The 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) has announced its complete line-up including Premieres, New Voices/New Visions and Modern Masters.
All in all 192 films from 65 countries, including 65 premieres (seven world, five international, 20 North American and 33 US) will screen from January 2-12.
Premieres including Some Kind Of Love (Canada), Don Quixote: The Ingenious Gentleman Of La Mancha (USA) starring James Franco and Twenty-Five Palms from Luxembourg, a documentary about the festival’s quarter-century anniversary.
Among the international premieres are: Accused (Netherlands), The Grandad (Iceland) and Arteholic (Germany), a documentary featuring Udo Kier and Lars von Trier, among others.
The Secret Screening will take place on January 6.
The New Voices/New Visions Award focuses on directors whose feature debuts are currently without US distribution.
The selections are: Afterlife (Hungary), Director Virág Zomborácz; Chubby (Belgium), Bruno Deville; Fidelio, Alice’s Journey (France), Lucie Borleteau; Grand Street (USA), Lex Sidon; Henri Henri (Canada), Martin Talbot; Manpower (Israel), Noam Kaplan; A Moonless Night (Uruguay), Germán Tejeira; No One’s Child (Serbia), Vuk Ršumovic; Theeb (Jordan), Naji Abu Nowar; and What’s Between Us (Switzerland), Claudia Lorenz.
The Modern Masters section includes: Chagall – Malevich (Russia), Alexander Mitta; Clouds Of Sils Maria (pictured, France), Olivier Assayas; Dancing Arabs (Israel), Eran Riklis; An Eye For Beauty (Canada), Denys Arcand; Gemma Bovery (France), Anne Fontaine; The Humbling (USA), Barry Levinson; In Order Of Disappearance (Norway-Sweden), Hans Petter Moland; Iris (USA), Albert Maysles; Li’l Quinquin (France), Bruno Dumont; The Perfect Dictatorship (Mexico), Louis Estrada; Queen And Country (UK), John Boorman; and Red Amnesia (China), Wang Xiaoshuai.
For a complete list of films including those selected in the World Cinema Now and True Stories programme click here.