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2015 Film Independent Spirit Awards Winners List

by Jackie Willis 2:25 PM PST, February 22, 2015
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From Boyhood to Birdman, here's the flicks and stars who had already won at the 2015 Independent Spirit Awards before Oscars Sunday!

Birdman took home the most awards on Saturday night, winning three accolades including Best Feature. Boyhood, Nightcrawler and Whiplash all won two awards each and Julianne Moore was recognized for her leading lady role in Still Alice.

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Check out the full list of Spirit Award winners, below:

BEST FEATURE: Birdman
Producers: Alejandro G. Inarritu, John Lesher, Arnon Milchan, James W. Skotchdopole

BEST MALE LEAD: Michael Keaton, Birdman

BEST FEMALE LEAD: Julianne Moore, Still Alice

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BEST DIRECTOR: Richard Linklater, Boyhood

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE: Patricia Arquette, Boyhood

BEST SUPPORTING MALE: J.K. Simmons, Whiplash

BEST SCREENPLAY: Dan Gilroy, Nightcrawler

BEST DOCUMENTARY: Citizenfour
Director/Producer: Laura Poitras Producers: Mathilde Bonnefoy, Dirk Wilutzky

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM: Ida (Poland)
Director: Pawel Pawlikowski

BEST FIRST FEATURE: 
Nightcrawler
Director: Dan Gilroy; Producers: Jennifer Fox, Tony Gilroy, Jake Gyllenhaal, David Lancaster, Michel Litvak

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY: Justin Simien, Dear White People

BEST EDITING: Tom Cross, Whiplash

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY: Emmanuel Lubezki, Birdman

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD: Land Ho!
Writers/Directors: Aaron Katz & Martha Stephens; Producers: Christina Jennings, Mynette Louie, Sara Murphy

LENSCRAFTERS TRUER THAN FICTION AWARD: The Kill Team
Director: Dan Krauss

PIAGET PRODUCERS AWARD: Chris Chison

KIEHL'S SOMEONE TO WATCH AWARD: H.
Directors: Rania Attieh and Daniel Garcia

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