24th Palm Springs International Film Festival

Posted 11 years ago by myetvmedia

Closing Night Jan 13th:

The Weinstein Company’s Unfinished Song (UK), directed by Paul Andrew Williams will make its US Premiere at PSIFF.  Starring Terence Stamp, Vanessa Redgrave, Gemma Arterton, Christopher Eccleston and Anne Reid; “the film is about a curmudgeonly pensioner who takes his ailing wife’s place in their unconventional local choir, with hilarious results.”  Terence Stamp will attend the film’s screening. PSIFF

There will be 180 films from 68 countries, including 61 premieres.

The 3 World Premieres are:
Elephants (France),
Molly Maxwell (Canada)
and Smiling Through the Apocalypse – Esquire in the 60s (USA), a documentary featuring Gore Vidal and Nora Ephron.

21 North American Premieres are:
900 Days (Netherlands),
Breakaway (Philippines),
Crawl (France),
The Daughter (Russia),
Dreamers (France),
Filmistaan (India),
Goltzius and the Pelican Company (United Kingdom) starring F. Murray Abraham,
The Hypnotist (Sweden) directed by Lasse Hallström, I Belong(Norway),
Jews of Egypt (Egypt),
Mental (Australia/USA) starring Toni Collette, Liev Schreiber and Anthony LaPaglia,
Papadopoulos & Sons (UK/Greece),
The Passion of Michelangelo (Chile/France),
Playground Chronicles (France),
Purge (Finland/Estonia),
Sadourni’s Butterflies (Argentina),
The Snitch Cartel (Colombia),
The Third Half (Macedonia),
Two Lives (Germany/Norway) starring Liv Ullmann,
This Life – Some Must Die, So Others Can Live (Denmark), and
Yema (Algeria/France)

There are 37 U.S. Premieres along with Galas and the New Voices/New Visions that will be featured at PSIFF from January 3-14 in Palm Springs, California. Telefilm Canada is a proud sponsor of the Festival this year. If you are not there this year consider joining the over 135,000 attendees next time round.


-Moira Romano

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