The star of Still Alice will attend the 26th Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) to collect the Desert Palm Achievement Award on January 3.

Moore is once again likely to be in prolonged awards season contention for her acclaimed portrayal of a woman with Early-Onset Alzheimer’s.

“Throughout her career, Julianne Moore has delivered a wide range of extraordinary performances, from such diverse Oscar-nominated films as Boogie Nights and Far From Heaven to this year’s Cannes win for best actress in the riveting Maps To The Stars,” said festival chairman Harold Matzner.

“In her latest film Still Alice, she faces one of her most demanding and challenging roles as Alice, a woman diagnosed with Early-Onset Alzheimer’s Disease. Moore delivers another career-defining performance that is sure to captivate audiences and bring attention to this devastating disease.”

Past actress recipients of the Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actress include Sandra Bullock, Natalie Portman, Halle Berry, Marion Cotillard, Anne Hathaway, Charlize Theron, Naomi Watts and Michelle Williams.

PSIFF is set to run from January 2-12.