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2012 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees

Wednesday, December 21st, 2011 by

The Independent Spirit Awards has released its list of nominees, including films that have been recognized the nation and world over for their feats in production success. To name a few, “The Artist” and “The Descendants,” the Spirit Awards will have a tall order narrowing the playing field to pick winners. Read further for the full list, and stay tuned for further developments in what will be an invigorating race for honors this award season.

Best Feature
“Take Shelter”
“The Artist”
“The Descendants”

Best Director
Mike Mills, “Beginners”
Nicolas Winding Refn, “Drive”
Jeff Nichols, “Take Shelter”
Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”
Alexander Payne, “The Descendants”

Best First Feature
“Another Earth”
“In The Family”
“Margin Call”
“Martha Marcy May Marlene”
“Natural Selection”

Best Male Lead
Demian Bichir, “A Better Life”
Jean Dujardin, “The Artist”
Ryan Gosling, “Drive”
Woody Harrelson, “Rampart”
Michael Shannon, “Take Shelter”

Best Female Lead
Lauren Ambrose, “Think of Me”
Rachel Harris, “Natural Selection”
Adepero Oduye, “Pariah”
Elizabeth Olsen, “Martha Marcy May Marlene”
Michelle Williams, “My Week With Marilyn”

Best Supporting Male
Albert Brooks, “Drive”
John Hawkes, “Martha Marcy May Marlene”
Christopher Plummer, “Beginners”
John C. Reilly, “Cedar Rapids”
Corey Stoll, “Midnight in Paris”

Best Supporting Female
Jessica Chastain, “Take Shelter”
Anjelica Huston, “50/50″
Janet McTeer, “Albert Nobbs”
Harmony Santana, “Gun Hill Road”
Shailene Woodley, “The Descendants”

John Cassavetes Award for films made under $500,000
“Hello Lonesome”
“The Dynamiter”

Best Documentary
“An African Election”
“Bill Cunningham New York”
“The Interrupters”
“The Redemption of General Butt Naked”
“We Were Here”

Robert Altman Award For Ensemble
“Margin Call”

Best Cinematography
Joel Hodge, “Bellflower”
Benjamin Kasulke, “The Off Hours”
Darius Khondji, “Midnight in Paris”
Guillaume Shiffman, “The Artist”
Jeffrey Waldron, “The Dynamiter”

Best First Screenplay
Mike Cahill & Brit Marling, “Another Earth”
J.C. Chandor, “Margin Call”
Patrick DeWitt, “Terri”
Phil Johnston, “Cedar Rapids”
Will Reiser, “50/50″

Best Screenplay
Joseph Cedar, “Footnote”
Michel Hazanavicius, “The Artist”
Tom McCarthy, “Win Win”
Mike Mills, “Beginners”
Alexander Payne, “The Descendants”

Best Foreign Film
“A Separation”
“The Kid With a Bike”

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