The Palm Springs International Film Festival, which was scheduled to take place from January 7 to 17, 2022, was canceled by its organizers due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
< Based on data on the current rise in COVID cases, Palm Springs International Film Society has announced that the film festival will not be running this year from January 7-17. The presentation of the film awards on January 6 is canceled. After careful consideration, the Film Society believes that this is the most responsible decision to ensure the safety of our patrons, filmmakers and staff. The money for purchased tickets and passes to the festival will be returned, '' the organizers of the event said in an official statement.
The festival will be held from June 21 to June 27, 2022. The film festival and the in-person film awards will resume in January 2023. The names of this year's laureates will be announced following an official selection on January 15, 2022 via press release and social media.