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Palm Springs International Film Festival 2014

Palm Springs, California
Friday, January 3 -
Monday, January 13, 2014

2014 The Notebook (Le Grand Cahier) (Hungary), Director János Szász

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25th Palm Springs International Film Festival

The 25th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will screen all nine films selected to advance in the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 86th Academy Awards®. The Festival, held from held from January 3-13, 2014, will screen 46 of the 76 films that had originally qualified in this category.

The films, listed in alphabetical order by country, are:

The Broken Circle Breakdown (Belgium/Netherlands), Director Felix van Groeningen
An Episode in the Life of an Iron Picker (Bosnia), Director Danis Tanovic
The Missing Picture (Cambodia/France), Director Rithy Panh
The Hunt (Denmark), Director Thomas Vinterberg
Two Lives (Germany/Norway), Director Georg Maas
The Grandmaster (Hong Kong), Director Wong Kar-wai
The Notebook (Le Grand Cahier) (Hungary), Director János Szász
The Great Beauty (Italy/France), Director Paolo Sorrentino
Omar (Palestine), Director Hany Abu-Assad

About the PSIFF

The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) is one of the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming 135,000 attendees each year for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries. The Festival is also known for its annual Black Tie Awards Gala, honoring the best achievements of the filmic year by a celebrated list of talents who, in recent years, have included Ben Affleck, Cate Blanchett, George Clooney, Daniel Day-Lewis, Leonardo DiCaprio, Clint Eastwood, Sean Penn, Brad Pitt, Natalie Portman, Charlize Theron and Kate Winslet.

In the magnificent setting of Palm Springs the 25th Anniversary edition of the celebrated Palm Springs International Film Festival has an exciting lineup of the best of international cinema.

2013 Palm Springs International Film Festival Award Winners

Mercedes-Benz Audience Award for Best Narrative Feature - The Sapphires
Audience Award for Best Doc Feature - Don’t Stop Believin’: Everyman’s Journey
FIPRESCI Prize - Fill the Void
New Voices/New Visions Award - The Cleaner
Cine Latino Award - Blancanieves
John Schlesinger Award - Stolen Seas