Spirit Awards: Isabelle Huppert Wins Best Actress

The 32nd annual ceremony took place in Santa Monica on Saturday.

Elle's Isabelle Huppert took home the award for best female lead at the Spirit Awards on Saturday.

She beat out Annette Bening from 20th Century Women, Sasha Lane from American Honey, Ruth Negga from Loving and Natalie Portman from Jackie.

"I think cinema, good cinema, is always independent" she said. "I think it's independence that makes art win."

John Mulaney and Nick Kroll hosted the 32nd annual Independent Spirit Awards, which took place in Santa Monica on Saturday afternoon.