The festival will be held on May 3-5, 2019 at the beautiful Palm Springs Cultural Center, in Theater 3.

AMERICAN HORROR STORY’s actor/activist Jamie Brewer is the Festival Ambassador, and will deliver a keynote address to the audience on Opening Night – prior to the screening of TURNOVER – in which Ms. Brewer stars.  20 shorts, features and documentaries will be screened over the weekend. The Saturday night Festival Spotlight film is the acclaimed drama ANY DAY NOW, starring Alan Cumming and Isaac Leyva, who has Down Syndrome.

Leyva and Writer/Director Travis Fine will be attending. Other actors, directors and producers will make appearances and participate in “Conversations With…” throughout the festival. All net proceeds from the ticket sales will go to benefit the many programs of the Ezekiel’s Gift of Love Coachella Valley Down Syndrome Foundation; which was founded in 2017.

For a complete film screening schedule, all other details and links to purchase tickets – Please visit any of these sites: The Filmmakers’ Gallery Facebook page; Palm Springs International Down Syndrome Film Festival Facebook page;;; or Eventbrite.