Palm Springs film fest to honor actor Sinatra

The fourth annual Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival has been set for Jan. 7-17 with four world premieres, seven North American and six U.S. premieres already confirmed.

In addition, Academy Award-winning actor Frank Sinatra will be honored with the Desert Palm Achievement Award.

Heading the list of world premieres are Jeff Reiner’s “Trouble Bound” (U.S.) and Scott Rosenfelt’s “Family Prayers” (U.S.), starring Joe Mantegna and Anne Archer. The remaining world premieres will be announced shortly.

The scheduled North American premieres include Robert Van Ackeren’s “The True Story of Men and Women” (Germany), Ross Cramer’s “God on the Rocks” (Great Britain), Daisuke Tengen’s “I Love Nippon” (Japan), Christopher Monger’s “Just Like a Woman” (Great Britain), Vadim Jean and Gary Sinyor’s “Leon the Pig Farmer ,” (Great Britain) and Malcolm McKay’s “Maria’s Child” (Great Britain).

The U.S. premieres include David Caesar’s “Greenkeeping” (Australia), Roeland Kerbosch’s “For a Lost Soldier,” (Netherlands), Mauro Farias’ “I Don’t Want to Talk About It Now” (Brazil), Jack Darcus’ “The Portrait” (Canada) and the China entry, “Stagnant Water.”

Sinatra will be honored at a tribute gala, to be hosted by Robert Wagner, Jan. 9 at the Riviera Resort Hotel. Evening will feature a retrospective of his film career.

Major sponsors for the non-profit event are Apple Computers, the city of Palm Springs, Delta Airlines, Desert Hospital, GTE, Northern Telecom, the Palm Springs Mall, Premiere magazine and Wells Fargo Bank.

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