DEC 22 -THE EXORCIST on 35MM- Original Theatrical Release Print

The Moving Pictures Symposium Archive and the Palm Springs Cultural Center are proud to present a special commemorative screening of a rare, preserved original theatrical release 35mm film print of William Friedkin's THE EXORCIST!

Released on December 26th, 1973, THE EXORCIST has inspired some of the most extreme audience reactions in the history of film. In honor of its 50th anniversary, witness THE EXORCIST in its original glory in one of the greatest historic theaters in California.

Screening of this rare, original theatrical release 35mm print is being made possible by special permission from Warner Brothers as part of the 50th-anniversary screenings. This will be the only Southern California engagement for this print. 

Special Appearance: Eileen Dietz "The Face Of Evil"

Transportation between Park & Ride in Los Angeles and The Historic Camelot Theatre will be available. Please contact to RSVP for the transportation and further details. If you are interested in the transportation option, please RSVP for the transportation first to confirm your seat before purchasing your ticket for the screening.




The Palm Springs Cultural Center’s Historic Camelot Theatre is highly regarded by film fans. It boasts one of the largest screens in the Coachella Valley and a state-of-the-art projection and sound system. The Historic Camelot Theatre is also one of the few theatres in the country that can screen 70mm film, 35mm film and digital files. The theatre seats 594 people and includes a stage.

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The Moving Pictures Symposium Archive (Los Angeles)

A non-profit dedicated to the exhibition, education, and discussion of film through preserving the film viewing experience in venues across the country.