While Hollywood is usually the best place to find the best of the best A-list stars, Palm Springs was swarming with celebrities on Saturday for the 2011 Palm Springs International Film Festival Awards Gala.
Natalie Portman showed off her new baby bump in a gorgeous black dress before accepting her award on stage for Desert Palm Achievement Actress presented by pal Jake Gyllenhaal.
The mom-to-be didn’t forget to thank fellow Black Swan dancer Benjamin Millepied, who she said, “now partners me in life.”
Ben Affleck, James Franco, Javier Bardem, Carey Mulligan, Mark Wahlberg, Amy Adams, and many more were on hand for the show.
Check out the full list of awards presented on Saturday at the Palm Springs Convention Center:
Rising New Star: Jennifer Lawrence
Breakthrough Performance: Carey Mulligan
International Star: Javier Bardem
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Frederick Loewe Music: Diane Warren
Director of the Year: David O. Russell
Desert Palm Achievment Actor: Colin Firth
Sonny Bono Visionary: Danny Boyle
Desert Palm Achievment Actress: Natalie Portman
Chairman’s Award: Ben Affleck
Ensemble Performance Award: The Social Network
Career Achievement: Robert Duvall