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Film fest fetes four

Spacey, Jackson, Neeson, Linney given kudos galore

Actors Kevin Spacey, Samuel L. Jackson, Liam Neeson and Laura Linney will be honored at the 16th annual Palm Springs Intl. Film Festival on Jan. 8.

Spacey will receive the Sonny Bono Visionary Award for acting, directing and producing. Spacey’s latest project, “Beyond the Sea,” was produced and directed by the thesp.

Jackson will be presented with the career achievement award for acting. He most recently provided the voice of Frozone in Pixar’s “The Incredibles.”

Neeson will receive the Desert Palm achievement award for actor. He can be seen as Alfred Kinsey in Fox Searchlight’s “Kinsey.”

Also appearing in that film is Laura Linney, recipient of the Desert Palm achievement award for actress.

Kirk Douglas will be honored with the lifetime achievement award and thesp Bryce Dallas Howard will receive the Rising Star Award.

Fest, scheduled to run Jan. 6-17, will feature more than 200 films from 60 countries. Event was started in 1990 by then Palm Springs Mayor Sonny Bono.

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