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Indie Spirit Awards Winners List For 2015 Includes Patricia Arquette, ‘Birdman’ & ‘Whiplash’

The 30th Independent Spirit Awards are here! Hosted by Kristen Bell and Fred Armisen, the ceremony recognizes the year’s greatest achievements in indie filmmaking. Oscar faves “Birdman” and “Boyhood” are up for a surfeit of awards, as are “Selma,” “Whiplash” and “Love is Strange,” among others. The nominees in each category are below, via the Spirit Awards website. We’ll be watching and updating this list of winners as the show airs live on IFC starting at 5 p.m. ET.

BEST FEATURE
“Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”
“Boyhood”
“Love is Strange”
“Selma”
“Whiplash”

BEST FEMALE LEAD
Marion Cotillard, “The Immigrant”
Rinko Kikuchi, “Kumiko, The Treasure Hunter”
Julianne Moore, “Still Alice”
Jenny Slate, “Obvious Child”
Tilda Swinton, “Only Lovers Left Alive”

BEST MALE LEAD
André Benjamin, “Jimi: All Is By My Side”
Jake Gyllenhaal, “Nightcrawler”
Michael Keaton, “Birdman or (The Unexpected Virtue of Ignorance)”
John Lithgow, “Love is Strange”
David Oyelowo, “Selma”

21st ANNUAL KIEHL’S SOMEONE TO WATCH AWARD
Ana Lily Amirpour, “A Girl Walks Home Alone at Night”
Rania Attieh & Daniel Garcia, “H.”
Chris Eska, “The Retrieval”

20th ANNUAL LENSCRAFTERS TRUER THAN FICTION AWARD (Presented to an emerging director of non-fiction features who has not yet received significant recognition)
Amanda Rose Wilder, “Approaching the Elephant”
Darius Clark Monroe, “Evolution of a Criminal”
Dan Krauss, “The Kill Team”