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    Palm Springs International Festival of Shorts: Panels, Experts, Sharp Intel

    The best place to see the big ol’ Super Moon this weekend was probably Palm Springs, which was definitely the best place to watch the 300-odd shorts films assembled by Kathleen McInnis and the big ol’ Palm Springs International Festival of – yes -- Short Films. While the locals went to the movies, t...

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    Review: Oscar-Nominated 'War Witch' Sees Trauma Through the Haunted Lens of Magical Realism

    “War Witch,” Canada’s Oscar-nominated Foreign-Language entry, centers on a young African girl’s abduction into a rebel army, her escape, and the slow, painful process of liberating herself from the army’s traumatic, devastating reach. It is directed by French-Canadian Kim Nguyen, and is the second f...

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    Palm Springs 2013: Award Winners, Plus 'Unfinished Song,' Denmark's 'A Hijacking' and 'This Life,' Alan Cumming in Conversation

    The 24th Palm Springs Film Festival closed Sunday after 182 films from some 68 countries played for an audience of local enthusiasts and out-of-towners with an appetite for the best in foreign and domestic cinema.

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    Palm Springs Festival Review: Oscar Shortlisted 'Sister' Spins a Bleak, Poignant Fairytale Up and Down the Mountain

    Ursula Meier’s “Sister,” Switzerland’s shortlisted Oscar entry, centers on a young woman and boy struggling to live in a drab, unnamed Swiss valley town, while a glittering mountain resort presides above them. The original title of the film, “L’enfant d’en haut” (roughly translating to “The Child fr...

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    David O. Russell To Accept Indie Impact Award at Upcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival

    Variety will present director David O. Russell with the Indie Impact Award at the upcoming Palm Springs International Film Festival (January 3-14), celebrating the "Silver Linings Playbook" filmmaker for his contributions to the art and business of cinema.

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    Palm Springs Announces Complete Lineup: 'Blancanieves' and 'Unfinished Song' to Bookend Festival, Plus Eight of the Foreign Oscar Shortlist

    The complete lineup for the 24th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) is announced. The festival runs Janaury 3-13, and will be bookended by Spain's Oscar submission "Blancanieves," a silent adaptation of Snow White, and closing-night entry "Unfinished Song"...

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    'Les Mis' Director Tom Hooper and 'Life of Pi' Composer Mychael Danna Honored at Palm Springs Fest

    The Palm Springs Int'l Film Festival continues to announce awards leading up to its 24th edition, running January 3-14. Director Top Hooper will be honored with their Sonny Bono Visionary Award, while Mychael Danna will receive the Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing.

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    Palm Springs Fest Honors Richard Gere with Chairman's Award

    Continuing their pre-Oscar fanfare, the Palm Springs International Film Festival (January 3-14) will honor veteran Richard Gere, who nabbed a Golden Globe nomination last week for "Arbitrage," with the Chairman's Award on January 5 at the awards gala.

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    Palm Springs Fest Honors Helen Mirren with International Star Award

    The Palm Springs International Film Festival (January 3-14) will present Helen Mirren with the International Star Award on January 5 at their Awards gala.

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    'Silver Linings Playbook' Star Bradley Cooper Honored with Palm Springs' Desert Palm Achievement Award

    Bradley Cooper will recieve the Palm Springs International Film Festival's Desert Palm Achievement Award for acting at its January 5 awards gala.

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