The Palm Springs Film Festival has set 61 premieres in a program of 180 films from 68 countries. World preems include French pic "Elephants," Canadian pic "Molly Maxwell" and docu "Smiling Through…
Palm Springs Film Festival
Richard Gere will receive the Palm Springs Film Festival's Chairman's Award on Jan. 5. Thesp is being honored for his role in this year's "Arbitrage."
The critically acclaimed thriller "Argo" will be honored with the ensemble performance award from the 24th Palm Springs International Film Festival, to be held Jan. 3-14.
Robert Zemeckis will be honored by the 24th Palm Springs Film Festival as director of the year for his latest release "Flight."
Naomi Watts will receive Palm Springs Film Festival's Desert Palm Achievement Actress Award.