Joshua Tree International Film Festival
a Black Lotus Production
indie films in the Hi-Desert
A full list of guests will be posted no later than July 30 on this site.
2016 JTIFF will take place September 16th-18th.
This year's festival will feature 10 features and 15 shorts; however, this might change, as we are holding spots for two additional feature films.
Filmmakers and holders of VIP Festival Passes are allowed to attend the Kick-Off Party; otherwise, a ticket to Party must be purchased seperately.
All screening information can be found under the 2016 Films tab of this site.
Filmmakers are requested to register on Friday, September 16th at the Kick-Off Party, which will begin at 6 PM.
Passes are available until Saturday, September 17th. Tickets may be purchased in advance until September 10th and at-door if seating is available.
YesQ Yes! Yes! To volunteer, contact us at firstname.lastname@example.org with I WANT TO VOLUNTEER in the subject line. Volunteers must contact by September 1st.
The JTIFF screens a variety of films. It is urged that adults contact the JTIFF Directly to verify that certain screenings are appropriate for youth under 17.
There is limited transportaion available in Joshua Tree during festival hours. It is highly encouraged that attendees take care of their own transportation while in Joshua tree.
There are discounted passes available for Vetreans, Seniors and Youth.
It will be HOT! Although each venue is air conditioned, its not a bad idea to bring a small spritzing bottle. Spritizing bottles may be for sale at the JTIFF Merchandising table.
Yes. FIlmmakers will be available at the Opening Night Kick-Off Party, some screenings and at the Filmmakers Brunch on Sunday.
There is ample parking at each venue.
All tickets will be made available for sale on July 25th
No refunds will be made for passes or tickets purchased.
Screenings will take place at:
the Sportsmans Lodge located at 6225 Sunburst Street
the Beatnik Lounge located at 61595 Twentynine Palms Highway
Both venues are located in Downtown Joshua Tree
Please see the Accommodations link for information where to stay.
Yes. Tickets are available on this site, and may be available at-the-door.