LGBT Films Prepare To Take Over The Palm Springs International Film Festival
We have movies on our mind today! While we looked back at the best movies of the year in today’s Top 10 countdown, the Palm Springs International Film Festival (kicking off Thursday, January 3) has us looking forward to the movies we’ll be buzzing about in 2013.
A press release for the PSIFF celebrates this year’s crowded crop of LGBT-oriented films:
The 24th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) will screen 14 LGBT films this year. The Festival’s Gay!La screening this year will be Any Day Now starring Alan Cumming held on Wednesday, January 9 followed by a reception at Toucan’s Tiki Lounge. Cumming will attend the Festival on Saturday, January 12 to participate in a Q&A following his film. (Below is a list of the LGBT films and the link to access them are at http://www.psfilmfest.org/festival/film/results.aspx?GID=18&;FID=63)
The Festival will launch on Thursday, January 3 with a screening of the Foreign Language Oscar submission from Spain Blancanieves directed by Pablo Berger and wraps on Sunday, January 13 with the US premiere of Paul Andrew Williams’Unfinished Song starring Terence Stamp and Vanessa Redgrave. 180 films from 68 countries, including 61 premieres (3 world, 21 North American and 37 U.S.), will unspool at the Festival, running from January 3-14 in Palm Springs, California. The Festival will showcase films featuring Alan Arkin, Annette Bening, Helena Bonham Carter, Don Cheadle, Toni Collette, Marion Cotillard, Matthew Fox, Quincy Jones, Tommy Lee Jones, Al Pacino, Vanessa Redgrave, Chris Rock, Terence Stamp, Marisa Tomei, Liv Ullmann and Christopher Walken.
For more information on the 2013 Palm Springs International Film Festival, visitwww.psfilmfest.org