Michelle Williams & Shailene Woodley Win 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards


Feb. 26 2012, Published 12:44 p.m. ET

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Ode to the eve of Oscars Sunday! Last night was certainly a celebratory night in Santa Monica, Calif. as Seth Rogen hosted the annual Film Independent Spirit Awards.

OK! GALLERY: MICHELLE WILLIAMS & KENNETH BRANAGH CELEBRATE IRISH ACTORS AT THE OSCAR WILDE PRE-OSCARS EVENT The Artist earned four awards including Best Feature, Best Director, Best Male Lead for Jean Dujardin and Best Cinematography. Michelle Williams won a statue for Best Female Lead in My Week With Marilyn and up and comer Shailene Woodley won Best Supporting Female for The Descendants. Christopher Plummer also won Best Supporting Male for BeginnersOK! NEWS: MICHELLE WILLIAMS STILL HURTING OVER HEATH LEDGER According to the New York Daily News, Michelle gave a heartfelt speech and recalled upon her fondness for low budget independent filmmakers from back in the day. "I wore my own clothes back then which were not very good, and I cut my own hair which was also not very good." She added, "I still remember the feeling that in this room, unlike others, that that was OK. Possibly even preferred. And when I thought then and I still feel now is that it's because this room was a room full of misfits, outcasts, loners, dreamers, mumblers, delinquents, dropouts. Just like me."  Here is a complete list of the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Award winners: Best FeatureThe Artist Best DirectorMichel Hazanavicius, The Artist Best ScreenplayAlexander Payne, Nat Faxon, Jim Rash, The Descendants Best First FeatureMargin Call Best Female LeadMichelle Williams, My Week With Marilyn Best Male LeadJean Dujardin, The Artist 

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Best Supporting FemaleShailene Woodley, The Descendants Best Supporting MaleChristopher Plummer, The Beginners Best CinematographyGuillaume Schiffman, The Artist Best DocumentaryThe Interrupters 

Best International FilmA Separation (Iran) Piaget Producers AwardsSophia Lin, Take Shelter Truer Than Fiction AwardHeather Courntey, Where Soldiers Come From   


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