Jamie Brewer of American Horror Story fame helps Palm Springs inaugurate its International Down Syndrome Film Festival
A new cinema fest honoring on-screen and behind-the-camera efforts by people with developmental disabilities will debut in the desert May 3 – 5, with some proceeds going to a Coachella non-profit. Palm Springs International Down Syndrome Film Festival, presented by Filmmakers Gallery, will screen 20 comedic and dramatic features and shorts, as well as documentaries at the Palm Springs Cultural Center.
Actress Jamie Brewer, who was cast in four seasons of the Emmy and Golden Globe Award-winning series American Horror Story, will be in attendance during the fest. Her recent movie Turnover, which won the Audience Choice award and Best Feature Film for Family at the Idyllwild International Festival of Cinema in March, will kick off the event on May 3.Read the full article