Event & Film Schedule

Sunday March 6, 2022 – Opening Film

Tango Shalom – Feature 7:00 PM

Join us following our opening film for a live Q&A with Lainie Kazan, Renee Taylor, Producer/Director Yan Fisher Romanovsky and Gabriel Balogna, moderated by Temple Isaiah’s Rabbi Steven Rosenberg.


Lainie Kazan is an American actress and singer. She was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series for St. Elsewhere and the 1993 Tony Award for Best Featured Actress in a Musical for My Favorite Year.  Renée Adorée Taylor is an American actress, screenwriter, playwright, producer and director. Taylor was nominated for an Academy Award for co-writing the screenplay for the film Lovers and Other Strangers. She also played Sylvia Fine on the television sitcom The Nanny.  Gabriel Balogna is an actor and Director known for Tango Shalom (2021), Love Is All There Is (1996) and Captain EO (1986). 

Monday March 7, 2022

When Hitler Stole Pink Rabbit- Semi-autobiographical – 10:30 AM

Syndrome K – Documentary – 1:30 PM

Syndrome K – Rabbi Steven Rosenberg will lead a discussion following the film on the history of the Catholic Church and Jews during World War II.  

Neighbors – Feature and Palm Springs Premiere – 3:45 PM

Plan A – Feature based on a true story – 7:00 PM

Tuesday March 8, 2022

Ganef Short, followed by Rose – Feature – 10:30 AM

Bring a lunch (or purchase one at the theatre) and join Rabbi Steven Rosenberg for a “Lobby Conversation” about bereavement and other topics in this year’s movies.

Thank you to Cohen Media for helping to sponsor this movie.

Broken Candles Short, followed by Fiddler’s Journey to the Big Screen – Documentary – 1:30 PM

Join us for a World Premiere as we celebrate the 50th Anniversary of Fiddler on The Roof!

Little Traitor – Classic Feature – 4:00 PM

This is an opportunity to view a classic feature by the same Writer/Director Lynn Roth that will be speaking at our Closing Night Film!

Sublet – LBGTQ Feature Selection to be held at Oscar’s Bar and Grill on 125 E Tahquitz Canyon Way – 5:00 PM doors open, dinner/drinks available for purchase,

film shows at 7:00 PM  Thank you to Oscar’s for sponsoring this evening!

Oscar’s is located in the heart of Palm Springs.  They are best known for their beautiful outdoor courtyard that is the home to many events.  Concerts with Melissa Manchester to film premieres to Open Mic Nights and celebrity sightings— Oscar’s has something for everyone.  On top of some amazing events, they have a fantastic restaurant menu.

Persian Lessons – Feature – 7:00 PM

Wednesday, March 9, 2022

Howie Mandel: But Enough About Me – Documentary – 10:30 AM

Followed by an interview with Howie Mandel recorded specifically for the Palm Springs Jewish Film Festival 

Greener Pastures – Feature – 1:00 PM

Outrement and Xueta Island, A Hidden History – Documentaries – 3:00 PM

Join us for two current interesting, Jewish documentaries


Shepherd, the Story of a Jewish Dog Feature  Palm Springs Premiere – 7:00 PM

Join us immediately following for a Q&A with the Producer/Director Lynn Roth

Lynn Roth was born on November 20, 1952 in New York City, New York, USA. She is a producer and writer, known for The Little Traitor (2007), The Paper Chase (1978) and Shepherd: The Story of a Jewish Dog (2019).