Image: The cast of “Moonlight” poses backstage with their Best Feature award at the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California, U.S., February 25, 2017. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok
SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Reuters) – The year’s best achievements in independent film were named at the 32nd Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, where “Moonlight” led the winners on the night.
Below is a list of winners in key categories.
BEST MALE LEAD
Casey Affleck, “Manchester By the Sea”
BEST FEMALE LEAD
Isabelle Huppert, “Elle”
BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Ben Foster, “Hell or High Water”
BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Molly Shannon, “Other People”
Barry Jenkins, “Moonlight”
Barry Jenkins, Tarell Alvin McCraney, “Moonlight”
“O.J.: Made in America”
BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
“Toni Erdmann” – Germany and Romania
BEST FIRST FEATURE
James Laxton, “Moonlight”
JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD (for films made under $500,000)
ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD (for a director, casting director and ensemble cast)
(Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; editing by Diane Craft)
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