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Sunnylands Films in the Garden

September 22, 2023 @ 6:00 pm

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One event on September 22, 2023 at 6:00 pm

One event on September 29, 2023 at 6:00 pm

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Sunnyland’s free Films in the Gardens program returns with a trio of back-to-school films from the 1980s.

The series begins with a screening of Some Kind of Wonderful (1987) on September 15. When Keith goes out with Amanda, the girl of his dreams, Amanda’s ex-boyfriend plans to get back at Keith. Meanwhile, Keith’s best friend, tomboy Watts, realizes she has feelings for Keith (IMDb). Rated: PG-13. Run time: 1 hour 35 minutes.

The series continues with a screening of Ferris Bueller’s Day Off (1986) on September 22. A popular high school student decides to take a day off from school, going to extreme lengths to it pull off, much to the chagrin of his principal who will do anything to stop him.

The series concludes with a screening of The Breakfast Club (1985) on September 29. Five high school students meet in Saturday detention and discover how they have a great deal more in common than they thought (IMDb). Rated: R. Run time: 1 hour 37 minutes.

Gates open at 6 pm. Film begins at 7:30 pm. Admission is free. Reservations are not required. Carpooling is strongly encouraged. Please note, parking at the gate or along Bob Hope Drive will not be permitted.

No food or seating provided. Filmgoers are encouraged to bring lawn chairs, blankets, and small picnics. Large coolers, alcohol, smoking, and pets are not permitted.

Films may be canceled at any time due to weather conditions, including rain, lightning, or strong winds.

Films in the Gardens is presented in partnership with the Palm Springs International Film Festival.


September 22, 2023
6:00 pm
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37977 Bob Hope Dr.
Rancho Mirage, CA 92270 United States
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