1999 Independent Spirit Awards
The 15th Independent Spirit Awards, honoring excellence in independent film, took place on March 25, 2000 under a tent on Santa Monica beach.
|First Feature (More Than $500,000)||Spike Jonze, Being John Malkovich|
|First Feature (Less Than $500,000)||Daniel Myrick and Eduardo Sanchez , The Blair Witch Project|
|Male Lead||Richard Farnsworth, The Straight Story|
|Female Lead||Hilary Swank, Boys Don't Cry|
|Supporting Male||Steve Zahn, Happy, Texas|
|Supporting Female||Chloë Sevigny, Boys Don't Cry|
|Debut Performance||Kimberly J. Brown, Tumbleweeds|
|Director||Alexander Payne, Election|
|Screenplay||Alexander Payne and Jim Taylor, Election|
|First Screenplay||Charlie Kaufman, Being John Malkovich|
|Cinematography||Lisa Rinzler, Three Seasons|
|Foreign Film||Tom Tykwer, Run Lola Run (Germany)|
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