Palm Springs: The Fest That Kicks Off Awards Season


Everywhere you look, everyone is focused on the imminent holidays, but immediately after New Year’s, awards season will launch with a bang when the Palm Springs International Film Festival opens on Jan. 2.

Everyone from Reese Witherspoon to Benedict Cumberbatch to Eddie Redmayne is set to be honored at this year’s fest, which can be an early predictor for the Oscars. Watch to find out what made them stand out this year.