award to Jessica Chastain for The Eyes of Tammy Faye, and Director of the Year Award to Jane Campion for The Power of the Dog.
2022 Palm Springs Film Festival
Seats and tables for the Film Awards ceremony, to be held at the Palm Springs Convention Center, are now on sale as are full Festival passes. Tickets for individual screenings go on sale in December. The Festival’s film screenings begin on Friday, January 7th, including the “Opening Night” film presentation, and will conclude with the “Best of Fest” on January 17.

According to the Palm Springs International Film Festival website, this is one of the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming over 135,000 attendees each year for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries from over sixty countries.

To keep all patrons as safe as possible, the Film Festival will require all attendees (pass holders and ticket holders), volunteers, staff, guests, sponsors, media, and vendors to show valid proof of full vaccination in order to enter Festival venues and events. Additionally, theater capacities will be limited to no more than 75% and masks are required for all.

Here’s a link to the PSIFF website for full Festival information.

Click here for COVID-19 protocols during the festival.


By Jerry Braun.  Images courtesy of the PSIFF website.