Palm Springs International Film Awards to Honor Colin Farrell, Michelle Yeoh, Austin Butler and More
The 2023 Palm Springs International Film Awards will be held at the Palm Springs Convention Center on Jan. 5.
The 2023 Palm Springs International Film Awards is set to honor some of the biggest stars and most impressive performances of the year.
The awards ceremony -- run in conjunction with the Palm Springs International Film Festival -- will be held at the Palm Springs Convention Center starting on Jan. 5, 2023. The event will be presented by American Express and sponsored by Entertainment Tonight and IHG.
The festival will open with the red carpet premiere of 80 For Brady, with stars Jane Fonda, Sally Field, Rita Moreno and Lily Tomlin scheduled to attend. The first night of the festival will also feature the awards ceremony -- co-hosted by ET's own Kevin Frazier and Nischelle Turner -- which will honor stars like Colin Farrell, Viola Davis, Michelle Yeoh, Austin Butler and more.
The most recent honoree to be announced is Danielle Deadwyler, who will be the recipient of the Breakthrough Performance Award, Actress for her performance in Till.
"Till tells the true story of the historic activist Mamie Till-Mobley’s heartbreaking fight to galvanize the civil-rights movement after her son, Emmett Till was lynched in 1955. The riveting portrayal of Till-Mobley by Danielle Deadwyler is unquestionably moving and memorable," said Festival Chairman Harold Matzner. “For this incredibly significant performance we are honored to present the Breakthrough Performance Award, Actress, to Danielle Deadwyler."
Past recipients of the Breakthrough Performance Award, Actress include Mary J. Blige, Marion Cotillard, Andra Day, Cynthia Erivo, Jennifer Hudson, Felicity Huffman, Brie Larson, Lupita Nyong’o and Rosamund Pike. In the years they were honored, Cotillard, Hudson, Larson, and Nyong'o went on to receive Academy Awards, while Day, Blige, Erivo, Huffman and Pike received nominations.