The Rancho Mirage Writers Festival Film Club

The Rancho Mirage Writers Festival Film Club


Starting on September 20, 2018, a new event will take place at the Rancho Mirage Library and Observatory. The Rancho Mirage Writers Festival Film Club is a free series, held on the third Thursday of each month from September 2018 to June 2019. Films will start at 3 pm and free popcorn and water will be available. A new sound system has been installed in the room for the highest quality viewing experience. Films are selected by Jamie Kabler and Peter Bart.

The theme for the 2019 Festival centers around the 75th Anniversary of D-Day. These movies have been selected to complement and explore that theme.

September 20, 2018: The Longest Day (1962)

October 18, 2018: Is Paris Burning? (1966)

November 15, 2018: The Bridge on the River Kwai (1957)

December 20, 2018: The Dirty Dozen (1967)

January 17, 2019: Flags of Our Fathers (2006)

February 21, 2019: Empire of the Sun (1987)


March 21, 2019: Von Ryan’s Express (1965)

April 18, 2019: The Great Escape (1963)

May 16, 2019: Saving Private Ryan (1998)

June 20, 2019: The Guns of Navarone (1961)