Festival Slate Includes Top Foreign Language Films

The Festival will show 42 of the 71 films that had originally qualified in this category

"A Royal Affair" hails from Denmark and is directed by Nikolaj Arcel.

Palm Springs International Film Festival

The 24th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival will screen eight of the nine films selected to advance in the next round of voting in the Foreign Language Film category for the 85th Academy Awards.

The Festival, set for Jan. 3-14, will screen 42 of the 71 films that had originally qualified in this category. The films, listed in alphabetical order by country, are:

·         Amour (Austria), director Michael Haneke
·         War Witch (Canada), director Kim Nguyen
·         A Royal Affair (Denmark), director Nikolaj Arcel
·         The Intouchables (France), director Eric Toledano, Olivier Nakache
·         The Deep (Iceland), director Baltasar Kormákur
·         Kon-Tiki (Norway), director Joachim Rønning and Espen Sandberg
·         Beyond the Hills (Romania), director Christian Mungiu
·         Sister (Switzerland), director Ursula Meier

A special jury of international film critics will review the eight shortlisted films along with the other 34 films screening in the Festival to award the FIPRESCI Award for Best Foreign Language Film of the Year, Best Actor and Best Actress.

For a complete schedule visit www.psfilmfest.org.

Add your comment:
Edit Module
Desert Guide
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Related Articles

Happy 2015!

Ring in the new year at a party that suits your style. 3, 2, 1 ... Cheers!

Lisa Vanderpump Will Preside Over Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade

A place on the Palm Springs Walk of Stars and now Reality TV star Lisa Vanderpump will be the Celebrity Grand Marshal of the 23rd annual Palm Springs Festival of Lights Parade on Dec. 6.

"The Imitation Game" Garners Ensemble Award from Palm Springs Film Fest

"The Imitation Game" will receive the Ensemble Performance Award at the 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala on Jan. 3.

Tom Dreesen Performs Act to Benefit Barbara Sinatra's Children's Center

Tom Dreesen recalls Frank Sinatra didn't go to bed until sun up, so they would leave Sinatra's Rancho Mirage compound in the middle of the night and drive around the Coachella Valley talking politics, sports, and Sinatra's childhood.

Neil Sedaka Covers 50-Plus Years of Hits in McCallum Show

Neil Sedaka has been performing for more than 50 years, and the legendary singer reveals he is working on a "very serious musical" about his life, struggles, and comeback featuring all of his songs.
Edit ModuleShow Tags

Promotions + Contests

Cartoon Caption Contest

Cartoon Caption Contest

Each month, we provide a vintage 1950’s cartoon illustrated by Alice Rovinsky. You are invited to submit a caption or vote for your favorite caption.
Fashionista Friends

Fashionista Friends

Experience the glitz and glamour of Fashion Week El Paseo 2015.
2014/15 Best of the Best

2014/15 Best of the Best

Palm Springs Life’s annual Best of the Best. Readers tell us who their choice is for the “Best of the Best” of the Coachella Valley in over 40 categories.
Edit ModuleShow Tags