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Palm Springs International Film Festival

The Palm Springs International ShortFest Debuts With A Brilliant, Innovative Lineup

Greg Archer | Posted 06.20.2016 | Entertainment
Greg Archer

Over the last decade, The Palm Springs International Film Festival, which rolls out the red carpet every January, has emerged as one of the more allur...

Highlights of the 2016 Palm Springs International Film Festival

Brad Schreiber | Posted 01.13.2016 | Entertainment
Brad Schreiber

Among the joys of attending the Palm Springs Film Festival is the opportunity to talk with cineastes from far-flung locations while in line, as well a...

The Santa Barbara International Film Festival: Detached And Star-Crazy, But Worth It All The Same

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 11.02.2015 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

Now you are ready to see some cinema. And, in this regard, the Santa Barbara International Film Festival does not disappoint. With 200 films on tap, the selection here is among the best of all the Southern California film festivals.

Southern California's Best Film Festivals, Part 1: Palm Springs

James Marshall Crotty | Posted 10.23.2015 | Entertainment
James Marshall Crotty

Despite what you've heard about film productions "running away" to Georgia, Louisiana and New Mexico, Southern California (SoCal) is still the world headquarters of global film production. However, what kind of place is SoCal when it comes to film festivals?

A Riveting Never-Before-Broadcast Q&A with Academy Award-Winning Documentary Film Director Laura Poitras of Citizenfour Fame

Nicholas Snow | Posted 05.13.2016 | Entertainment
Nicholas Snow

I am honored to present exclusive audio of a Q&A with Citizenfour Director Laura Poitras, which took place as part of the Talking Pictures program at the 2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Selma Red Carpet Interviews with Director Eva DuVernay & Star David Oyelowo

Nicholas Snow | Posted 05.11.2016 | Entertainment
Nicholas Snow

Selma opened the 2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival, and I was on the red carpet to interview director Eva DuVernay and star David Oyelowo, and capture remarks by PSIFF Executive Director Darryl Macdonald, Director of Programming Helen Du Toit, and last but not least, rapper Common.

Top Queer Stories of 2013 With HuffPost Gay Voices Editor Noah Michelson (AUDIO)

Nicholas Snow | Posted 02.02.2016 | Queer Voices
Nicholas Snow

No topic was off-limits, including Duck Dynasty, Robin Roberts, Ricky Martin, the Winter Olympics, Russia, HIV stigma, Jason Collins, coming out, the glass closet, marriage equality and much more!

Best of the 2013 Palm Springs Film Fest

Brad Schreiber | Posted 03.19.2013 | Entertainment
Brad Schreiber

The recently wrapped 24th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival had, amongst its 182 features from 68 countries, an exciting mix that drew viewers from the world over. These are the most notable among 38 films viewed.

Hollywood Awards Season Kicks Off with the 2013 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala (AUDIO)

Nicholas Snow | Posted 03.11.2013 | Entertainment
Nicholas Snow

If you're anxious to know what Hollywood's biggest stars and directors are going to say in their acceptance speeches this awards season, look no further than my official SnowbizNow online radio coverage of the 24th Palm Springs International Film Festival.

Best of 2012 Palm Springs International Film Festival

Brad Schreiber | Posted 03.19.2012 | Home
Brad Schreiber

The 23rd presentation of the Palm Springs International Film Festival, concluded January 14, presented 188 films from 73 countries, including 40 of the 63 foreign language offerings for the Academy Award.

Angelina Jolie And Brad Pitt Hit The Red Carpet In Palm Springs | Posted 03.10.2012 | Celebrity

Power couple Angelina Jolie and Brad Pitt enjoyed a few hours away from their brood in Palm Springs Saturday night to hit up the PSIFF where Brad was ...

PHOTOS: Stars Hit The Palm Springs Film Fest Red Carpet In Black, Beige, Lace

The Huffington Post | Ellie Krupnick | Posted 01.08.2012 | Style

Itching for the red carpet glam of Golden Globes? Well we've got your preview right here. The stars posed for pictures at last night's high-wattage...

Best of the 2011 Palm Springs Short Film Festival

Brad Schreiber | Posted 09.01.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Schreiber

Palm Springs may hover around 110 degrees in June but this collection of shorts from around the world is a cooling balm for those who have a diverse, worldwide perspective on filmmaking.

Best of the 2011 Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival

Brad Schreiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Schreiber

The Palm Springs International Film Festival has grown to such remarkable proportions that over 130,000 people attended its 205 films from 69 countrie...

WATCH: James Franco Plans Surprise Performance Art Project For Golden Globes

Posted 05.25.2011 | Arts

Actor James Franco is planning a surprise art performance for the Golden Globes. He hinted he might revive his experimental art music project, Kalup a...

Your Weekend To-Do List: Toasting Leslie Nielsen, Spike Lee Signs 'Do The Right Thing'

The Huffington Post | Anna Almendrala | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

For film buffs who want to get the jump on this year's cinema buzz, a road trip to the Palm Springs International Film Festival is on the agenda. For ...

Best of Palm Springs International Film Festival 2010

Brad Schreiber | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Brad Schreiber

This year's festival brought forth some lesser known and worthy foreign films as well some exceptional American documentaries.

My Oscar Adventure -- 67 Movies in 9 Days

Lisa Nesselson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Lisa Nesselson

By Lisa Nesselson Esquire's popular feature "What Does it Feel Like?" has covered topics from the desirable ("What's It Like to Have Tantric Sex?")...

American Primitive: The "Why" Behind a Movement (VIDEO)

Tom Gregory | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Tom Gregory

American Primitive is the "why" that drove early activists like Harvey Milk and the Stonewall demonstrators to demand equality.

Greening Hollywood: And The Awards Go To Leo (DiCaprio), Clint (Eastwood), Sean (Penn), Amy (Adams), Anne (Hathaway

Paige Donner | Posted 05.25.2011 | Entertainment
Paige Donner

The Palm Springs International Film Festival, now in its 20th year, will see more than 125,000 attendees from all over the globe during its more than 200-screening running.