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Independent Spirit Awards '12: "Pariah" Wins John Cassavetes Award; "The Interrupters" Wins Best Documentary

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by Vanessa Martinez
February 26, 2012 9:01 AM
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Dee Rees and Nekisa Cooper

Last night, Dee Rees' Pariah was the winner of the prestigious John Cassavetes award for Best Film! The documentary The Interrupters won the award for Best Documentary.


Below the list of winners, watch writer/director Dee Rees and producer Nekisa Cooper accepting the Best Film award.

Special Congratulations to Rees, Cooper, Director of Photography Bradford Young, lead actress Adepero Oduye and rest of the cast and crew!! Also congrats to The Interrupters' team!

Best Feature

Best First Feature

Best Screenplay

Best Female Lead

Best Supporting Female

Best Documentary

Robert Altman Award

Audi Someone to Watch Award

Best International Film

Best Director

John Cassavetes Award

Best First Screenplay

Best Male Lead

Best Supporting Male

Best Cinematography

Piaget Producer’s Award

Nokia Truer Than Fiction Award

Jameson FIND Your Audience Award

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  • julius hollingsworth | February 26, 2012 9:59 AMReply

    Great Nekisa,Dee wonderful ladies,wonderful film.

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