The Complete List of 2017 Independent Spirit Award Nominations

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The nominations for the 2017 were announced today at the W Hotel in Hollywood by Jenny Slate and Edgar Ramirez. Leading the pack in nominations are American Honey and Moonlight, which garnered six nominations each. The drama Manchester by the Sea received five noms while the biopic Jackie got four.

The will air live on IFC on Saturday, February 25, 2017. The complete list of nominees are below.


BEST FEATURE

AMERICAN HONEY
CHRONIC
JACKIE
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
MOONLIGHT

BEST DIRECTOR

AMERICAN HONEY
MOONLIGHT
Pablo LarraínJACKIE
, LOVING
, CERTAIN WOMEN

BEST FIRST FEATURE

THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER
THE FITS
OTHER PEOPLE
SWISS ARMY MAN
THE WITCH

BEST FEMALE LEAD

Annette Bening, 20TH CENTURY WOMEN
Isabelle Huppert, ELLE
Sasha Lane, AMERICAN HONEY
Ruth Negga, LOVING
Natalie Portman, JACKIE

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 SUPPORTING FEMALE

, FREE IN DEED
Paulina García, LITTLE WOMEN
CERTAIN WOMEN
AMERICAN HONEY
OTHER PEOPLE

BEST SUPPORTING MALE

Ralph Fiennes, A BIGGER SPLASH
Ben Foster, HELL OR HIGH WATER
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
, AMERICAN HONEY
, MORRIS FROM AMERICA

BEST SCREENPLAY

and Tarell Alvin McCraneyMOONLIGHT
MANCHESTER BY THE SEA
, 20TH CENTURY WOMEN
and LITTLE WOMEN
HELL OR HIGH WATER

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY

THE WITCH
OTHER PEOPLE
, BARRY
, JEAN OF THE JONESES
, CHRISTINE

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY

Ava Berkofsky, FREE IN DEED
Lol Crawley, THE CHILDHOOD OF A LEADER
Zach Kuperstein, THE EYES OF MY MOTHER
James LaxtonMOONLIGHT
Robbie RyanAMERICAN HONEY

BEST DOCUMENTARY

13TH
I AM NOT YOUR NEGRO
O.J.: MADE IN AMERICA
SONITA
UNDER THE SUN

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM

AQUARIUS
CHEVALIER
MY GOLDEN DAYS
TONI ERDMANN
UNDER THE SHADOW

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD

FREE IN DEED
HUNTER GATHERER
LOVESONG
NAKOM
SPA NIGHT

PIAGET PRODUCERS AWARD



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22nd TRUER THAN FICTION AWARD
Presented to an emerging director of non-fiction features who has not yet received significant recognition. The award includes a $25,000 unrestricted grant.

, Director of SOLITARY
Sara Jordenö, Director of KIKI
, Director of HOOLIGAN SPARROW

23rd ANNUAL KIEHL’S SOMEONE TO WATCH AWARD
Recognizes a talented filmmaker of singular vision who has not yet received appropriate recognition. The award includes a $25,000 unrestricted grant funded by Kiehl’s Since 1851.

, Director of SPA NIGHT
Claire Carré, Director of EMBERS
, Director of THE FITS
, Director of WOMEN WHO KILL

ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD
Given to one film’s director, casting director, and ensemble cast

MOONLIGHT
Director:
Casting Director: Yesi Ramirez
Ensemble Cast: , Patrick Decile, , , André Holland, , Janelle Monáe, , ,

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