Mary J Blige will be honored for her role in Mudbound. The 29th annual Palm Springs International Film Festival will be January 2. Mary will get the Breakthrough Performance Award for her performance in Mudbound. Festival Chairman Harold Matzner said, “Mary J. Blige is a global superstar in the world of music who continues to make her mark as an actress in both television and film. In her current film ‘Mudbound,’ Blige gives a quiet yet fantastic performance as Florence Jackson, a strong woman supporting her sharecropper family in rural Mississippi.” More here.