1995 Independent Spirit Awards
The 11th Independent Spirit Awards, honoring excellence in independent film, were presented on March 23, 1996, under a tent on Santa Monica beach and simulcast on the World Wide Web.
|Feature||Leaving Las Vegas|
|First Feature||Edward Burns, The Brothers McMullen|
|Male Lead||Sean Penn, Dead Man Walking|
|Female Lead||Elisabeth Shue, Leaving Las Vegas|
|Supporting Male||Benicio Del Toro, The Usual Suspects|
|Supporting Female||Mare Winningham, Georgia|
|Debut Performance||Justin Pierce, Kids|
|Director||Mike Figgis, Leaving Las Vegas|
|Screenplay||Christopher McQuarrie, The Usual Suspects|
|First Screenplay||Paul Auster, Smoke|
|Cinematography||Leaving Las Vegas|
|Foreign Film||Before the Rain, Milcho Manchevski (Macedonia, Britain and France)|
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