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The Palm Springs International Film Festival: A Five-Night Cinematic Experience

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6 Days | 5 Nights
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. Minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
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Join us at one of our most popular film programs, as we spend five nights in this charming desert city, enjoying the Palm Springs International Film Festival. Screen the latest international releases and documentaries – film productions that are in competition for Academy Award Nominations from worldwide studios – and hear commentary from directors, actors and other experts from the industry. Evenings offer free time for you to attend additional films and explore the festival on your own.


• View ten films, several with commentary from an actor or director offering an insider’s perspective.
• Engage in critiquing sessions that give you a chance to analyze and discuss what you saw.
• Receive ticket vouchers to view additional films on your own.

Program Notes

Film #1 The Judgment
Film #2 My Big Night
Film #3 Bota
Film #4 In Search of Israeli Cuisine
Film #5 Parched
Film #6 Sabali
Film #7 A Heavy Heart
Film #8 Heavenly Nomadic
Film #9 When a Tree Falls
Film #10 The Fencer

To redeem your vouchers please visit this website: http://www.psfilmfest.org/festival/calendar/index.aspx?FID=78.

Once you have selected the films you would like to see, click "buy tickets" to reedem the voucher.

For general information about the Palm Springs International Film Festival visit http://www.psfilmfest.org.
Due to the nature of this program, listening devices are not available.

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Walking a few blocks per day, climbing in and out of a bus or shuttle van daily, climbing some stairs.

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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 5 breakfasts, 5 lunches, 3 dinners
14 Expert-led lectures
10 Performances


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