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    SPIRITS 2011 | John Cassavetes Award Nominee Matthew Bonifacio

    Premiering way back at the 2004 Sundance Film Festival, Matthew Bonifacio's "Lbs." was finally released theatrically this year. Following a 315-pound man who decides to kick his food addiction by moving to the country, the film is finding a happy ending to its rather extraordinarily lengthy delay in...

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    SPIRITS 2011 | "Get Low" Director Aaron Schneider

    This profile of Aaron Schneider, who directed summer indie hit "Get Low," was originally published upon the film's release. The film has since gone on to receive a Spirit Award nomination for best first feature.

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    SPIRITS 2011 | "Marwencol" Director Jeff Malmberg

    This first-person Jeff Malmberg wrote about his acclaimed documentary "Marwencol" was originally published upon the film's release. The film has since gone on to receive a Spirit Award nomination for best documentary.

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    SPIRITS 2011 | "Please Give" Writer/Director Nicole Holofcener

    This profile of "Please Give" writer-director Nicole Holofcener was original published upon the film's release. She has since gone on to a receive a Spirit Award nomination for best screenplay, while the film was honored with Robert Altman Award, which celebrates an ensemble cast.

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    SPIRITS 2011 | "Rabbit Hole" Director John Cameron Mitchell

    This interview with "Rabbit Hole" director John Cameron Mitchell was originally published during the 2010 Toronto International Film Festival. The filmmaker has since gone to be nominated for a Spirit Award for best director.

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    SPIRITS 2011 | Someone to Watch Award Winner Mike Ott

    Writer/director Mike Ott took home the Acura Someone to Watch Award for his second feature, "Littlerock." The film tells the story of a Japanese student who finds herself stranded in a small California desert town during a sightseeing trip. Her newfound sense of freedom inspires her to extend her st...

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    For Your Consideration: The 10 Biggest Surprises of the Spirit Award Nominations

    Debra Granik's "Winter's Bone" led the 2011 Film Independent Spirit Award nominations, which were announced this morning. The film was joined by the likes of "The Kids Are All Right," "Black Swan," "127 Hours," and "Rabbit Hole" in many ...

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    "Winter's Bone" Leads 2011 Spirit Award Nominations

    The nominations for the 26th Film Independent's Spirit Awards were unveiled this morning in Los Angeles, with Debra Granik's "Winter's Bone" leading with seven nominations, including best feature, best director, best screenplay, and acting nominations for Jennifer Lawrence, Dale Dickey, and John Haw...

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    'Winter's Bone' & 'The Kids Are All Right' Lead The Nominees For The Spirit Awards

    With seven and five nominations respectively for "Winter's Bone" and "The Kids Are All Right," female directors and their films are leading the pack this year at the Independent Spirit Awards.

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    For Your Consideration: Gauging a Crowded and Female-Friendly Spirit Award Field

    This article was originally published in early November, and has been re-purposed in anticipation of the The Film Independent's Spirit Awards nominations, which will be revealed tomorrow, November 30.

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