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Mar 21

AmDocs Home Stay Program Creates Unique Cultural Exchange for Filmmakers and Host Families.

AmDocs Home Stay Program Creates Unique Cultural Exchange for Filmmakers and Host Families. When Ted Grouya came up with the idea of creating what ultimately became The American Documentary Film Festival and Film Fund (AmDocs), he had some rather innovative programs he wanted to make a part of the festival. One of them was the …

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Mar 21

American Documentary Film Festival and Film Fund (AmDocs) Announces 2016 Schedule; Tickets and Passes for all Screenings and Events Now on Sale.

American Documentary Film Festival and Film Fund (AmDocs) Announces 2016 Schedule Tickets and Passes for all Screenings and Events Now on Sale. The American Documentary Film Festival and Film Fund (AmDocs), which runs from March 30th through April 4th, 2016, today announced the complete schedule for its Fifth Anniversary Edition. “We are screening 150 films …

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Mar 07

2016 American Documentary Film Festival SnapShots: Skin and Bones

2016 American Documentary Film Festival SnapShots: Skin and Bones by Miriam Blume Director Michael Dinesen’s new documentary film, “Skin And Bones” is at times hard to watch. Without being gratuitous or obscene, he’s an adept filmmaker who knows how to be respectful with his lens yet at the same take us to a place that …

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Jan 20

American Documentary Film Festival (AmDocs) Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With More Screenings Than Ever Before.

American Documentary Film Festival (AmDocs) Celebrates Fifth Anniversary With More Screenings Than Ever Before.  The American Documentary Film Festival (AmDocs) celebrates its fifth year in 2016 with an exciting line up of over 140 films from more than 35 countries during its six day run. “This is our largest line-up ever,” said Ted Grouya, AmDocs’ Founder …

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Nov 29

The Palm Springs Cultural Center and David Green’s Musical Theatre University (MTU) to Present New Holiday Event: White Christmas – A Palm Springs Holiday Spectacular!

The Palm Springs Cultural Center and David Green’s Musical Theatre University (MTU) to Present New Holiday Event: White Christmas – A Palm Springs Holiday Spectacular! The Palm Springs Cultural Center and David Green’s Musical Theatre University (MTU) are teaming up this year to present a brand new holiday show – White Christmas – A Palm Springs Holiday Spectacular. “This …

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Oct 03

Fresh Pick of the Week for October 10 through 16, 2015

Certified Farmers Market Fresh Pick of the Week: Okra! This week’s Fresh Pick of the Week from the Certified Farmers’ Markets is Okra. Okra (also known as gumbo), is a tall-growing, warm-season, annual vegetable from the same family as Hollyhock, Rose of Sharon and Hibiscus. The immature pods are used for soups, canning and stews …

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Oct 03

The Palm Springs Cultural Center announces first annual Palm Springs Classic Science Fiction Festival! 

The Palm Springs Cultural Center announces first annual Palm Springs Classic Science Fiction Festival!   The Palm Springs Cultural Center (PSCC) will present the first annual Palm Springs Classic Science Fiction Festival at the Camelot Theaters on October 23-25, 2015. “The notion for this event has been germinating for quite awhile and it is fantastic to see it come to fruition this …

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Oct 03

The Coachella Valley’s Three Outdoor Certified Farmers Markets Are Set To Open For The 2015/16 Season, Beginning October 3rd!

The Coachella Valley’s Three Outdoor Certified Farmers Markets Are Set To Open For The 2015/16 Season, Beginning October 3rd! Presented by The Palm Springs Cultural Center Palm Springs Market opens Saturday October 3rd, Old Town La Quinta Market Opens Sunday, October 4th And Palm Desert Evening Market Opens Wednesday October 7th Coachella Valley foodies (chefs, restaurant owners, home …

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Sep 11

Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival Returns with more films in more theatres, and adds New Media Component.

Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival Returns with more films in more theatres, and adds New Media Component. Eighth Anniversary Edition Runs from Thursday, Sept. 17th through Sunday, Sept. 20th Cinema Diverse: The Palm Springs LGBTQ Film Festival, opens its Eighth Edition on Thursday, September 17th and runs through Sunday, September 20th at …

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Jul 18

Hush Up Sweet Charlotte Film to Screen at Sea on the Cinema Diverse Cruise to Alaska and at The Palm Springs Gay & Lesbian Film Festival

Hush Up Sweet Charlotte Film to Screen at Sea on the Cinema Diverse Cruise to Alaska and at The Palm Springs Gay & Lesbian Film Festival Cinema Diverse, The Palm Springs Gay & Lesbian Film Festival, announced today that it will feature a world-wide exclusive sneak preview of the film, Hush Up Sweet Charlotte, during …

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