JOIN US at Camelot Theatres in beautiful Palm Springs, California, for an inspiring weekend and enjoy diverse films about women. All proceeds benefit Planned Parenthood sexual and reproductive health care services in the Coachella Valley. This year's two-day event begins on Saturday, October 27, for the opening film and Champagne reception, followed by the half-day festival on Sunday, October 28.
View the film lineup and trailers, and access the link to purchase passes below!
Passes will be available at will-call on the day of the event.
SATURDAY, OCTOBER 27
4:00 - 6:00 p.m.
Out Again | USA | 10 min.
Directed by comedian Robin Cloud, Shatterbox's Out Again portrays one woman's struggle to share her marriage with her mom, who's battling Alzheimer's. TRAILER
To A More Perfect Union | USA | 1 hr. 30 min
To A More Perfect Union: U.S. v Windsor is a documentary that tells a story of love, marriage and fight for equality. The film chronicles octogenarian Edie Windsor and her attorney, Roberta Kaplan, on their quest for justice: Edie had been forced to pay a huge estate tax bill upon the death of her spouse because the federal government denied federal benefits to same-sex couples. Deeply offended by this lack of recognition of her forty-year relationship with the love of her life, Edie sued the United States government – and won. Windsor and Kaplan's legal and personal journeys are told in their own words. Beyond the story of this pivotal case in the marriage equality movement and the stories behind it. TRAILER
A conversation with Julie Fink, Managing Partner at Kaplan Hecker & Fink LLP, facilitated by PPPSW Board Member and Palm Springs City Councilmember Christy Holstege.
Special Champagne reception for Platinum pass holders and above at Eight4Nine Restaurant & Lounge directly following.
SUNDAY, OCTOBER 28
1:00 – 2:30 p.m.
The Light of the Moon | USA | 1 hr. 30 minutes
Bonnie, a young and successful architect, is sexually assaulted while walking home from an evening out with friends in Brooklyn. At first, she attempts to keep the assault secret from her long-term boyfriend Matt, but the truth quickly emerges. She emphatically denies the impact of what has just happened to her. She fights to regain normalcy and control of her life, but returning to her old life is more complicated than expected. Another attack in the neighborhood only drives Bonnie further into denial, before an encounter with an at-risk woman causes her to face the truth. TRAILER
3:00 – 4:45 p.m.
Divine Order | Switzerland | 1 hr. 36 min
Winner of the Audience Award for Best Narrative Film at the Tribeca Film Festival, The Divine Order is set in Switzerland in 1971 where women were still denied the right to vote. When unassuming and dutiful housewife Nora is forbidden by her husband to take a part-time job, her frustration leads to her becoming the poster child of her town's suffragette movement. Her newfound celebrity brings humiliation, threats, and potential end to her marriage, but, refusing to back down, she convinces the women in her village to go on strike... and makes a few startling discoveries about her own liberation. Uplifting and crowd-pleasing, this charming, captivating film is a time-capsule that could not be more timely. TRAILER