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Film Independent Awards: Moonlight Sweeps with 6 Wins

by | February 25, 2017 | Comments

The winners for the 32nd Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced today on a show hosted by comedians Nick Kroll and John Mulaney, and broadcast live on IFC. Moonlight was the big winner with six awards, including Best Feature, Best Director and Best Screenplay. Robert Eggers’ horror The Witch took home the Best First Feature and Best First Screenplay awards. Read through for the full list of winners.


Best Feature


Best Director

Andrea Arnold

American Honey
79%

Barry Jenkins

Moonlight
98%

Pablo Larrain

Jackie
87%

Jeff Nichols

Loving
89%

Kelly Reichardt

Certain Women
91%

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


Craig Robinson

Morris from America


Best Supporting Female


Edwina Findley

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

Sara Jordenö

Kiki
82%

Nanfu Wang

Hooligan Sparrow
97%

Someone to Watch Award


Piaget Producers Award

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