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18th Independent Spirit Awards
18th Independent Spirit Awards
DateMarch 22, 2003
Hosted byJohn Waters
Best FilmFar from Heaven
Most awardsFar from Heaven (5)
Most nominationsFar from Heaven (5)

The 18th Independent Spirit Awards, honoring the best in independent filmmaking for 2002, were announced on March 22, 2003. It was hosted by John Waters.[1][2][3][4][5]

Nominees and winners

Best Feature

Far from Heaven

Best First Feature

The Dangerous Lives of Altar Boys

Best Director

Todd HaynesFar from Heaven

Best Male Lead

Derek LukeAntwone Fisher

Best Female Lead

Julianne MooreFar from Heaven

Best Supporting Male

Dennis QuaidFar from Heaven

Best Supporting Female

Emily MortimerLovely & Amazing

Best Screenplay

The Good GirlMike White

Best First Screenplay

SecretaryErin Cressida Wilson

Best Cinematography

Far from HeavenEdward Lachman

Best Foreign Film

Y Tu Mamá También o Mexico

Best Documentary Feature

Bowling for Columbine

Best Debut Performance

Nia VardalosMy Big Fat Greek Wedding

John Cassavetes Award

Personal Velocity

Truer Than Fiction Award

Love & Diane

Producers Award

Effie Brown – Real Women Have Curves and Stranger Inside

Someone to Watch Award

Przemyslaw ReutParadox Lake


  1. ^ "Spirited Competition". Entertainment Weekly. 2002-12-12. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Independent Spirit Awards nominees announced". Los Angeles Times. 2002-12-12. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "'Heaven' tops Indie Spirit Awards". Variety. 2003-03-22. Retrieved .
  4. ^ ""Far From Heaven" Sweeps 2003 Independent Spirit Awards". indieWire. 2003-03-22. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "'Far From Heaven' sweeps Independent Spirit Awards". Pittsburgh Post-Gazette. 2003-03-24. Retrieved .

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