2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations Announced

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The nominees for the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards were announced on November 2. The ceremony will take place on the beach in Santa Monica, Los Angeles, United States.

BEST FEATURE

  • American Honey
  • Chronic
  • Jackie
  • Manchester by the Sea
  • Moonlight

BEST FIRST FEATURE

  • The Childhood of a Leader
  • The Fits
  • Other People
  • Swiss Army Man
  • The Witch

BEST DIRECTOR

  • Andrea Arnold, American Honey
  • Barry Jenkins, Moonlight
  • Pablo Larraín, Jackie
  • Jeff Nichols, Loving
  • Kelly Reichardt, Certain Women

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BEST SCREENPLAY

  • Barry Jenkins, Tarell Alvin McCraney (story by), Moonlight
  • Kenneth Lonergan, Manchester by the Sea
  • Mike Mills, 20th Century Women
  • Ira Sachs, Mauricio Zacharias, Little Men
  • Taylor Sheridan, Hell or High Water

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY

  • Robert Eggers, The Witch
  • Chris Kelly, Other People
  • Adam Mansbach, Barry
  • Stella Meghie, Jean of the Joneses
  • Craig Shilowich, Christine

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD (Award given to the best feature made for under $500,000, given to the writer, director and producer)

  • Free In Deed
  • Hunter Gatherer
  • Lovesong
  • Nakom
  • Spa Night

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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

  • Annette Bening, 20th Century Women
  • Isabelle Huppert, Elle
  • Sasha Lane, American Honey
  • Ruth Negga, Loving
  • Natalie Portman, Jackie

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

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BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE

  • Edwina Findley, Free In Deed
  • Paulina Garcia, Little Men
  • Lily Gladstone, Certain Women
  • Riley Keough, American Honey
  • Molly Shannon, Other People

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

  • Ava Berkofsky, Free In Deed
  • Lol Crawley, The Childhood of a Leader
  • Zach Kuperstein, The Eyes of My Mother
  • James Laxton, Moonlight
  • Robbie Ryan, American Honey

BEST EDITING

  • Matthew Hannam, Swiss Army Man
  • Jennifer Lame, Manchester by the Sea
  • Joi McMillon, Nat Sanders, Moonlight
  • Jake Roberts, Hell or High Water
  • Sebastián Sepúlveda, Jackie

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BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM

  • Aquarius (Brazil)
  • Chevalier (Greece)
  • My Golden Days (France)
  • Toni Erdmann (Germany/Romania)
  • Under the Shadow (Iran/United Kingdom)

BEST DOCUMENTARY

  • 13th
  • Cameraperson
  • I am Not Your Negro
  • O.J.: Made in America
  • Sonita
  • Under the Sun

 

ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD (Award given to one film’s director, casting director and ensemble cast)

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