The cast and crew of '12 Years a Slave,' Matthew McConaughey, Cate Blanchett, Jared Leto and the rest of the winners of the Independent Spirit Awards stopped by THR and Piaget's winners lounge to discuss their movies, where they are going to keep their awards and post-Oscar plans.
In mid-1980s Texas, electrician Ron Woodroof (Matthew McConaughey) is stunned to learn that he has AIDS. Though told that he has just 30 days left to live, Woodroof refuses to give in to despair. He seeks out alternative therapies and smuggles unapproved drugs into the U.S. from wherever he can find them. Woodroof joins forces with a fellow AIDS patient (Jared Leto) and begins selling the treatments to the growing number of people who can't wait for the medical establishment to save them.