Richard Gere appears on stage at the 24th Annual Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala on Saturday, Jan. 5, 2013 in Palm Springs, Calif. The gala honors individuals in the film industry with awards for acting, directing, achievement in film scoring and lifetime achievement. (Photo by John Shearer/Invision/AP Images)
Gallery: Palm Springs International Film Festival
Jan. 07, 2013 @ 12:43 PM
The Award Season Express made its first stop of the new year in the middle of the desert a couple hours east of Hollywood at the annual Palm Springs International Film Festival gala.