With the last leg of this gruelling awards season finally upon us, Film Independent announced their Spirit Award winners. Big winner If Beale Street Could Talk succeeds were industry voters deferred earlier in the season. There were also some very popular wins that has thousands praying for a repeat this evening at the Academy Awards. Here are the Film Independent Spirit Awards winners:
BEST FEATURE – If Beale Street Could Talk(
BEST DIRECTOR – Barry Jenkins, If Beale Street Could Talk
BEST FEMALE LEAD – Glenn Close, The Wife
BEST MALE LEAD – Ethan Hawke, First Reformed
BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE – Regina King, If Beale Street Could Talk
BEST SUPPORTING MALE – Richard E. Grant, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
BEST SCREENPLAY – Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty, Can You Ever Forgive Me?
BEST EDITING – Joe Bini, You Were Never Really Here
BEST DOCUMENTARY FEATURE – Won’t You Be My Neighbor?
BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY – Sayombhu Mukdeeprom, Suspiria
BEST FIRST FEATURE – Sorry to Bother You
BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY – Bo Burnham, Eighth Grade
JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD – En el Séptimo Día
ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD – Suspiria
BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM – Roma, Mexico
PRODUCERS AWARD – Shrihari Sathe
SOMEONE TO WATCH AWARD – Alex Moratto, Sócrates
TRUER THAN FICTION AWARD – Bing Liu, Minding the Gap
BONNIE AWARD – Debra Granik