AMFM Fest Lists Today's Opening Day Schedule

Opening night gala showcases photography of actor Viggo Mortensen and others



Robert Galarza, co-director of AMFM Fest, unveils signage to hang at the Mary Pickford Theater in Cathedral City.

courtesy of AMFM on Facebook

The AMFM Festival cranks up today (June 13) with a full slate of films, followed by tonight's Opening Gala and a cool indoor kart racing including actors Michael Madsen and Billy Wirth.

The Ace Hotel and Bar in Palm Springs are the designated after party hangouts.

Here is the full schedule:

4- 5 p.m. - Benefit Concert for the Boys and Girls Club of Cathedral City with a performance by the Van's Warped tour favorites Miracle Dolls. The Dolls will be donating their guitars to the Club.
Location: The Boys and Girls Club of Cathedral City, 32141 Whispering Palms Trail
Website: www.bgcccity.org

5- 8 p.m. - VIP Opening Night Gala featuring live music, limited open bar and food as well as a gallery showcasing the photography work of Viggo Mortensen, Robert Zuckerman, Craig Semetko, Dan Eldon and many more.
Location: The Mary Pickford Theater, 36850 Pickfair St., in Cathedral City, second floor mezzanine
Website: www.ultrastarmovies.com/theaters/mary-pickford-stadium-movie-theater/

9 p.m.to midnight - Celebrity Indoor Kart Racing at Xceleration with live music from The Pharmacy (DJ Pedro Bass and the Medic), food and drinks provided by Paradiso and the likes of Michael Madsen from Reservoir Dogs, Billy Wirth from The Lost Boys, Peter Shinkoda from Falling Skies, Deep Roy from Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and many more.
Location: Xceleration Indoor Kart Track, 35780 Date Palm Drive, Cathedral City
Website: www.xikracing.com

After parties:

Ace Hotel, 701 E. Palm Canyon Drive, Palm Springs, www.acehotel.com/palmsprings
Bar, 340 N. Palm Cayon Drive, Palm Springs, www.barwastaken.com

Film Schedule
A screening of the Newport Beach Film Festival favorite, The Golden Scallop, Slamdance Favorites Battery Man and Joy de V, and a charity fundraiser screening of films by the children of the Boys and Girls Club and Cathedral City High School lead the opening film schedule at the Mary Pickford Theater, 36850 Pickfair St., in Cathedral City.

TIME

Theatre

FILM

TRT

DESCRIPTION

10:00 AM

2

X

 

 

10:15 AM

3

X

 

 

10:30 AM

4

X

 

 

1:00 PM

2

Genghis Blues

:88

Documentary

1:15 PM

3

Super Charge Me

:75

Documentary

1:30 PM

4

Donner de Temps au Temps (Giving Time to Time)

:54

Documentary

4:00 PM

2

Five Knives

:05

Music Video - B4 Battery Man

4:00 PM

2

Battery Man

:54

Documentary - After Five Knives

4:15 PM

3

Flowing Grasses

 

Documentary

4:30 PM

4

Get Together Girls

:77

Documentary

7:00 PM

2

The Extinction of the Saber Toothed Housecat

:04

Short - B4 Gold Scallop

7:00 PM

2

The Golden Scallop

:83

Feature - After ESTHC

7:15 PM

3

Shorts #1 - Little Block of Horror Shorts

:94

 

7:15 PM

3

Carnavores

 

Short

7:15 PM

3

Zombie Family

:16

Short

7:15 PM

3

Affliction

:15

Short

7:15 PM

3

Venus vs. Mars

 

Short

7:15 PM

3

The Box

 

Short

7:15 PM

3

Boquet of Consequence

:22

Short

7:15 PM

3

Mirror Box

 

Short

7:30 PM

4

Boys and Girls Club Program

 

 

10:00 PM

2

The Last Night of Baby Gun

:15

Short - B4 Joy De V

10:00 PM

2

Joy de V

:87

Feature - After LNBG

10:15 PM

3

Rabid Love

:90

Feature

10:30 PM

4

X

 

 

12:00 AM

2

X

 

 

12:00 AM

3

X

 

 

12:00 AM

4

X

 

 

For more information, visit the AMFM website.

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