IAR VIDEO: 2014 FIlm Independent Spirit Award Winners Interviews

Saturday, 01 March 2014 23:28
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The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards took place on Saturday, March 1st in Santa Monica, California. Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, handed out awards to such films as 12 Years a Slave, Fruitvale Station, Mud, Nebraska, Short Term 12, Blue Is The Warmest Color, This Is Martin Bonner, and 20 Feet from Stardom, as well as actors Jared Leto (Dallas Buyers Club), Lupita Nyong'o (12 Years a Slave), Cate Blanchett (Blue Jasmine), Matthew McConaughey (Dallas Buyers Club), and director Steve McQueen (12 Years a Slave). The event aired on IFC and was hosted by Patton Oswalt (Seeking a Friend for the End of the World). 

IAR's Managing Editor Jami Philbrick attended the 29th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards and was backstage when the winners spoke to the press. He had a chance to actually speak with such winners as Jared Leto, Lupita Nyong'o, Fruitvale Station director Ryan Coogler and actor Michael B. Jordan, Mud actress Reese Witherspoon, 20 Feet from Stardom subjects Darlene Love and Judith HillMatthew McConaugheyCate Blanchett, director Steve McQueen, and 12 Years a Slave producer Brad Pitt. The talented winners discussed their films, roles, casts, directors, and winning a Film Independent Spirit Award

And look for many of the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Award winners to also receive Oscars at the 86th Annual Academy Awards.  

To watch our interviews with the 2014 Film Independent Spirit Award Winners, please click on the video player above. 

Also, please enjoy our special photo gallery from backstage at the 29th Annual Film Independent Spirit Awards:

The 2014 Film Independent Spirit Awards took place on Saturday, March 1st in Santa Monica, California and aired that night on IFC. 


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