We take you to the star-studded Palm Springs International Film Festival with Nicole Kidman, Natalie Portman, Casey Affleck and Andrew Garfield & see how Palm Springs helps local children and students airing this week on California Life

This week on California Life HD ~ We have a very special episode highlighting the Palm Springs International Film Festival. Our host Heather Dawson reports from the red carpet to bring you all of your favorite A-list celebrities.

Then we head to the festival’s up-scale Film Awards Gala where some of Hollywood’s biggest leading ladies and gentlemen were honored with achievement awards including Amy Adams, Andrew Garfield, Nicole Kidman and Tom Hanks— just to name a few!

We take a look back at the amazing life of journalist Gloria Greer, who covered celebrities during Hollywood’s most glamour era meeting the likes of the infamous Rat Pack to American Presidents including Ronald Reagan and Gerald Ford.

Plus, how the film festival is helping local students achieve their own dreams in the industry by meeting and working with top producers and directors, and the City of Palm Springs opens up a park for locals and visitors with special needs.

Watch our special episode of California Life with Heather Dawson highlighting the Palm Springs International Film Festival airing statewide all week. Or watch anytime online at CaliforniaLifeHD.com.