Opening Night Gala

Opening Night Gala
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Gala Screening
Thursday, January 08, 6:30 PM
Palm Springs High School
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Opening Night Gala
120 Minute Running Time

The Festival will open with the screening of Last Chance Harvey (USA) at the Palm Springs High School, followed by a reception at the Palm Springs Art Museum. Directed by Joel Hopkins, the film tells the story of a struggling New York jingle writer and a lonely British bureaucrat who meet in London and transform one another's lives. Last Chance Harvey stars Dustin Hoffman and Emma Thompson who each received a Golden Globe nomination (for Best Actor and Best Actress in the Music or Comedy category) for their performances in the film.

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Last Chance Harvey   

Last Chance Harvey
USA, 2008, 92 min.
Harvey (Dustin Hoffman) is no stranger to disappointment, but today may be the worst day of his life. Drowning his sorrows at London Heathrow Airport, Harvey strikes up a conversation with Kate (Emma Thompson), whose wit and compassion slowly lure him out of his misery.... more

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