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Key winners at the 2016 Independent Spirit Awards

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Image: (L-R) Producers Michael Sugar, director Tom McCarthy, Blye Pagon Faust, Nicole Rocklin and Steve Golin pose backstage with their award for Best Feature for the film “Spotlight” during the 31st Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica, California February 27, 2016. REUTERS/Danny Moloshok

 

SANTA MONICA, Calif. (Reuters) – The year’s best achievements in independent film were named at the 31st Independent Spirit Awards on Saturday, where “Spotlight” led the winners on the night.
Below is a list of winners in key categories.

BEST FEATURE
“Spotlight”

BEST MALE LEAD
Abraham Attah, “Beasts of No Nation”

BEST FEMALE LEAD
Brie Larson, “Room”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Idris Elba, “Beasts of No Nation”

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Mya Taylor, “Tangerine”

BEST DIRECTOR
Tom McCarthy, “Spotlight”

BEST SCREENPLAY
Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer, “Spotlight”

BEST DOCUMENTARY
“The Look of Silence”

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
“Son of Saul”

BEST FIRST FEATURE
“The Diary of a Teenage Girl”

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Ed Lachman, “Carol”

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD (for films made under $500,000)
“Krisha”

ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD (for a director, casting director and ensemble cast)
“Spotlight”

(Reporting by Piya Sinha-Roy; Editing by Bernard Orr)

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