Michael Douglas 'Icon Award' Presented By Palm Springs Festival

By: Staff
Staff Writer
Published: Dec 28, 2021

Michael Douglas 'Icon Award' Presented By Palm Springs Festival. Michael Douglas will be honored with the 'Icon Award' at the gala event. The 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.