Cate Blanchett will receive the Desert Palm Achievement Award, Actress at the 27th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival in January, PSIFF organizers announced on Friday. The Australian actress will be honored for her dual performances in 2015, playing the title role in Todd Haynes‘ drama “Carol” and CBS News producer Mary Mapes in James Vanderbilt‘s “Truth.” The award will be presented at the festival’s annual Awards Gala, which will take place on Saturday, Jan.