32nd Independent Spirit Awards
The 32nd Film Independent Spirit Awards, honoring the best independent films of 2016, were presented by Film Independent on February 25, 2017. 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 live-streamed the Spirit Awards concurrently with the telecast, with an on-demand version available on Sundance Now. The nominees were announced on November 22, 2016.
|32nd Independent Spirit Awards|
|Awarded for||Best in independent film|
|Date||February 25, 2017|
|Site||Santa Monica Pier|
Santa Monica, California, U.S.
|Hosted by||Nick Kroll|
|Most awards||Moonlight (6)|
|Most nominations||American Honey (6)|
Winners and nomineesEdit
|Best Feature||Best Director|
|Best Male Lead||Best Female Lead|
|Best Supporting Male||Best Supporting Female|
|Best Screenplay||Best First Screenplay|
|Best First Feature||Best Documentary Feature|
|Best Cinematography||Best Editing|
|Best International Film|
Films with multiple nominations and awardsEdit
|5||Manchester by the Sea|
|3||Free in Deed|
|Hell or High Water|
|2||20th Century Women|
|The Childhood of a Leader|
|Swiss Army Man|
(The award is given to its film director, casting director, and ensemble cast)
- Moonlight — Barry Jenkins, Yesi Ramirez, Mahershala Ali, Patrick Decile, Naomie Harris, Alex Hibbert, André Holland, Jharrel Jerome, Janelle Monáe, Jaden Piner, Trevante Rhodes and Ashton Sanders
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.
- Anna Rose Holmer – The Fits
- Andrew Ahn – Spa Night
- Claire Carré – Embers
- Ingrid Jungermann – Women Who Kill
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.
- Jordana Mollick – Hello, My Name Is Doris
- Lisa Kjerulff – The Fits
- Melody C. Roscher and Craig Shilowich – Christine
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.
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- 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.
- Warren, Matt (November 22, 2016). "2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards Nominations Announced!". Independent Spirit Awards. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
- D'Alessandro, Anthony (November 22, 2016). "Spirit Awards Nominations: 'Moonlight', 'American Honey', 'Manchester' & 'Jackie' Rally". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved November 22, 2016.
- Film Independent (25 February 2017). "The 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards - Playlist". YouTube. Retrieved 11 June 2017.