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1st Independent Spirit Awards
1st Independent Spirit Awards
DateFebruary 22, 1986
SiteLos Angeles, California, U.S.
Hosted byPeter Coyote
Jeanne Lucas
Best FilmAfter Hours
Most awardsAfter Hours (2)
Blood Simple (2)
The Trip to Bountiful (2)
Most nominationsAfter Hours (5)
Blood Simple (5)
Smooth Talk (5)

The 1st Independent Spirit Awards, honoring the best in independent filmmaking for 1985, were announced on March 22, 1986. The ceremony[1][2] was hosted by Peter Coyote and Jeanne Lucas. It was held at 385 North, a restaurant in Los Angeles.[3][4][5][6][7][8]

Winners and nominees

Joel Coen, Best Director co-winner
Martin Scorsese, Best Director co-winner
M. Emmet Walsh, Best Male Lead winner

Films with multiple nominations and awards

Films that received multiple nominations
Nominations Film
5 After Hours
Blood Simple
Smooth Talk
4 The Trip to Bountiful
2 Trouble Mind
Films that won multiple awards
Awards Film
2 After Hours
Blood Simple
The Trip to Bountiful

Special Distinction Award

David Puttnam


  1. ^ The Little Award Show That Could : Film: Since it started in the '80s, the Independent Spirit Awards, sort of an offbeat Oscar, has gained big-name supporters. Saturday's cere...
  2. ^ First Spirit Awards ceremony ever - FULL SHOW | 1986 | Film Independent
  3. ^ California Grows Her Own Cuisine - The New York Times
  4. ^ In Los Angeles, High-Style Restaurant Fare - The New York Times
  5. ^ Can Rosalie's Succeed Where 385 North Fell on Its Souffle? - latimes
  6. ^ 385 North Turns to the Southwest - latimes
  7. ^ 375 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90048 - Apartments Property For Lease on LoopNet.com
  8. ^ 385 North, Los Angeles (CLOSED): The Chef and Restaurant Database (ChefDb)
  9. ^ "Awards . . . Everybody Wants To Get In The Act". Los Angeles Times. 1986-03-12. Retrieved .
  10. ^ Film Independent. "Film Independent Spirit Awards - A Brief History - Playlist". YouTube. Retrieved 2017.
  11. ^ "Independence days". Variety. 2005-02-24. Retrieved .
  12. ^ "Independents Get Share Of Awards". Los Angeles Daily News. 1986-04-01. Retrieved .

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