Skip to main content
Got a tip?
Newsletters

Palm Springs International Film Festival

Asghar Farhadi’s ‘A Hero’ Picks Up Three Awards From Palm Springs International Film Festival

Though the COVID-19 pandemic crushed in-person plans, officials went ahead with announcing honors for films that were set to screen at this month’s Palm Springs International Film Festival. That decision has led to good news for Asghar Farhadi’s A Hero. The film, starring Amir Jadidi in the story of a man who tries to convince […]

AFI Awards Postponed Due to COVID Surge

For the second year in a row, the AFI Awards luncheon — a major stop on the film and TV awards circuit — has been impacted by a surge in COVID cases. The event, at which AFI’s picks for the year’s 10 best films and 10 best TV shows are honored, was set to take […]

Palm Springs Film Fest: Will Smith, Aunjanue Ellis and ‘King Richard’ Ensemble to Be Honored (Exclusive)

King Richard‘s lead actor Will Smith, supporting actresses Aunjanue Ellis, Saniyya Sidney and Demi Singleton and supporting actors Jon Bernthal and Tony Goldwyn will share the Ensemble Performance Award at the 2022 Palm Springs International Film Awards, the Palm Springs International Film Festival said Monday. All six are expected to attend the awards ceremony on […]

Jane Campion to Receive Director of the Year Prize at Palm Springs International Film Awards

The Power of the Dog is leading Jane Campion to the podium. The filmmaker has been selected to receive a Director of the Year prize during the Palm Springs International Film Awards, an in-person event to be held at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Jan. 6. The event — presented by American Express and […]

Kristen Stewart’s ‘Spencer’ Performance Snags Honor From Palm Springs International Film Festival

Kristen Stewart’s turn as Princess Diana in Pablo Larraín’s Spencer has turned heads in the desert. The Palm Springs International Film Awards announced on Friday that Stewart has been selected to receive the Spotlight Award, Actress at the awards gala, set for Jan. 6 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. Stewart is the first boldfaced […]

Palm Springs Film Fest: ‘Ma Rainey’ Star Viola Davis Tapped for Female Actor Award (Exclusive)

Previously announced 2021 honorees include Riz Ahmed, Carey Mulligan, Gary Oldman and Chloe Zhao.

Palm Springs Film Fest: Riz Ahmed Tapped for Male Actor Award (Exclusive)

Previously announced 2021 honorees include Carey Mulligan, Gary Oldman and Chloe Zhao.

2021 Palm Springs Film Fest Canceled Due to Pandemic

The festival was scheduled to run from Feb. 25 through March 8.

Palm Springs Film Fest Dates Pushed Back Due to Pandemic

The fest's glitzy awards gala, a major stop for top contenders on the road to the Oscars, has moved from Thursday, Jan. 7, to Thursday, Feb. 25.

‘The Rest of Us’: Film Review | Palm Springs 2020

Two mother-daughter pairs, left in different ways by the same man, form an unlikely quartet in 'The Rest of Us,' a Canadian drama starring Heather Graham and Jodi Balfour.

‘The 11th Green’: Film Review | Palm Springs 2020

Indie writer-director Christopher Munch speculates on UFOs, the space-time continuum, the military-industrial complex and decades of government secrets in 'The 11th Green,' a drama starring Campbell Scott and Agnes Bruckner.

‘Adventures of a Mathematician’: Film Review | Palm Springs 2020

European production 'Adventures of a Mathematician' tells an unknown true story about a Polish-born mathematician who joined the Manhattan Project at the end of World War II.