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Film Independent Spirit Awards 2011: Winners: BLACK SWAN, James Franco

Natalie Portman, Black Swan

Black Swan, James Franco, and the other winners of the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards have been announced. The 26th Annual Spirit Awards ceremony was held on February 26, 2011. “Black Swan dominated the evening by winning Best Feature, Best Director (Darren Aronofsky), Best Female Lead (Natalie Portman), and Best Cimenatography (Matthew Libatique). It won all four categories for which it was nominated.” The full listing of the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Awards is below.

BEST FEATURE
Black Swan

BEST DIRECTOR
Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan

BEST SCREENPLAY
Stuart Blumberg, Lisa Cholodenko, The Kids Are All Right

BEST FIRST FEATURE
Get Low

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY
Lena Dunham, Tiny Furniture

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD
Daddy Longlegs

BEST FEMALE LEAD
Natalie Portman, Black Swan

BEST MALE LEAD
James Franco, 127 Hours

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE
Dale Dickey, Winter’s Bone

BEST SUPPORTING MALE
John Hawkes, Winter’s Bone

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Matthew Libatique, Black Swan

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Exit Through the Gift Shop

BEST FOREIGN FILM
The King’s Speech

ACURA SOMEONE TO WATCH AWARD
Mike Ott, Littlerock

PIAGET PRODUCERS AWARD
Anish Savjani, Meek’s Cutoff

AVEENO® TRUER THAN FICTION AWARD
Jeff Malmberg, Marwencol

ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD
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Director: Nicole Holofcener
Casting Director: Jeanne McCarthy
Ensemble Cast: Ann Guilbert, Rebecca Hall, Catherine Keener, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Lois Smith, Sarah Steele

JAMESON FIND YOUR AUDIENCE AWARD

Jeff Malmberg, Marwencol

Source: SpiritawardsChinokino

 

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