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Independent Spirit Awards Nominations 2017 Announced

American Honey and Moonlight lead with six nominations each.

by | November 22, 2016 | Comments

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The nominations for the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced today by actors Jenny Slate and Edgar Ramirez at a press conference streamed live on Facebook. Hit play to watch the announcement video, and scroll down to see the full list of nominees.


Best Feature


Best Director

Andrea Arnold

American Honey
79%

Barry Jenkins

Moonlight
98%

Pablo Larrain

Jackie
88%

Jeff Nichols

Loving
88%

Kelly Reichardt

Certain Women
92%

Best Screenplay


Best First Feature


Best First Screenplay


Best Male Lead


Casey Affleck

Manchester by the Sea


David Harewood

Free in Deed


Viggo Mortensen

Captain Fantastic


Jesse Plemons

Other People


Tim Roth

Chronic


Best Female Lead


Best Supporting Male


Ralph Fiennes

A Bigger Splash


Ben Foster

Hell or High Water


Lucas Hedges

Manchester by the Sea


Shia LaBeouf

American Honey



Morris from America


Best Supporting Female



Free in Deed


Lily Gladstone

Certain Women


Riley Keough

American Honey


Molly Shannon

Other People


Best Cinematography


Best International Film


Best Documentary


Best Editing


John Cassavetes Award (Best Feature under $500,000)


Robert Altman Award (Best Ensemble)


Truer Than Fiction Award

Kristi Jacobson

Solitary
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Sara Jordenö

Kiki
83%

Nanfu Wang

Hooligan Sparrow
97%

Someone to Watch Award



Spa Night



Embers



Women Who Kill


Piaget Producers Award