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February 2019

Desert Film Society: CHILDREN OF THE LIE

February 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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A week before her wedding, Agathe Plichard, a pretty young woman of mixed race, is found drowned in the Creuse river. The police treat the case as an accident but her fiancé, Felix Bricourt, is convinced she was murdered. He decides to investigate by himself, despite the wishes of his family, a wealthy dynasty of the region. Won over by Felix’s resolve, police inspector Carole Levasseur also decides to find out the truth. The murder of an independent journalist changes…

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March 2019

Desert Film Society: POINT DEFIANCE

March 9 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Filmmaker Guest:  Justin Foia, Director/Writer  While under house arrest, a stockbroker’s world is turned upside down after his troubled brother returns from military duty in Afghanistan, forcing them to face a forgotten past harboring a dark secret. POINT DEFIANCE – with Josh Crotty (“Scandal”) and Derek Phillips (“Friday Night Lights”) Trailer: http://slemanagement.com/portfolio/point-defiance/

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Desert Film Society: Her Word Against His

March 23 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Laura has a promising career as a young auctioneer, but her life looks set to fall apart when she’s the victim of a rape. The rapist is a well-known and respected gallery owner, and the assault takes place after a cocktail party. Laura knows it’s unlikely she’ll be believed if she files a complaint. But that same night the gallery owner’s wife is murdered at home, and the husband is a suspect. His alibi is that he was raping Laura. When…

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April 2019

Desert Film Society: IMPERFECT AGE

April 13 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Camilla is a seventeen year old who has the dream of becoming a dancer, despite her mother’s concerns.  One day in dance she meets Sara, an aspiring dancer like her, and her life will never be the same.

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Desert Film Society: ME AGAINST THE WORLD

April 27 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Unemployed Audrey is not a fighter. She lives alone with her 16 year-old-son, Enzo, a smart young boy in sport studies. One day he finds himself fighting for his life after taking a certain medication. While the doctors refuse to confirm the link between the drug and his condition, Audrey fights to sort right from wrong in a world she knows nothing about, and where she will probably lose more than her battle to reveal the truth… Director(s) : Thierry BINISTI…

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May 2019

Desert Film Society: DEATH IN THE SOUL

May 18 @ 8:00 am - 12:30 pm
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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A hideous crime, an even worse truth. Marc Lagnier confesses to the murder of his adored son, but refuses to explain. He’s guilty and that’s that: no need to look any further for a culprit. Tristan Delmas, an ambitious young lawyer, is appointed to defend Marc against the latter’s will. Seeking the truth, Tristan looks into the Lagnier family, revealing dark zones and things unspoken. He also realizes his investigation keeps crossing a police search for the murderer of young…

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June 2019

Desert Film Society: LEONA

June 8 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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“Leona” is an intimate, insightful, and moving film that tells the story of a young Jewish woman from Mexico City who finds herself torn between her family and her forbidden love. Ripe with all the drama and interpersonal conflicts of a Jane Austen novel, watching her negotiate the labyrinth of familial pressure, religious precedent, and her own burgeoning sentiment is both painful and beautiful – there are no easy choices to be made and the viewer travels back and forth…

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Desert Film Society: DYING FOR A CHILD

June 29 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
Camelot Theatres, 2300 E Baristo Road
Palm Springs, CA 92262 United States
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Florence Varthy is found dead in her garage. Witnesses to her last few days are questioned to discover who wanted her dead.  How did this woman, only daughter of well-known, brash businessman Jacques Varthy, end up like this?

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