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Antonio Banderas to Receive Psiff International Star Award, Actor

Antonio Banderas to Receive Psiff International Star Award, Actor

Antonio Banderas will be presented with the International Star Award, Actor for his performance in “Pain and Glory” at the 31st annual Palm Springs International Film Festival (Psiff). The annual gala will take place on Thursday, Jan. 2 at the Palm Springs Convention Center. The festival runs January 2-13, 2020.

“Throughout his career Antonio Banderas has garnered international acclaim and world recognition from his memorable performances. In his latest film “Pain and Glory,” Antonio Banderas gives another deeply moving performance as aging film director Salvador Mallo going through a creative crisis as he reflects on the choice’s he’s made throughout his life,” said Festival Chairman Harold Matzner. “The Palm Springs International Film Festival is honored to present the International Star Award, Actor to Antonio Banderas.”

Past recipients of the International Star Award include Javier Bardem, Nicole Kidman, Helen Mirren, Gary Oldman and Saoirse Ronan. He joins previously announced honorees Jennifer Lopez

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