January 5 - 16, 2012
The Palm Springs International Film Festival (PSIFF) is one of the largest film festivals in North America, welcoming 130,000 attendees each year for its lineup of new and celebrated international features and documentaries.
The 23rd presentation of the Palm Springs International Film Festival, concluded January 14, presented 188 films from 73 countries, including 40 of the 63 foreign language offerings for the Academy Award.
Among them "Black bread", written and directed by Agusti Villaronga and winner of thirteen Gaudi Awards and nine Goya Awards, and selected as the Spanish entry for The best Foreign Language Film at the 84th Academy Awards.
Producer Isona Passola,Director Agustin Villaronga and actors Fransesc Colomer and Marina Comas attended Palm Springs film festival as part of their Oscars Campaign.
EGEDA was present at NATPE, represented by Elvi Cano, Communications director of EGEDA US and Soledad Gonzalez, Marketing Director of EGEDA US participating actively in "Black Bread’s Oscar campaign".
Besides Black Bread, there were 8 more Spanish productions and coproductions at the Festival:
"Cousinhood", "The perfect stranger", "Happy new year Grandma", "Wrinkles", "Las acacias", "By the fire", "The squad" and "Jose and Pilar".