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25th Independent Spirit Awards: Films Released in 2009

Precious move posterAn Education movie posterCrazy Heart movie posterAnvil: The Story of Anvil movie posterThe Messenger movie poster(500) Days of Summer movie poster



Best Feature

Amreeka, DVD 7506

(500) Days of Summer, DVD 6945HDDVD 48

The Last Station, eVideoDVD 7727

Precious, eVideoDVD 7368 

Sin Nombre, eVideoDVD 6886


Best Director

Joel and Ethan Coen, A Serious Man; eVideoDVD 7129

Lee Daniels, Precious; eVideoDVD 7368 

Cary Fukunaga, Sin Nombre; eVideoDVD 6886

James Gray, Two Lovers; DVD 7245

Michael Hoffman, The Last Station; eVideoDVD 7727


Best Male Lead

Jeff Bridges, Crazy Heart; DVD 7234

Colin Firth, A Single Man; eVideoDVD 7592

Joseph Gordon-Levitt, (500) Days of Summer

DVD 6945HDDVD 48

Souleymane Sy Savane, Goodbye Solo; DVD 6710

Adam Scott, The Vicious Kind; DVD 14563

Best Female Lead

Maria Bello, Downloading Nancy; DVD 14439

Nisreen Faour, Amreeka; DVD 7506

Helen Mirren, The Last Station; eVideoDVD 7727

Gwyneth Paltrow, Two Lovers; DVD 7245

Gabourey Sidibe, Precious; eVideoDVD 7368 


Best Supporting Male

Jemaine Clement, Gentlemen Broncos; DVD 8226

Woody Harrelson, The Messenger; eVideoDVD 7425

Christian McKay, Me and Orson Welles; DVD 11205

Ray McKinnon, That Evening Sun; DVD 8599

Christopher Plummer, The Last Station; eVideo

DVD 7727

Best Supporting Female

Dina Korzun, Cold Souls; DVD 7730

Mo'Nique, Precious; eVideoDVD 7368

Samantha Morton, The Messenger; eVideoDVD 7425

Natalie Press, Fifty Dead Men Walking; DVD 14603

Mia Wasikowska, That Evening Sun; DVD 8599


Best First Feature

Crazy Heart, DVD 7234

Easier with Practice, DVD 14256

The Messenger, eVideoDVD 7425

Paranormal Activity, eVideoDVD 7140

A Single Man, eVideoDVD 7592


Best Screenplay

Adventureland, DVD 6671

(500) Days of Summer, DVD 6945HDDVD 48

The Last Station, eVideoDVD 7727

The Messenger, eVideoDVD 7425

The Vicious Kind, DVD 14563


Best Documentary Feature

Anvil! The Story of Anvil, DVD 6824

Food, Inc., eVideo; DVD 6900; HDDVD 55

More Than a Game, DVD 14347

October Country

Which Way Home, eVideoDVD 10086


Best Foreign Film

An Education (France/UK), eVideoDVD 7159 

Everlasting Moments (Sweden), DVD 15133

The Maid (Chile), DVD 7959

Mother (South Korea), DVD 8118

A Prophet (France), DVD 7952

24th Independent Spirit Awards: Films Released in 2008

The Wrestler movie posterMan on Wire movie posterMilk movie posterThe Class movie posterFrozen River movie posterVicky Cristina Barcelona movie poster

Best Feature

Ballast, DVD 7204

Frozen River, eVideoDVD 6429

Rachel Getting Married, DVD 6285

Wendy and Lucy, DVD 6436

The Wrestler, DVD 6281

Best Director

Ramin Bahrani, Chop Shop; DVD 5107

Jonathan Demme, Rachel Getting Married; DVD 6285

Lance Hammer, Ballast; DVD 7204

Courtney Hunt, Frozen River; eVideoDVD 6429

Tom McCarthy, The Visitor; eVideo; DVD 5274


Best Male Lead

Javier Bardem, Vicky Cristina Barcelona; DVD 5717

Richard Jenkins, The Visitor; eVideo; DVD 5274

Sean Penn, Milk; eVideoDVD 6293

Jeremy Renner, The Hurt Locker; eVideoDVD 6921

Mickey Rourke, The Wrestler; DVD 6281


Best Female Lead

Summer Bishil, Towelhead; DVD 7951

Anne Hathaway, Rachel Getting Married; DVD 6285

Melissa Leo, Frozen River; eVideoDVD 6429

Tarra Riggs, Ballast; DVD 7204

Michelle Williams, Wendy and Lucy; DVD 6436


Best Supporting Male

James Franco, Milk; eVideoDVD 6293

Anthony Mackie, The Hurt Locker; eVideoDVD 6921

Charlie McDermott, Frozen River; eVideoDVD 6429

Jim Myron Ross, Ballast; DVD 7204

Haaz Sleiman, The Visitor; eVideo; DVD 5274


Best Supporting Female

Penélope Cruz, Vicky Cristina Barcelona; DVD 5717

Rosemarie DeWitt, Rachel Getting Married; DVD 6285

Rosie Perez, The Take; DVD 14253

Misty Upham, Frozen River; eVideoDVD 6429

Debra Winger, Rachel Getting Married; DVD 6285


Best First Feature

Afterschool, DVD 14423

Medicine for Melancholy, DVD 14459

Sangre de Mi Sangre, DVD 14589

Sleep Dealer, DVD 14450

Synecdoche, New York, eVideoDVD 6700


Best Screenplay

Sangre de Mi Sangre, DVD 14589

Savage Grace, DVD 14227

Sugar, eVideoDVD 6645

Synecdoche, New York, eVideoDVD 6700

Vicky Cristina Barcelona-DVD 5717

Best Documentary Feature

The Betrayal, DVD 5567

Encounters at the End of the World, DVD 5311

Man on Wire, eVideoDVD 5796

The Order of Myths, DVD 5546

Up the Yangtze, DVD 5553


Best Foreign Film

The Class (France), eVideoDVD 6696

Gomorrah (Italy), eVideo; DVD 6924

Hunger (Ireland/UK), DVD 7137

The Secret of the Grain (France), DVD 8175

Silent Light (Mexico/France/Netherlands/

Germany), eVideoDVD 7019


23rd Independent Spirit Awards: Films Released in 2007

Juno movie posterThe Diving Bell and the Butterfly movie posterTalk To Me movie posterThe Savages movie posterI'm Not There movie posterOnce movie poster



Best Feature

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, eVideoDVD 4694

I'm Not There, eVideoDVD 4971

Juno, DVD 4765

A Mighty Heart, DVD 14499

Paranoid Park, DVD 6480


Best Director

Todd Haynes, I'm Not There; eVideoDVD 4971

Tamara Jenkins, The Savages; DVD 4863

Jason Reitman, Juno; DVD 4765

Julian Schnabel, The Diving Bell and the Butterfly;

eVideoDVD 4694

Gus Van Sant, Paranoid Park; DVD 6480


Best Male Lead

Pedro Castaneda, August Evening; DVD 14366

Don Cheadle, Talk to Me; DVD 4053

Philip Seymour Hoffman, The SavagesDVD 4863

Frank Langella, Starting Out in the EveningDVD 14456

Tony Leung, Lust, Caution; DVD 5754


Best Female Lead

Angelina Jolie, A Mighty Heart; DVD 14499

Sienna Miller, Interview; eVideoDVD 14604

Elliot Page, Juno; DVD 4765

Parker Posey, Broken English; DVD 14555

Tang Wei, Lust, Caution; DVD 5754

Best Supporting Male

Chiwetel Ejiofor, Talk to Me; DVD 4053

Marcus Carl Franklin, I'm Not There; eVideoDVD 4971

Kene Holliday, Great World of Sound; DVD 14428

Irrfan Khan, The Namesake; DVD 4427

Steve Zahn, Rescue Dawn; DVD 4226


Best Supporting Female

Cate Blanchett, I'm Not There; eVideoDVD 4971

Anna Kendrick, Rocket Science; DVD 14529

Jennifer Jason Leigh, Margot at the Wedding; DVD 4584

Tamara Podemski, Four Sheets to the Wind; DVD 14520

Marisa Tomei, Before the Devil Knows You're

Dead; DVD 4727


Best First Feature

Great World of Sound, DVD 14428

 The Lookout, DVD 14387 

Rocket Science, DVD 14529

2 Days in Paris, DVD 4770

Vanaja, DVD 14438


Best Screenplay

The Diving Bell and the Butterfly, eVideoDVD 4694

The Savages, DVD 4863

Starting Out in the Evening, DVD 14456

Waitress, DVD 4261

Year of the Dog, DVD 14537


Best Documentary Feature

Crazy Love, DVD 14298

Lake of Fire, DVD 5059

Manufactured Landscapes, DVD 4058

The Monastery, DVD 10110

The Prisoner or: How I Planned to Kill

Tony Blair, DVD 8841

Best Foreign Film

4 Months, 3 Weeks and 2 Days (Romania), DVD 5195

The Band's Visit (Israel), eVideo; DVD 5552

Lady Chatterley (France), DVD 14581

Once (Ireland), DVD 4225

Persepolis (France), eVideoDVD 4882HDDVD 139

22nd Independent Spirit Awards: Films Released in 2006

Little Miss Sunshine movie posterHalf Nelson movie posterThe Road to Guantanamo movie posterThank You For Smoking DVD coverSweet Land movie posterThe Lives of Others DVD cover



Best Feature

American Gun, DVD 3856

The Dead Girl, DVD 14584

Half Nelson, DVD 3286

Little Miss Sunshine, DVD 3117

Pan's Labyrinth, eVideoDVD 3586HDDVD 77



Best Director

Robert Altman, A Prairie Home Companion;

DVD 14267

 Jonathan Dayton and Valerie Faris,

Little Miss Sunshine; DVD 3117 

Ryan Fleck, Half Nelson; DVD 3286

Karen Moncrieff, The Dead Girl; DVD 14584

Steven Soderbergh, Bubble; DVD 13326


Best Male Lead

Aaron Eckhart, Thank You for SmokingDVD 2871

Ryan Gosling, Half Nelson; DVD 3286

Edward Norton, The Painted Veil; DVD 4109

Ahmad Razvi, Man Push Cart; DVD 3906

Forest Whitaker, American Gun; DVD 3856



Best Female Lead

Shareeka Epps, Half Nelson; DVD 3286

Catherine O'Hara, For Your Consideration

DVD 14251

Elizabeth Reaser, Sweet Land; DVD 14266

Michelle Williams, Land of Plenty; DVD 14485

Robin Wright Penn, Sorry, Haters; DVD 4491


Best Supporting Male

Alan Arkin, Little Miss SunshineDVD 3117

Raymond J. Barry, Steel City; DVD 14435

Daniel Craig, Infamous; DVD 3454

Paul Dano, Little Miss Sunshine; DVD 3117

Channing Tatum, A Guide to Recognizing

Your Saints; DVD 14542



Best Supporting Female

Melonie Diaz, A Guide to Recognizing

Your Saints; DVD 14542

Marcia Gay Harden, American Gun; DVD 3856

Mary Beth Hurt, The Dead Girl; DVD 14584

Frances McDormand, Friends with

Money; eVideoDVD 14440

Amber Tamblyn, Stephanie Daley; DVD 14569


Best First Feature

Day Night Day Night, DVD 14364

Man Push Cart, DVD 3906

The Motel, DVD 9004

Sweet Land, DVD 14266

Wristcutters: A Love Story, DVD 6761


Best Screenplay

Friends with Money, eVideoDVD 14440

The Illusionist, DVD 3149

The Painted Veil, DVD 4109

Sorry, Haters, DVD 4491

Thank You for Smoking, DVD 2871

Best Documentary Feature

A Lion in the House, DVD 15976

My Country, My Country, DVD 3412

The Road to Guantanamo, DVD 3019

The Trials of Darryl Hunt, DVD 11261

You're Gonna Miss Me, DVD 15967



Best Foreign Film

The Blossoming of Maximo Oliveros

(Philippines), DVD 16322

Chronicle of an Escape (Argentina), DVD 14475

Days of Glory (France/Morocco/Algeria/

Belgium), eVideoDVD 4742

The Lives of Others (Germany), DVD 3717;


12:08 East of Bucharest (Romania), DVD 4457

21st Independent Spirit Awards: Films Released in 2005

Brokeback Mountain movie posterCapote movie posterJunebug movie posterParadise Now movie poster

Best Feature

Brokeback Mountain, eVideoDVD 2486

Capote, eVideoDVD 2458

Good Night, and Good Luck., eVideoDVD 2447

The Squid and the Whale, eVideoDVD 2467

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, eVideo;

DVD 2562


Best Director

Gregg Araki, Mysterious Skin; DVD 2134

Noah Baumbach, The Squid and the Whale; eVideo

DVD 2467

George Clooney, Good Night, and Good

Luck.; eVideoDVD 2447

Rodrigo García, Nine Lives; DVD 3084

Ang Lee, Brokeback Mountain; eVideoDVD 2486


Best Male Lead

Jeff Daniels, The Squid and the Whale; eVideoDVD 2467

Philip Seymour Hoffman, Capote; eVideo; DVD 2458

Terrence Howard, Hustle & Flow; eVideoDVD 2868

Heath Ledger, Brokeback Mountain; eVideoDVD 2486

David Strathairn, Good Night, and Good Luck.; eVideo

DVD 2447


Best Female Lead

Felicity Huffman, Transamerica; eVideoDVD 2550

Dina Korzun, Forty Shades of Blue; DVD 15960

Laura Linney, The Squid and the Whale; eVideo

DVD 2467

S. Epatha Merkerson, Lackawanna Blues; DVD 8842

Cyndi Williams, Room; DVD 8727


Best Supporting Male

Firdous Bamji, The War Within; DVD 15966

Matt Dillon, Crash; eVideoDVD 1947HDDVD 252

Jesse Eisenberg, The Squid and the Whale, eVideo; DVD 2467

Barry Pepper, The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada;

eVideoDVD 2562

Jeffrey Wright, Broken Flowers, DVD 2309


Best Supporting Female

Amy Adams, Junebug; eVideoDVD 2418

Maggie Gyllenhaal, Happy Endings; DVD 16038

Allison Janney, Our Very Own; DVD 15918

Michelle Williams, Brokeback Mountain, eVideo;

DVD 2486

Robin Wright Penn, Nine Lives; DVD 3084

Best First Feature

Crash, eVideoDVD 1947HDDVD 252

Lackawanna Blues, DVD 8842

Me and You and Everyone We Know, DVD 2069

Thumbsucker, eVideoDVD 11729

Transamerica, eVideoDVD 2550


Best Screenplay

Capote, eVideoDVD 2458

Nine Lives, DVD 3084

The Squid and the Whale, eVideoDVD 2467

The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, eVideo;

DVD 2562

The War Within, DVD 15966

Best Documentary Feature

Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, eVideo;

DVD 2349

Grizzly Man, eVideoDVD 2354

Romántico, DVD 5896

La Sierra, eVideoDVD 6062

Sir! No Sir!, eVideoDVD 2875


Best Foreign Film

The Death of Mr. Lazarescu (Romania), DVD 4521

Duck Season (Mexico), DVD 3456

Head-On (Germany/Turkey), DVD 4284

Paradise Now (Palestine/Netherlands/Germany/

France), eVideoDVD 2461

Tony Takitani (Japan), DVD 16012

20th Independent Spirit Awards: Films Released in 2004

       Sideways DVD coverThe Sea Inside movie posterGarden State DVD coverMaria Full of Grace movie posterMetallica Some Kind of Monster DVD cover



Best Feature

Baadasssss!, eVideoDVD 1273

Kinsey, DVD 4564

Maria Full of Grace, DVD 1420

Primer, DVD 6935

Sideways, DVD 1669


Best Director

Shane Carruth, Primer; DVD 6935

Joshua Marston, Maria Full of Grace; DVD 1420

Alexander Payne, Sideways; DVD 1669

Walter Salles, The Motorcycle Diaries; eVideoDVD 1555

Mario Van Peebles, Baadasssss!; eVideoDVD 1273


Best Male Lead

Kevin Bacon, The Woodsman; DVD 5291

Jeff Bridges, The Door in the Floor; DVD 8663

Jamie Foxx, Redemption; DVD 15954

Paul Giamatti, Sideways; DVD 1669

Liam Neeson, Kinsey; DVD 4564


Best Female Lead

Kimberly Elise, Woman Thou Art Loosed; DVD 1649

Vera Farmiga, Down to the Bone; DVD 15969

Judy Marte, On the Outs; DVD 16028

Catalina Sandino Moreno, Maria Full of Grace; DVD 1420

Kyra Sedgwick, Cavedweller; DVD 15955


Best Supporting Male

Thomas Haden Church, Sideways; DVD 1669

Jon Gries, Napoleon Dynamite; DVD 2070

Aidan Quinn, Cavedweller; DVD 15955

Roger Robinson, Brother to Brother; DVD 16043

Peter Sarsgaard, Kinsey; DVD 4564


Best Supporting Female

Cate Blanchett, Coffee and Cigarettes; DVD 1267

Loretta Devine, Woman Thou Art Loosed; DVD 1649

Virginia Madsen, Sideways; DVD 1669

Robin Simmons, Robbing Peter

Yenny Paola Vega, Maria Full of Grace; DVD 1420


Best First Feature

Brother to Brother, DVD 16043

Garden State, DVD 1488

Napoleon Dynamite, DVD 2070

Saints and Soldiers, DVD 15732

The Woodsman, DVD 5291


Best Screenplay

Baadasssss, eVideoDVD 1273

Before Sunset, DVD 1432HDDVD 486

The Door in the Floor, DVD 8663

Kinsey, DVD 4564

Sideways, DVD 1669



Best Documentary Feature

Bright Leaves, DVD 12318

Chisholm '72: Unbought & Unbossed, eVideo;

DVD 5007

Hiding and Seeking: Faith and Tolerance

After the Holocaust, DVD 22581

Metallica: Some Kind of Monster, DVD 1827

Tarnation, DVD 2421  

Best Foreign Film

Bad Education (Spain), DVD 1949

Oasis (South Korea), DVD 17364

Red Lights (France), DVD 2059

The Sea Inside (Spain), eVideoDVD 1821

Yesterday (South Africa), DVD 2629

19th Independent Spirit Awards: Films Released in 2003

 Lost in Translation movie posterMonster movie posterThe Fog of War movie posterHouse of Sand and Fog movie posterIn America movie posterWhale Rider DVD cover





Best Feature

American Splendor, DVD 815

In America, DVD 982

Lost in TranslationeVideoDVD 1003

Raising Victor Vargas, DVD 16013

Shattered Glass, DVD 929


Best Director

Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini,

American Splendor; DVD 815

Sofia Coppola, Lost in Translation; eVideo; DVD 1003

Jim Sheridan, In America; DVD 982

Peter Sollett, Raising Victor Vargas; DVD 16013

Gus Van Sant, Elephant; DVD 1019


Best Male Lead

Peter Dinklage, The Station Agent; DVD 1130

Paul Giamatti, American Splendor; DVD 815

Ben Kingsley, House of Sand and Fog; eVideo

DVD 1139

Bill Murray, Lost in TranslationeVideoDVD 1003

Lee Pace, Soldier's Girl; DVD 7185

Best Female Lead

Agnes Bruckner, Blue Car; DVD 16011

Zooey Deschanel, All the Real Girls; DVD 5470

Samantha Morton, In America; DVD 982

Elisabeth Moss, Virgin; DVD 15922

Charlize Theron, Monster; DVD 1007

Best Supporting Male

Judah Friedlander, American Splendor; DVD 815

Troy Garity, Soldier's Girl; DVD 7185

Djimon Hounsou, In America; DVD 982

Alessandro Nivola, Laurel Canyon; DVD 1143

Peter Sarsgaard, Shattered Glass; DVD 929


Best Supporting Female

Shohreh Aghdashloo, House of Sand and

Fog; eVideoDVD 1139

Sarah Bolger, In America; DVD 982

Patricia Clarkson, Pieces of April; DVD 1174

Hope Davis, The Secret Lives of Dentists; DVD 9636

Frances McDormand, Laurel Canyon; DVD 1143


Best First Feature

Bomb the System, DVD 15908

House of Sand and Fog, eVideoDVD 1139

Monster, DVD 1007

Quattro Noza

Thirteen, DVD 768


Best Screenplay

American Splendor, DVD 815

A Mighty Wind, DVD 916

Lost in Translation, eVideoDVD 1003

Pieces of April, DVD 1174 

Shattered Glass, DVD 929


Best Documentary Feature

The Fog of War, DVD 1036

Mayor of the Sunset Strip, DVD 7873

My Architect, DVD 1554

OT: Our Town, DVD 2774

Power Trip, DVD 1877


Best Foreign Film

City of God (Brazil), eVideoDVD 1092HDDVD 99

Lilya 4-Ever (Denmark)

The Magdalene Sisters (England/Ireland), DVD 935

The Triplets of Belleville (France), eVideoDVD 1152

Whale Rider (New Zealand), eVideoDVD 765

18th Independent Spirit Awards: Films Released in 2002

Far From Heaven movie posterThe Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys movie posterBowling for Columbine movie posterAntwone Fisher DVD coverLovely & Amazing movie posterY Tu Mama Tambien movie poster



Best Feature

Far from Heaven, eVideoDVD 4117

The Good Girl, DVD 15956

Lovely & Amazing, DVD 1749

Secretary, DVD 633

Tully, DVD 8726



Best Director

Joe Carnahan, Narc; DVD 16137

Todd Haynes, Far from HeaveneVideoDVD 4117

Nicole Holofcener, Lovely & Amazing; DVD 1749

Bernard Rose, ivans xtc.

Gus Van Sant, Gerry; DVD 16050


Best Male Lead

Graham Greene, Skins; DVD 15984

Danny Huston, ivans xtc.

Derek Luke, Antwone Fisher; DVD 880

Jeremy Renner, Dahmer; DVD 16069

Campbell Scott, Roger Dodger; DVD 8746


Best Female Lead

Jennifer Aniston, The Good Girl; DVD 15956

Maggie Gyllenhaal, Secretary; DVD 633

Catherine Keener, Lovely & Amazing; DVD 1749

Julianne Moore, Far from Heaven; eVideoDVD 4117

Parker Posey, Personal Velocity; DVD 1752


Best Supporting Male

Alan Arkin, Thirteen Conversations About

One Thing; eVideoDVD 5468

Ray Liotta, Narc; DVD 16137

Dennis Quaid, Far from HeaveneVideoDVD 4117

John C. Reilly, The Good Girl; DVD 15956

Peter Weller, ivans xtc.

Best Supporting Female

Viola Davis, Antwone Fisher; DVD 880

Jacqueline Kim, Charlotte Sometimes; DVD 964

Juliette Lewis, Hysterical Blindness; DVD 15980

Emily Mortimer, Lovely & Amazing; DVD 1749

Julianne Nicholson, Tully; DVD 8726

Best First Feature

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys, DVD 9005

Interview with the Assassin

Manito, eVideo; DVD 1000

Paid in Full, DVD 15961

Roger Dodger, DVD 8746


Best Screenplay

The Good Girl, DVD 15956

Lovely & Amazing, DVD 1749

Roger Dodger, DVD 8746

Thirteen Conversations About One Thing, eVideo

DVD 5468

Tully, DVD 8726


Best Documentary Feature

Bowling for Columbine, eVideoDVD 1628;


The Cockettes, DVD 15963

Devil's Playground, DVD 1839

How to Draw a Bunny, DVD 6801

Stevie, DVD 1809

Best Foreign Film

Atanarjuat = The Fast Runner (Canada), DVD 1401

Bloody Sunday (Ireland), eVideoDVD 2635

The Piano Teacher (France), DVD 3154

Time Out (France), DVD 6140

Y Tu Mamá También (Mexico), eVideoDVD 319

17th Independent Spirit Awards: Films Released in 2001

       Memento movie posterIn the Bedroom movie posterGhost World movie posterDogtown and Z-Boys DVD coverAmelie movie poster


Best Feature

Hedwig and the Angry Inch, DVD 866HDDVD 696

L.I.E., DVD 4737

MementoDVD 9779HDDVD 54

Things Behind the Sun, DVD 9841

Waking Life, DVD 6739


Best Director

Michael Cuesta, L.I.E.; DVD 4737

Cheryl Dunye, Stranger Inside; DVD 9568

Richard Linklater, Waking Life; DVD 6739

John Cameron Mitchell, Hedwig

and the Angry Inch; DVD 866HDDVD 696

Christopher Nolan, MementoDVD 9779HDDVD 54


Best Male Lead

Brian Cox, L.I.E.; DVD 4737

Ryan Gosling, The Believer; DVD 10791

Jake Gyllenhaal, Donnie Darko; DVD 1603

John Cameron Mitchell, Hedwig

and the Angry Inch; DVD 866HDDVD 696

Tom Wilkinson, In the Bedroom; DVD 3046

Best Female Lead

Kim Dickens, Things Behind the Sun; DVD 9841

Molly Parker, The Center of the World

Sissy Spacek, In the Bedroom; DVD 3046

Tilda Swinton, The Deep End; DVD 16027

Kerry Washington, Lift


Best Supporting Male

Steve Buscemi, Ghost World; eVideoDVD 503HDDVD 521

Don Cheadle, Things Behind the Sun; DVD 9841

Billy Kay, L.I.E.; DVD 4737

Garrett Morris, Jackpot

John C. Reilly, The Anniversary Party; DVD 10552

Best Supporting Female

Davenia McFadden, Stranger Inside; DVD 9568

Carrie-Anne Moss, MementoDVD 9779HDDVD 54

Summer Phoenix, The Believer; DVD 10791

Uma Thurman, Tape; DVD 9739

Tamara Tunie, The Caveman's Valentine


Best First Feature

The Anniversary Party, DVD 10552

The Believer, DVD 10791

Donnie Darko, DVD 1603

Ghost World, eVideoDVD 503HDDVD 521

In the Bedroom, DVD 3046


Best Screenplay

The Believer, DVD 10791

In the Bedroom, DVD 3046

MementoDVD 9779HDDVD 54

Monster's Ball, DVD 607

Waking Life, DVD 6739


Best Documentary Feature

Dogtown and Z-Boys, eVideoDVD 1506

Go Tigers!, DVD 18617

LaLee's Kin: The Legacy of Cotton, DVD 18482

Promises, eVideoVHS 9171




Best Foreign Film

Amélie (France)DVD 611HDDVD 182

Amores Perros (Mexico), eVideo; DVD 1521

Lumumba (Belgium/France/Germany/Haiti), eVideo;

DVD 1523

Sexy Beast (Spain/UK), DVD 8081

Together (Denmark/Italy/Sweden), DVD 927

16th Independent Spirit Awards: Films Released in 2000

  Before Night Falls movie posterCrouching Tiger Hidden Dragon movie posterRequiem for a Dream DVD coverShadow of the Vampire DVD coverDancer in the Dark DVD coverYou Can Count on Me movie poster



Best Feature

Before Night Falls, eVideoDVD 401

Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon, DVD 380HDDVD 276

George Washington, DVD 508

Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, DVD 3184

Requiem for a Dream, DVD 780



Best Director

Darren Aronofsky, Requiem for a Dream; DVD 780

Miguel Arteta, Chuck & Buck; DVD 15968

Christopher Guest, Best in Show; DVD 913

Ang Lee, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon;

DVD 380HDDVD 276

Julian Schnabel, Before Night Falls; eVideoDVD 401


Best Male Lead

Javier Bardem, Before Night Falls; eVideoDVD 401

Adrien Brody, Restaurant

Billy Crudup, Jesus' Son; DVD 9170

Hill Harper, The Visit

Mark Ruffalo, You Can Count on Me; DVD 12087


Best Female Lead

Joan Allen, The Contender; DVD 7467

Ellen Burstyn, Requiem for a Dream; DVD 780

Sanaa Lathan, Love & Basketball; DVD 16040

Laura Linney, You Can Count on MeDVD 12087

Kelly Macdonald, Two Family House


Best Supporting Male

Willem Dafoe, Shadow of the Vampire; DVD 366

Cole Hauser, Tigerland

Gary Oldman, The Contender; DVD 7467

Giovanni Ribisi, The Gift

Billy Dee Williams, The Visit



Best Supporting Female

Pat Carroll, Songcatcher; DVD 21820

Jennifer Connelly, Requiem for a Dream; DVD 780

Marcia Gay Harden, Pollock; DVD 1817

Lupe Ontiveros, Chuck & Buck; DVD 15968

Zhang Ziyi, Crouching Tiger, Hidden Dragon

DVD 380HDDVD 276



Best First Feature

Boiler Room, DVD 9125

Girlfight, eVideoDVD 772

Love & Basketball, DVD 16040

The Visit

You Can Count on Me, DVD 12087



Best Screenplay

Chuck & Buck, DVD 15968

Love & Sex

Two Family House

Waking the Dead, DVD 16005

You Can Count on Me, DVD 12087



Best Documentary Feature

Dark Days, eVideoDVD 4987

The Eyes of Tammy Faye, DVD 526

Long Night's Journey into Day, eVideoDVD 2100

Paragraph 175, DVD 9041

Sound and Fury, eVideoDVD 1383




Best Foreign Film

Dancer in the Dark (Denmark), DVD 395

In the Mood for Love (Hong Kong/France),

DVD 4415; HDDVD 713

The Terrorist (India), DVD 837

A Time for Drunken Horses (Iran), DVD 9457

The War Zone (UK), DVD 18859