The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) announced the dates of its 30th edition. Festival dates will be Thursday, January 3 through Monday, January 14, 2019.
On Thursday, January 3, the annual Film Awards Gala will kick off the festival at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Last year’s star-studded event, hosted by Mary Hart, honored Mary J. Blige, Timothée Chalamet, Jessica Chastain, Willem Dafoe, Gal Gadot, Holly Hunter, Allison Janney, Gary Oldman, Sam Rockwell, Saoirse Ronan and The Shape of Water. More than 2,500 guests attend the event which kicks off Awards season. Tickets go on sale August 1.
The screening portion of the festival will run Friday, January 4 through Monday, January 14. On January 4, the festival will run all day screenings with the official Opening Night screening taking place that evening at Richards Center for the Arts with a party to follow at the Palm Springs Art Museum.
The festival will close on Sunday, January 13, with Best of the Fest screenings taking place Monday, January 14.
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