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Richard Linklater To Be Honored At Palm Springs International Film Festival

Filmmaker Richard Linklater (Boyhood, Before Midnight, Me and Orson Welles) will be honored with the Sonny Bono Visionary Award at the 26th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF).

Previous honorees include directors Quentin Tarantino, Danny Boyle, Tom Hooper, and Michel HazanaviciusMary Hart will host the Awards Gala on Saturday, January 3 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The PSIFF runs January 2-12.

Boyhood, which Linklater shot over 12 years with actors Ethan Hawke, Patricia Arquette and newcomer Ellar Coltrane, centers on a youth’s (Coltrane) turbulent yet gradually revelatory childhood.

Linklater who has received Best Adapted Screenplay Oscar nominations for Before Sunset and Before Midnight, also directed Tape, School of Rock, Waking Life, Slacker, and Dazed and Confused. Along with his filmmaking career, Linklater is also the Artistic Director for the Austin Film Society, which he founded back in 1985.

For more info on the fest, please call 760-322-2930 or 800-898-7526. PSIFF’s official site is:

Greg Srisavasdi
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