Joe Talbot, “The Last Black Man in San Francisco”, 2019. Photo courtesy A24 Films.

The Film Independent Spirit Awards celebrate the achievements of today’s most compelling filmmakers. For this exclusive program, members of the Walker, Film Independent, and FilmNorth have the chance to see 16 of the year’s finest indie films—nominees for Best Feature, Best First Feature, Best Documentary, —at no charge.

The films are presented Tuesday and Wednesday evenings, and Saturday afternoons in January.

View the Awards Show:
Join Sheryl Mousley, Andrew Peterson, and fellow cinephiles to see the awards presentation via livestream from LA in the Bentson Mediatheque on Saturday, February 8, at 3 pm. No reservations required.

Current FilmNorth members may reserve up to 2 tickets per screening. Reservations are not required but are recommended to secure your spots. All screenings are at The Walker Cinema.

Click HERE to become a FilmNorth member or renew. Don’t know if your membership is current? Contact our membership director here.

FilmNºrth Members click HERE to reserve your seats.

2020 Screening Schedule


Tuesday, Jan 14

Honeyland, Tamara Kotevska (Best Documentary), 6 pm
Booksmart, Olivia Wilde (Best First Feature), 8 pm


Wednesday, Jan 15

Apollo 11, Todd Douglas Miller (Best Documentary), 6 pm
Uncut Gems, Josh Safdie and Benny Safdie (Best Feature), 8 pm


Saturday, Jan 18

American Factory, Julia Reichert (Best Documentary), 1 pm
A Hidden Life, Terrence Malick (Best Feature), 3 pm


Tuesday, Jan 21

Diane, Kent Jones (Best First Feature), 6 pm
The Last Black Man in San Francisco, Joe Talbot (Best First Feature), 8 pm


Wednesday, Jan 22

For Sama, Waad al-Kateab and Edward Watts (Best Documentary), 6 pm
The Farewell, Lulu Wang (Best Feature) 8 pm


Saturday, Jan 25

See You Yesterday, Stefon Bristol (Best First Feature), 1 pm
Marriage Story, Noah Baumbach, (Best Feature), 3 pm


Tuesday, Jan 28

The Climb, Michael Angelo Covino (Best First Feature), 6 pm
Clemency, Chinonye Chukwu (Best Feature), 8 pm


Wednesday, Jan 29

The Mustang, Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre, (Best First Feature) 6 pm
Island of Hungry Ghosts, Gabrielle Brady (Best Documentary), 8 pm


Copresented by The Walker, Film Independent, and FilmNorth.