Alicia Vikander named Rising Star at Palm Springs


Swedish actress Alicia Vikander will receive the honorary Rising Star Award at the Palm Springs International Film Festival on the 2nd of January. Vikander is known for her roles in A Royal AffairThe Man from U.N.C.L.E and will star in the upcoming film The Danish Girl.

Previous winners of the award include Jessica Biel, Dakota Fanning, Emile Hirsch, Bryce Dallas Howard, Terrence Howard, Anna Kendrick, Jennifer Lawrence, and Scarlett Johansson.



Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.