The 32nd Independent Spirit Awards announced the nomination list on November 23.

Both compete for the `Excellent Film` award with Manchester By The Sea, Jackie and Chronic.

In addition, American Honey’s beauty Sasha Lane and American Honey’s actor Shia LaBeouf entered the `Best Actress` and `Best Supporting Actor` categories, while the screenwriters of Moonlight – Barry Jenkins and Tarell Alvin McCraney

Shia LaBeouf and Sasha Lane play a pair of rebellious teenagers in `American Honey`.

American Honey is a 17+ movie about a teenage girl who participates in a group of spoiled kids, selling long-term newspapers during the day and having fun at night.

Meanwhile, Moonlight is a new discovery at Independent Spirit.

Independent Spirit is an award to honor low-budget films (under 20 million USD) from North America.

Shia LaBeouf's 17+ film leads the nominations for the Independent Spirit Award

Scene from `Moonlight`.

Independent Spirit 2017 also attracted attention in the `Outstanding Foreign Film` category – with nominations including Aquarius (Brazil), Toni Erdmann (Germany – Romania), Under The Shadow (UK – Iran), My Golden Days (France

The 32nd Independent Spirit announced the winning list on February 25, 2017 – one day before the Oscars ceremony.

Independent Spirit Award nomination list

Excellent feature film American HoneyChronicJackie Manchester by the Sea Moonlight

Outstanding DirectorAndrea Arnold, American HoneyBarry Jenkins, MoonlightPablo Larrain, JackieJeff Nichols, LovingKelly Reichardt, Certain Women

Excellent debut film The Childhood of a Leader The FitsOther PeopleSwiss Army ManThe Witch

Outstanding Actor Casey Affleck, Manchester by the SeaDavid Harewood, Free in DeedViggo Mortensen, Captain FantasticJesse Plemons, Other PeopleTim Roth, Chronic

Outstanding Actress Annette Bening, 20th Century Women Isabelle Huppert, ElleSasha Lane, American HoneyRuth Negga, Loving Natalie Portman, Jackie

Outstanding Supporting ActorRalph Fiennes, A Bigger Splash Ben Foster, Hell or High Water Lucas Hedges, Manchester by the SeaShia LaBeouf, American HoneyCraig Robinson, Morris from America

Outstanding Supporting ActressEdwina Findley, Free in DeedPaulina Garcia, Little MenLily Gladstone, Certain WomenRiley Keough, American HoneyMolly Shannon, Other People

Excellent scriptHell or High WaterLittle MenManchester by the SeaMoonlight20th Century Women

Excellent debut screenplay BarryChristineJean of the Joneses Other People The Witch

Excellent foreign filmAquarius (Brazil)Toni Erdmann (Germany – Romania)Under The Shadow (UK – Iran)My Golden Days (France)Chevalier (Greece)

Excellent Documentary13thCamerapersonI Am Not Your NegroO.J.: Made in AmericaSonitaUnder the Sun

Excellent cinematography American HoneyChildhoodFree in Deep Eyes of My Mother Moonlight

Excellent film editing Hell or High WaterJackieManchester by the Sea Moonlight Swiss Army Man

John Cassavetes Award for films with a budget under 500,000 USDFree in DeedHunter GathererLovesongNakomSpa Night

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