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The 32nd Film Independent Spirit Awards, honoring the best independent films of 2016, were presented by Film Independent on February 25, 2017.[1][2] The ceremony was hosted by Nick Kroll and John Mulaney and broadcast live on IFC at 2:00 pm PT. Online streaming service Sundance Now[3] live-streamed the Spirit Awards concurrently with the telecast,[4][5] with an on-demand version available on Sundance Now.[6] The nominees were announced on November 22, 2016.[7][8]

32nd Independent Spirit Awards
Awarded forBest in independent film
DateFebruary 25, 2017
SiteSanta Monica Pier
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
Hosted byNick Kroll
John Mulaney
Highlights
Best FeatureMoonlight
Most awardsMoonlight (6)
Most nominationsAmerican Honey (6)
Television coverage
ChannelIFC

Contents

Winners and nomineesEdit

 
Barry Jenkins, Best Director winner and Best Screenplay co-winner
 
Casey Affleck, Best Male Lead winner
 
Isabelle Huppert, Best Female Lead winner
 
Ben Foster, Best Supporting Male winner
 
Molly Shannon, Best Supporting Female winner
 
Tarell Alvin McCraney, Best Screenplay co-winner
 
Robert Eggers, Best First Screenplay winner
Best Feature Best Director

Moonlight

Barry JenkinsMoonlight

Best Male Lead Best Female Lead

Casey AffleckManchester by the Sea as Lee Chandler

Isabelle HuppertElle as Michèle Leblanc

Best Supporting Male Best Supporting Female

Ben FosterHell or High Water as Tanner Howard

Molly ShannonOther People as Joanne Mulcahey

Best Screenplay Best First Screenplay

Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraneyMoonlight

Robert EggersThe Witch

Best First Feature Best Documentary Feature

The Witch

O.J.: Made in America

Best Cinematography Best Editing

James LaxtonMoonlight

Joi McMillon and Nat SandersMoonlight

Best International Film

Toni Erdmann (Germany/Romania)

Films with multiple nominations and awardsEdit

Films that won multiple awards
Awards Film
6 Moonlight
2 The Witch

Special awardsEdit

John Cassavetes AwardEdit

Robert Altman Award (Best Ensemble)Edit

(The award is given to its film director, casting director, and ensemble cast)

Acura Someone to Watch AwardEdit

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.

Piaget Producers AwardEdit

Honors emerging producers who, despite highly limited resources, demonstrate the creativity, tenacity and vision required to produce quality, independent films. The award includes a $25,000 unrestricted grant funded by Piaget.

Truer than Fiction AwardEdit

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

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Earl, William (February 25, 2017). "2017 Independent Spirit Awards: Full Winners List". IndieWire. Retrieved March 4, 2018.
  2. ^ Gavieres, Jayna (February 25, 2017). "2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards Winners Announced!". Independent Spirit Awards. Retrieved February 26, 2017.
  3. ^ "Discover independent, inspiring, and influential films and series on Sundance Now. Stream today with a free trial". sundancenow.com. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  4. ^ "2017 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS PRESENTERS ANNOUNCED - Film Independent Press Center". www.filmindependent.org. Archived from the original on 31 March 2017. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  5. ^ "Sundance Now to Exclusively Stream the 32nd Film Independent Spirit Awards". sundance.tv. Retrieved 11 June 2017.
  6. ^ Film Independent (25 February 2017). "Nick Kroll & John Mulaney's Opening Monologue at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards". Retrieved 11 June 2017 – via YouTube.
  7. ^ Warren, Matt (November 22, 2016). "2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations Announced!". Independent Spirit Awards. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
  8. ^ D'Alessandro, Anthony (November 22, 2016). "Spirit Awards Nominations: 'Moonlight', 'American Honey', 'Manchester' & 'Jackie' Rally". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 22, 2016.

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