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Palm Springs International Festival marks the start of the US film festival calendar year and runs from January 2 to 15. As part of its Awards Buzz section this year it will showcase 45 of the 92 official submissions to the Best Foreign Language Oscar race.
The festival will open with Steven Spielberg's The Post and close with Adam Rifkin's The Last Movie Star.
Several stars will receive awards during the festival, including Holly Hunter, Jessica Chastain and Saoirse Ronan.
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Palm Springs Latest Reviews
A pathologist is riven with guilt after the death of a child.
A slaughterhouse becomes an unlikely setting for romance.
An intense psychological drama about a young Iranian man who is desperately trying to meet women who can secure his stay in Denmark.
Dramatisation of the story of ice skater Tonya Harding.
A family's world is rocked when they are told about the death of their son.
A small business owner and part-time cab driver is pushed to the edge by corruption.
When a snobbish woman discovers her husband has been having an affair, she takes exile with her bohemian sister on a council estate.
A spat between Lebanese Christian and a Palestinian refugee leads to division between their two communities.
A transgender woman fights for the right to grieve after the death of her partner.
A teenager faces choices as he comes of age.
Palm Springs International Film Festival Features
Casey Affleck liberated by ghosts Star talks Oscars, Rooney Mara and hiding under a sheet
In the city of the world's desire Ceyda Torun on KEDi, cats, femininity and the soul of Istanbul.
A nice cup of tea and a murder Jamie McKeller on The Book Club, legalising murder, serial killers and cake.
Completing the trip Bertrand Tavernier on Jacques Becker, Claude Sautet, Jean-Pierre Melville and his Journey Through French Cinema.
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