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Award Season - Fighting for Independence

November 29th, 2006

As always, Award Season officially begins with the announcing of the Independent Spirit Award nominations. While this is the first major awards to announce their nominations, they are one of the last to hand them out so the nominees have a long wait ahead of them.

Feature Film

First Feature Film


Male Lead

Female Lead

Supporting Female

Supporting Male


First Screenplay


John Cassavetes Award
Given to the best feature made for under $500,000.


Foreign Film

Also being celebrated this year for Special Distinction Awards are David Lynch and Laura Dern.



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