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2020 Film Independent Spirit Awards January 14–29, Walker Cinema, Free Walker, Film Independent, & FilmNorth Members Only
Olivia Wilde’s Booksmart, 2019. Photo courtesy Annapurna Pictures.
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2020 Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees:
Lulu Wang’s The Farewell, 2019. L to R: “Jiang Yongbo, Aoi Mizuhara, Chen Han, Tzi Ma, Awkwafina, Li Xiang, Lu Hong, Zhao Shuzhen.” Courtesy of Big Beach. Photo courtesy A24.
Chinonye Chukwu’s Clemency, 2019. Photo courtesy NEON.
Terrence Malick’s A Hidden Life, 2019. Photo courtesy Fox Searchlight.
, Josh Safdie and Benny Safdie Uncut Gems , Terrence Malick A Hidden Life , Lulu Wang The Farewell , Noah Baumbach Marriage Story , Chinonye Chukwu Clemency
Josh Safdie and Benny Safdie’s Uncut Gems, 2019. Photo courtesy A24.
Michael Angelo Covino’s The Climb, 2019. Photo courtesy Sony Picture Classics.
Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre’s The Mustang, 2019. Photo courtesy Focus Features.
Best First Feature
, Olivia Wilde Booksmart , Kent Jones Diane , Joe Talbot The Last Black Man in San Francisco , Stefon Bristol See You Yesterday , Michael Angelo Covino The Climb , Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre The Mustang
Stefon Bristol’s See You Yesterday, 2019. Photo courtesy Netflix.
Gabrielle Brady’s Island of the Hungry Ghosts, 2019. Photo courtesy Autlook Films.
, Tamara Kotevska Honeyland , Todd Douglas Miller Apollo 11 , Julia Reichert American Factory , Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts For Sama , Gabrielle Brady Island of Hungry Ghosts
Todd Douglas Miller’s Apollo 11, 2019. Photo courtesy NEON.
Tamara Kotevska and Ljubo Stefanov’s Honeyland, 2019. Photo credit Ljubo Stefanov, courtesy NEON.
Schedule Tuesday, Jan 14
, 6 pm Honeyland , 8 pm Booksmart
Wednesday, Jan 15
, 6 pm Apollo 11 , 8 pm Uncut Gems
Saturday, Jan 18
, 1 pm American Factory , 3 pm A Hidden Life
Tuesday, Jan 21
, 6 pm Diane , 8 pm The Last Black Man in San Francisco
Wednesday, Jan 22
, 6 pm For Sama , 8 pm The Farewell
Saturday, Jan 25
, 1 pm See You Yesterday , 3 pm Marriage Story
Tuesday, Jan 28
, 6 pm The Climb , 8 pm Clemency
Wednesday, Jan 29
, 6 pm The Mustang , 8 pm Island of Hungry Ghosts