With the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards is just days away (airing live on January 12th!), Hollywood kicked off award season early with the 25th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Gala this past weekend, which honored a few of the Golden Globe nominees themselves in Palm Springs, California.
Among the stars, Lupita Nyong’o was awarded the Breakthrough Performance Award for her role in 12 Years a Slave (and wore a stunning belted Elie Saab sheath dress with metallic embroidery), while Sandra Bullock (in a pink-and-orange two-toned Alex Perry dress) and Matthew McConaughey were both honored with the Desert Palm Achievement Awards, along with Meryl Streep (Icon Award), Tom Hanks (Chairman’s Award), Julia Roberts (Spotlight Award), and more.
With more than 2,100 guests in attendance, actors Bradley Cooper, Amy Adams, Naomie Harris, and Idris Elba all came out (in their stylish attires no less) to support their films and fellow co-stars. To see more photos from the gala, look through our gallery!
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