Palm Springs International Film Awards to honor Andrew Garfield

Palm Springs, California (December 2, 2021) – The Palm Springs International Film Awards announced that Andrew Garfield is the recipient of the Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actor for his performance in tick, tick… BOOM! The Film Awards will be held in person on January 6, 2022 at the Palm Springs Convention Center, and the festival will run until January 17, 2022.

“From his many film roles and theatrical performances, Andrew Garfield is an exceptional actor, who puts all his heart and soul into bringing the character he embodies to life. In the moving and fascinating musical check mark, check mark … BOOM, Andrew gives a breathtaking and heartfelt performance as theatrical composer Jonathan Larson, ”said festival president Harold Matzner. “For this best career performance, we are honored to present the Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actor to Andrew Garfield.”

Garfield received the Festival’s Ensemble Performance Award for Social network in 2011 and the Spotlight award for Hacksaw ridge in 2017. Former Desert Palm Achievement Award recipients include Riz Ahmed, Jeff Bridges, Bradley Cooper, Daniel Day-Lewis, Adam Driver, Colin Firth, Matthew McConaughey, Gary Oldman, Sean Penn, Brad Pitt and Eddie Redmayne. In the years they were honored, Bridges, Day-Lewis, McConaughey, Oldman, Penn, and Redmayne won the Oscar for Best Actor, while Ahmed, Cooper, Driver, Firth and Pitt received Oscar nominations. for the best actor.

Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winner Lin-Manuel Miranda makes his directorial debut with tick, tick… BOOM!, an adaptation of Jonathan Larson’s autobiographical musical, which revolutionized theater as the creator of To rent. The film follows Jon (Andrew Garfield), a young stage composer, who waits for tables in a New York City restaurant in 1990 while writing what he hopes will be America’s next great musical. Days before he presents his work in a landmark performance, Jon feels the pressure from everywhere: from his girlfriend Susan, who dreams of an artistic life beyond New York; from his friend Michael, who went from his dream to a life of financial security; in the midst of an artistic community ravaged by the AIDS epidemic. As time goes by, Jon is at a crossroads and faces the question everyone has to reckon with: what are we supposed to do with the time we have? The Netflix movie also stars Alexandra Shipp, Robin de Jesús, Joshua Henry, Mj Rodriguez, Bradley Whitford, Tariq Trotter, Judith Light and Vanessa Hudgens. The film is written by Tony Award winner Steven Levenson and produced by Brian Grazer and Ron Howard for Imagine Entertainment, Julie Oh and Lin-Manuel Miranda.

Andrew Garfield is an Oscar® Tony Award® nominee and actor. In 2016, Garfield appeared in Mel Gibson’s Academy Award®– nominated epic of WWII, Hacksaw ridge. Garfield’s critically acclaimed performance earned him Oscar lead actor nominations®, Golden Globe Awards®, Screen Actors Guild Awards and BAFTA Awards. His other film credits include Main stream, Under the money, To breathe, Silence, 99 homes, The Amazing Spider-Man and The Incredible Spider-Man 2, Social network, Never let Me Go, I am here, The Imaginarium of Dr Parnassus, Red Riding Trilogy – 1974, Lions for lambs, and Boy A, for which he won the BAFTA’s Best Actor Award in 2008. His most recent project was Tammy Faye’s eyes and it’s currently in production on FX’s Under the banner of heaven.