Palm Springs International Film Festival 2018

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Darkest Hour Darkest Hour
Darkest Hour and Thelma
An Inconvenient Sequel: Truth To Power (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: Bonni Cohen, Jon Shenk; Stars: Al Gore)
Al Gore continues his crusade to stop climate change.
BPM (Beats Per Minute) (120 Battements Par Minute, 120 Beats Per Minute) (Country: France; Year: 2017; Director: Robin Campillo; Writer: Robin Campillo; Stars: Nahuel Pérez Biscayart, Arnaud Valois, Adèle Haenel, Yves Heck, Emmanuel Ménard, Rahim-Silvioli Mehdi, Antoine Reinartz, Caroline Piette, Marco Horanieh, Pascal Tantot, François Rabette, Naelle Dariya, Ariel Borenstein, Coralie Russier, Saadia Bentaïeb)
Portrait of the ACT UP activist group, a direct action collective aiming to impact the lives of people with AIDS.
Darkest Hour (Country: UK; Year: 2017; Director: Joe Wright; Writer: Anthony McCarten; Stars: Gary Oldman, Lily James, Kristin Scott Thomas, Ben Mendelsohn, Stephen Dillane)
A dramatisation of the early days of Winston Churchill's premiership and his dilemma over how to handle Hitler.
The Square (Country: Sweden, Germany, France, Denmark; Year: 2017; Director: Ruben Östlund; Writer: Ruben Östlund; Stars: Elisabeth Moss, Dominic West, Terry Notary, Linda Anborg, Claes Bang, Annica Liljeblad, Christopher Læssø, Emelie Beckius, Sarah Giercksky, Jan Lindwall, Marina Schiptjenko, John Nordling, Denise Wessman, Lilianne Mardon, Peter Diaz)
An art exhibit invites passers by to altruism, but things don't go as planned for its curator.
Stronger (Country: US; Year: 2017; Director: David Gordon Green; Writer: John Pollono, based on the book by Jeff Bauman, Bret Witter; Stars: Jake Gyllenhaal, Tatiana Maslany, Miranda Richardson, Richard Lane Jr, Nate Richman, Frankie Shaw, Clancy Brown, Lenny Clarke, Patty O'Neal, Michelle Forziati)
Story of Jeff Bauman, who became a symbol of hope after the Boston Marathon bombing.
The Square The Square
The Square and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
Thelma (Country: France, Sweden, Denmark, Norway; Year: 2017; Director: Joachim Trier; Writer: Joachim Trier, Eskil Vogt; Stars: Eili Harboe, Okay Kaya, Ellen Dorrit Petersen, Henrik Rafaelsen, Vanessa Borgli, Stian Werme, Anders Mossling, Marte Magnusdotter Solem, Ingrid Giæver, Peter Ekedahl, Steinar Klouman Hallert, Grethe Eltervåg, Jonas Jörgensen, Johannes Wike, Ian Twedmark)
Strange things happen to a religious young woman when she starts to fall in love.
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (Country: US, UK; Year: 2017; Director: Martin McDonagh; Writer: Martin McDonagh; Stars: Peter Dinklage, Woody Harrelson, Abbie Cornish, Sam Rockwell, Caleb Landry Jones, Kerry Condon, Frances McDormand, Kathryn Newton, Zeljko Ivanek, John Hawkes, Lucas Hedges, Clarke Peters, Samara Weaving, Nick Searcy, Sandy Martin)
A grieving mother takes on a town's police chief after the murder of her daughter goes unsolved.
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