Photo by David Bornfriend, courtesy of A24(LOS ANGELES) — The acclaimed movies American Honey and Moonlight tied with six nominations apiece for the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards, which highlight the best in independent film.
The Casey Affleck drama Manchester by the Sea earned five nominations, including a Best Male Lead nod for Affleck.
The aforementioned movies, along with Chronic and the biopic Jackie, are vying for Best Feature, which earned Natalie Portman a Best Female Lead nod.
The awards telecast will air live from Santa Monica, California on Saturday, February 25, 2017, on IFC at 5 p.m. Eastern time.
Here’s a list of the major nominations for the 2017 Film Independent Spirit Awards:
Manchester by the Sea
Andrea Arnold – American Honey
Barry Jenkins – Moonlight
Pablo Larraín – Jackie
Jeff Nichols – Loving
Kelly Reichardt – Certain Women
Moonlight – Barry Jenkins, Story By Tarell Alvin McCraney
Manchester by the Sea – Kenneth Lonergan
20th Century Women – Mike Mills
Little Men – Ira Sachs & Mauricio Zacharias
Hell or High Water – Taylor Sheridan
BEST FEMALE LEAD
Annette Bening – 20th Century Women
Isabelle Huppert – Elle
Sasha Lane – American Honey
Ruth Negga – Loving
Natalie Portman – Jackie
BEST MALE LEAD
Casey Affleck – Manchester by the Sea
David Harewood – Free In Deed
Viggo Mortensen – Captain Fantastic
Jesse Plemons – Other People
Tim Roth – Chronic
BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE
Edwina Findley – Free in Deed
Paulina Garcia – Little Men
Lily Gladstone – Certain Women
Riley Keough – American Honey
Molly Shannon – Other People
BEST SUPPORTING MALE
Ralph Fiennes – A Bigger Splash
Ben Foster – Hell or High Water
Lucas Hedges – Manchester by the Sea
Shia LaBeouf – American Honey
Craig Robinson – Morris from America
The full list can be found here.
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