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2011 Independent Spirit Awards Winners List

Darren Aronofsky
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Updated throughout the ceremony....

BEST FEATURE Black Swan (producers Scott Franklin, Mike Medavoy, Arnold W. Messer and Brian Oliver)

BEST MALE LEAD James Franco127 Hours

BEST FAMALE LEAD Natalie PortmanBlack Swan

BEST SUPPORTING MALE John HawkesWinter's Bone

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE
 Dale DickeyWinter's Bone


BEST DIRECTOR Darren AronofskyBlack Swan

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
 Matthew Libatique, Black Swan


BEST FIRST FEATURE Get Low, director Aaron Schneider; producers David Gundlach and Dean Zanuck


BEST DOCUMENTARY Exit Through the Gift Shop
, director Banksy


BEST FOREIGN FILM The King's Speech (U.K.), director Tom Hooper

ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD - (Given to one film's director, casting director, and its ensemble cast)
: Please Give
Director: Nicole Holofcener

; Casting Director: Jeanne McCarthy; Ensemble Cast: Ann Guilbert, Rebecca Hall, Catherine Keener, Amanda Peet, Oliver Platt, Lois Smith, Sarah Steele


JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD (Given to the best feature made for under $500,000): Daddy Longlegs Writer/Directors: Benny Safdie, Josh Safdie; 
Producers: Casey Neistat, Tom Scott
 

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY Lena DunhamTiny Furniture


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