The 20th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will present Anne Hathaway with its acting honor, the Desert Palm Achievement Award. “Anne Hathaway has grown into one of this generation’s finest actresses,” said Festival chairman Harold Matzner in a statement. “The Palm Springs International Film Festival is delighted to bestow the Desert Palm Achievement Award for acting for her standout performance in ‘Rachel Getting Married‘.” The Awards Gala will occur on Tuesday, January 6, 2009 at the Palm Springs Convention Center and will be hosted by Mary Hart. The Festival runs January 6-19, 2009. [Peter Knegt]
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