1997 Independent Spirit Awards

Updated September 9, 2022 | Infoplease Staff

The 13th Independent Spirit Awards, honoring excellence in independent film, took place on March 21, 1998 under a tent on Santa Monica beach.

FeatureThe Apostle
First FeatureKasi Lemmons, Eve's Bayou
Male LeadRobert Duvall, The Apostle
Female LeadJulie Christie, Afterglow
Supporting MaleJason Lee, Chasing Amy
Supporting FemaleDebbi Morgan, Eve's Bayou
Debut PerformanceAaron Eckhart, In the Company of Men
DirectorRobert Duvall, The Apostle
ScreenplayKevin Smith, Chasing Amy
First ScreenplayNeil LaBute, In the Company of Men
CinematographyDeclan Quinn, Kama Sutra
Foreign FilmThe Sweet Hereafter

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