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PALM SPRINGS INTENATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2016 DATES


 

PALM SPRINGS INTENATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ANNOUNCES 2016 DATES

 

Palm Springs, CA (January 9, 2015) – The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) has announced that the dates of next year’s festival will be January 1-11, 2016, for the 27th edition. 

 

The festival will host a New Year’s Eve celebration for all attending festival guests on Dec. 31 at the Palm Springs Convention Center.  The festival will begin on Friday, January 1 with all day screenings and the Opening Night screening followed by a reception at the Palm Springs Art Museum.  The festival’s Awards Gala will be held on Saturday, January 2 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. This year’s star-studded event, hosted by Mary Hart, honored Robert Duvall, the cast of The Imitation Game, Alejandro González Iñárritu, Richard Linklater, Julianne Moore, David Oyelowo, Rosamund Pike, Eddie Redmayne, J.K. Simmons and Reese Witherspoon. Closing Night will take place on Sunday, January 10 with the Best of the Fest screening on Monday, January 11.

 

“The Palm Springs International Film Festival has always been the first major event of the calendar year and we plan on continuing that tradition,” said Festival Chairman Harold Matzner. “Our festival has become an important stop on the awards season trail for both actors and filmmakers as well as our strong showcase of foreign language cinema.”?