2017 Independent Spirit Awards: See all the winners

The 32nd annual Independent Spirit Awards were held on Saturday at the Santa Monica Pier in California, and the best independent films of 2016 were honored. Piaget Producers Award Jordana Mollick – Hello, My Name Is Doris Lisa Kjerulff – The Fits Melody C

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2017 Independent Spirit Awards: See all the winners

Casey Affleck slams Trump administration’s ‘abhorrent’ policies in Spirit Awards Speech

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DHS report undermines terror threat cited by Trump’s immigration order

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2017 Independent Spirit Awards red carpet arrivals

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Gretchen Carlson in talks to join MSNBC, sources say

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Aggressive cuts to Obama-era green rules to start soon: EPA Administrator Scott Pruitt

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