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Da’Vine Joy Randolph to receive Breakthrough Performance Award at Palm Springs Film Festival

Da'Vine Joy Randolph
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Da'Vine Joy Randolph

The Palm Springs International Film Festival today announced that Da'Vine Joy Randolph will receive the Breakthrough Performance Award for her role in "The Holdovers."

The award will be presented Jan. 4, 2024, to Randolph at the Palm Springs Convention Center, 277 N. Avenida Caballeros, according to festival officials.

"In The Holdovers, Da'Vine Joy Randolph brings not only her significant comedic talents to the table, but also extremely moving emotional depth to her portrayal of Barton Academy head cook Mary Lamb, who is grieving the recent loss of her son,'' Festival Chairman Nachhattar Singh Chandi said in a statement.  

The Breakthrough Performance Award has previously been presented to Danielle Deadwyler, Mary J. BLige, Marion Cotillard, Andra Day and Jennifer Hudson, among others.

Randolph has starred in "The Lost City," "The Last OG," "The Guilty,'' "Kajillionaire," "High Fidelity," and "The Last Shift."  

The Palm Springs International Film Festival, which gets underway with the film awards, will continue until Jan. 15, 2024.

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