Gala will also celebrate Pollack, Winslet, Field, Beach
The cast of “Babel” will receive the Palm Springs Film Festival’s ensemble performance award, while helmer Alejandro Gonzalez Inarritu has been selected for the director nod.Cast members Brad Pitt, Cate Blanchett, Adriana Barraza and Rinko Kikuchi are expected to attend the Jan. 6 awards gala along with Inarritu. This year is the first that the fest has presented an ensemble award. Gala at the Palm Springs Convention Center will also honor Sydney Pollack, Kate Winslet, Todd Field and Adam Beach. Fest runs Jan. 4-15.