The Palm Springs International Film Festival takes the international part of its name seriously.
With an emphasis on foreign-language filmmaking, alongside a sprinkling of American movies, the festival brings the world to a little oasis in the desert.
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Hazanavicius was in Palm Springs to screen his wartime drama "The Search" and is just one of the filmmakers who got his picture taken for the L.A. Times photo booth at the festival. You can see the images in the gallery above, as well as watch a video going behind the scenes of the photo shoot.