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Film Independent Spirit Award Nominees with a Calgary Film Connection

The nominees are here!

On Friday, November 16 the Film Independent Spirit Awards released their highly anticipated list of nominations for the 2019 Awards. For 34 years, the Spirit Awards ceremony has brought together indie filmmakers and Hollywood shakers, celebrating some of the best, most innovative and unique story-telling of the year. 

We’re particularly excited this year, as five films from our 2018 Calgary Film lineup took in six nominations! Here they are... 

COLETTE - Best Screenplay
Catch COLETTE at Canyon Meadows Cinemas until November 22. Get showtimes.

THUNDER ROAD - John Cassavetes Award

OF FATHERS & SONS - Best Doc

ON HER SHOULDERS - Best Doc, Truer Than Fiction Award

SHOPLIFTERS - Best International Film 

Congratulations and best of luck to the nominees. We’ll keep you up to date on whether these films from our 2018 Calgary Film lineup take the top spot in their categories. 

The 2019 Film Independent Spirit Awards take place Saturday, February 23 on the beach in Santa Monica and will be broadcast live on IFC.