Black Swan Jetées Away With The Win At The 2011 Independent Spirit Award

A chilly pack of hipster filmmakers crowded into a tent in Santa Monica today and decided who amongst them rated as the most awesome as the 2011 Independent Spirit Awards doled out its tin eagles. Check out the full list of winners here.

Best Feature

Black Swan

Best Director

Darren Aronofsky, Black Swan

Best Male Lead

James Franco, 127 Hours

Best Female Lead

Natalie Portman, Black Swan

Best Supporting Male

John Hawkes, Winter's Bone

Best Supporting Female

Dale Dickey, Winter's Bone

Best Screenplay

Lisa Cholodenko and Stuart Blumberg, The Kids Are All Right

Best Documentary

Exit Through the Gift Shop

Best Cinematography

Matthew Libatique, Black Swan

Best Foreign Film

The King's Speech

Best First Feature

Get Low

Best First Screenplay

Lena Dunham, Tiny Furniture

John Cassavetes Award

Daddy Longlegs

Robert Altman Award (Ensemble Cast)

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  • Dimo says:

    " old are you?" "This many."

  • The Winchester says:

    Wow, it's like what I wish the Oscars would be. Yeah, Franco! Yeah Hawkes! Yeah, Please Give! (The film that should've gotten the praise and attention that The Kids Are Meh received).
    The only terrible call is that Tiny Furniture win. But, not everyone can agree with me, even if I am right all the time.

  • Louis Virtel says:

    I died at "The Kids are Meh." Awesome.