Michael Douglas Palm Springs Fest 'Icon Award' Gala Event

By: Susan Harris
Staff Writer
Published: Dec 27, 2021

Michael Douglas Palm Springs Fest. Michael Douglas will be honored with the 'Icon Award' at the Palm Springs Festival. The Gala event will salute the actor during a big presentation.

The Palm Springs International Film Festival on Monday announced that Michael Douglas will receive its Icon Award, which will be handed out not at the main awards ceremony, but before a January 13 screening of "Solitary Man" in the festival's Talking Pictures: The Contenders series.

"We're thrilled to have the opportunity to honor Michael Douglas at a time when both his creative prowess and his contributions to world cinema have never been more evident %uFFFD%uFFFD" or more deserving of celebration," said PSIFF festival director Darryl Macdonald in the press release announcing the honor. "Simply put, he's an American treasure."

In addition to the screening of "Solitary Men," the evening in celebration of Douglas will include film clips from his past work and an onstage conversation with Peter Bart.

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