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2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards Announced

2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards

2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards were presented by Film Independent on 22 April 2021. The best independent films and television series of 2020 has been honored in the 36th Spirit Award ceremony.

Some Important Award Winners:

Best Feature – Nomadland (PRODUCERS: Mollye Asher, Dan Javey, Frances McDormand, Peter Spears, Chloé Zhao)

Best Director – Chloé Zhao, Nomadland

Best Female Lead – Carey Mulligan, Promising Young Woman

Best Male Lead – Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal

Best Supporting Female – Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari

Best Supporting Male – Paul Raci, Sound of Metal

Best Screenplay – Emerald Fennell, Promising Young Woman

Best Editing – Chloé Zhao, Nomadland

Best Documentary Feature – Crip Camp (DIRECTORS/PRODUCERS: Jim LeBrecht, Nicole Newnham PRODUCER: Sara Bolder)

Best Cinematography – Joshua James Richards, Nomadland

Best First Feature – Sound of Metal (DIRECTOR: Darius Marder)

Best First Screenplay – Andy Siara, Palm Springs

Best International Film – Quo Vadis, Aida? (Bosnia and Herzegovina DIRECTOR: Jasmila Žbanić)

Producers Award – Gerry Kim

John Cassavetes Award – Residue (WRITER/DIRECTOR: Merawi Gerima)

Robert Altman Award – One Night in Miami… (DIRECTOR: Regina King)

Someone to Watch Award – Ekwa Msangi, Farewell Amor

Truer than Fiction Award – Elegance Bratton, Pier Kids


Film Independent is a nonprofit organization, recognizing the finest achievements of American independent filmmakers.

Source: filmindependent.org

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