“The 33rd annual Palm Springs Film Festival will open January 7 with the documentary Dionne Warwick: Don’t Make Me Over and close January 16 with Roger Michell’s final film The Duke, organizers said Tuesday.

Overall, the desert festival, which has become an annual stop on the awards-season tour thanks in part to its Gala Awards kickoff dinner on the eve of the fest, will screen 129 films including four world premieres as part of a planned in-person program. It also as usual boasts a strong lineup of International Feature Oscar entries, with 36 film submitted by their countries for the 2022 race this year including Cannes Palme d’Or winner Titane from France, Berlin Golden Bear winner Bad Luck Banging from Romania and buzzy pics including Flee (Denmark), Drive My Car (Japan) and Paolo Sorrentino’s The Hand of God (Italy)…”

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