Fest to fete Howard at gala in January

“Hustle and Flow” star Terrence Howard will be honored with the Rising Star Award from the the Palm Springs Film Fest. Howard will receive the award at fest’s awards gala on Jan. 7 at the Palm Springs Convention Center.

Fest runs Jan. 5-16, and will screen more than 200 films from approximately 60 countries, including most of the foreign film Oscar submissions.

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