Film Independent Spirit Awards Screenings

IFP Minnesota and the Walker Art Center, in coordination with Film Independent are once again presenting free, members-only screenings of selected Film Independent Spirit Awards-nominated films.

In advance of the awards ceremony in Los Angeles, members of the Walker and IFP Minnesota have a chance to see all of the nominated films in four categories: Best Feature, Best First Feature, Best Documentary, and the John Cassavetes Award.

Reservations required. Members may reserve up to 2 tickets per screening. All screenings at Walker Cinema.

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Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees & Screenings

Best Feature

  • Anomalisa, Charlie Kaufman and Duke Johnson
  • Beasts of No Nation, Cary Joji Fukunaga
  • Carol, Todd Haynes
  • Spotlight, Tom McCarthy
  • Tangerine, Sean Baker

Best First Feature

  • James White, Josh Mond
  • Manos sucias, Josef Kubota Wladyka
  • Mediterranea, Jonas Carpignano
  • Songs My Brothers Taught Me, Chloé Zhao
  • The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Marielle Heller

Best Documentary

  • Best of Enemies, Robert Gordon and Morgan Neville
  • Heart of a Dog, Laurie Anderson
  • Meru, Jimmy Chin and Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi
  • The Look of Silence, Joshua Oppenheimer
  • The Russian Woodpecker, Chad Gracia
  • (T)ERROR, Lyric R. Cabral and David Felix Sutcliffe

John Cassavetes Award

  • Advantageous, Jennifer Phang
  • Christmas, Again, Charles Poekel
  • Heaven Knows What, Joshua Safdie and Benny Safdie
  • Krisha, Trey Edward Shults
  • Out of My Hand, Takeshi Fukunaga

Screening Schedule

  • January 12
    Christmas Again, 6 pm
    Diary of a Teenage Girl, 8 pm
  • January 13
    Heaven Knows What, 6 pm
    Anomalisa, 8 pm
  • January 19
    Tangerine, 6 pm
    Carol, 8 pm
  • January 20
    Krisha, 6 pm
    Heart of a Dog, 8 pm
  • January 23
    The Look of Silence, 2 pm
  • January 26
    Out of My Hand, 6 pm
    Beasts of No Nation, 8 pm
  • January 27
    Manos sucias, 6 pm
    James White, 8 pm
  • February 2
    Meru, 6 pm
    Songs My Brothers Taught Me, 8 pm
  • February 3
    Advantageous, 6 pm
    Best of Enemies, 8 pm
  • February 9
    (T)ERROR, 6 pm
    Mediterranea, 8 pm
  • February 10
    The Russian Woodpecker, 6 pm
    Spotlight, 8 pm