Independent Spirit Awards 2017: The Complete List of Winners.

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Hours before the 89th Annual Academy Awards Ceremony, Independent Spirit Awards winners were announced and Moonlight took 6 trophies including Best Feature, in acting categories Casey Affleck won Best Actor Award, and Isabelle Huppert won Best Actress Award.

There is the complete list of winners:

Best Feature

  • “Moonlight”

Best Director

  • Barry Jenkins (“Moonlight”)

Best First Feature

  • “The Witch”

Best Male Lead

  • Casey Affleck (“Manchester by the Sea”)

Best Female Lead

  • Isabelle Huppert (“Elle”)

Best Supporting Male

  • Ben Foster (“Hell or High Water”)

Best Supporting Female

  • Molly Shannon (“Other People”)

Best Screenplay

  • “Moonlight”

Best First Screenplay

  • “The Witch”

Best International Film

  • “Toni Erdmann”

Best Documentary Feature

  • “O.J.: Made in America”

Best Cinematography

  • “Moonlight”

Best Editing

  • “Moonlight”

John Cassavetes Award (Given to the best feature made for under $500,000)

  • “Spa Night”

Robert Altman Award (Given to one film’s director, casting director and ensemble cast)

  • “Moonlight”

Piaget Producers Award (Honors emerging producers who, despite highly limited resources, demonstrate the creativity, tenacity and vision required to produce quality, independent films)

  • Jordana Mollick

Truer Than Fiction Award (Presented to an emerging director of non-fiction features who has not yet received significant recognition)

  • Nanfu Wang (“Holligan Sparrow”)

Someone to Watch Award

  • Anna Rose Holmer (“The Fits”)

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