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  1. Under the Same Sun: Palm Springs Review

    11:17 am PST 01/16/2014
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    Israeli-Palestinian director Sameh Zoabi's second fiction feature stars Ali Suliman and Yossi Marshek. READ MORE

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  2. Hunting Elephants (Latzoud Pilim): Palm Springs Review

    11:07 pm PST 01/13/2014
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    Israeli director and comic Reshef Levi assembles a cast of blue-rinse stars, including Sasson Gabai, Moni Moshonov and Patrick Stewart, for this crowd-pleasing caper. READ MORE

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  3. The Searches (Las busquedas): Palm Springs Review

    10:20 pm PST 01/13/2014
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    The second feature from Mexico-based director Jose Luis Valle ("Workers") is an austere but masterful fable shot in gorgeous black-and-white. READ MORE

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  4. The Butterfly's Dream (Kelebegin Ruyasi): Palm Springs Review

    3:25 pm PST 01/13/2014
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    Turkish actor-director Yilmaz Erdogan turns the life of two little-known, 1940s poet friends into a sumptuously staged melodrama with Mert Firat and an exceptional Kivanc Tatlitug. READ MORE

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  5. Belgium's 'The Broken Circle Breakdown' Takes Top Prize at Palm Springs Festival

    3:27 pm PST 01/11/2014
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    UPDATED: Audience awards go to Nagesh Kukunoor's "Lakshmi" and Nicholas Wrathall's "Gore Vidal: The United States of Amnesia." READ MORE

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  6. Coast of Death (Costa da Morte): Palm Springs Review

    10:04 am PST 01/09/2014
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    Currently doing the festival rounds, including an appearance at Palm Springs, Lois Patino's debut is a poetic documentary exploration of a small coastal region in the north of Spain. READ MORE

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  7. The Mercury Factor: Palm Springs Review

    8:54 am PST 01/09/2014
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    Luca Barbareschi hopes to blend love story with thriller, with the adulterated food market as the main course. READ MORE

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  8. Palm Springs Film Fest: Trina Turk's Guide to Desert Chic

    11:54 am PST 01/07/2014
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    The colorful designer dishes on where to eat, shop and play in the sunny oasis. READ MORE

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  9. Palm Springs Film Fest: Meryl Streep Accepts Icon Award With Heartwarming Speech (Video)

    8:08 pm PST 01/06/2014
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    The "August: Osage County" actress tells the star-studded awards gala that "an icon is like a thing that stands alone," but she stands "with my fellow actors. I rely on them. I depend on them. I have them to thank for every wonderful thing that has happened in my life, so far." READ MORE

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  10. Oscars: Foreign Film Shortlist Breakdown

    11:30 am PST 01/06/2014
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    Academy voters, brace yourselves. Nine films have been selected, and there's not a comedy among them -- but there's plenty of suffering, from the dislocations of World War II to violence on the Israel-Palestine border. READ MORE

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  11. Palm Springs Film Festival: Meryl Streep's Acceptance Speech

    12:13 pm PST 01/05/2014
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    The "August: Osage County" star was presented with the Icon Award by co-star Margo Martindale on Jan. 5. READ MORE

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  12. Fashion at the Palm Springs Film Fest Gala: Short and Sweet

    11:14 am PST 01/05/2014
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    All eyes were on legs as the top women being honored at the Palm Springs Film Festival wore colorful cocktail-length dresses to show off their gams and build up to the pomp and circumstance that lies ahead. READ MORE

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  13. Inside the Palm Springs Gala: Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep, Julia Roberts Charm Crowd of Thousands

    11:03 pm PST 01/04/2014
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    The film festival event honored a slew of Hollywood stars including Sandra Bullock, Matthew McConaughey, Bruce Dern and U2 on Saturday. READ MORE

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  14. Palm Springs: Tom Hanks, Julia Roberts, Matthew McConaughey Upbeat on the Red Carpet

    9:10 pm PST 01/04/2014
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    The fest kicked off with Bono and the Edge saying they were touched to be honored, while Harvey Weinstein humorously rebuffed reporters: "Don't Instagram me! Talk to my casts!" READ MORE

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  15. Palm Springs: The Festival That Sonny Bono Birthed

    8:00 am PST 01/03/2014
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    The town's then-mayor brought dollars and tourism to the desert as now, this year, Meryl Streep and Tom Hanks will stop by, international movies are lauded and its must-stop place on the road to Oscar is all but a given. READ MORE

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  16. Palm Springs Film Fest: Amma Asante's 'Belle' to Open Lineup

    10:22 am PST 12/20/2013
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    Roger Michell's "Le Week-End" will close the festival, which runs Jan. 3-12. READ MORE

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  17. Palm Springs Film Fest: Meryl Streep to Receive Icon Award

    1:24 pm PST 12/18/2013
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    The three-time Oscar winner, who is vying for a record-extending 18th Oscar nom for her work in "August: Osage County," is only the second recipient of the honor. READ MORE

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  18. Palm Springs Film Festival to Shine Spotlight on Canadian Cinema

    1:23 pm PST 12/18/2013
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    The festival, which runs Jan. 3-13, also will screen 45 of the 76 films that have been submitted for the foreign-language Academy Award. READ MORE

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  19. Palm Springs Film Fest: Tom Hanks to Be Feted for 'Captain Phillips' and 'Saving Mr. Banks'

    6:53 am PST 12/16/2013
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    The 57-year-old two-time Oscar winner, who could receive two Oscar nominations this year, will get the festival's Chairman's Award. READ MORE

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  20. Of Horses and Men (Hross i oss): Film Review

    7:31 am PST 12/14/2013
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    The prize-winning debut by writer-director Benedikt Erlingssen, co-produced with Germany, has been selected as Iceland's Foreign-Language Oscar submission. READ MORE

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  21. Palm Springs Film Fest: Honors for '12 Years' Scene-Stealer and 'Mr. Banks' Composer

    10:52 am PST 12/09/2013
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    Lupita Nyong'o will receive the Breakthrough Performance Award and Thomas Newman will accept the Frederick Loewe Award for Film Composing, which he previously won in 2006. READ MORE

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