3rd Independent Spirit Awards
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3rd Independent Spirit Awards
3rd Independent Spirit Awards
DateFebruary 11, 1988
SiteLos Angeles, California
Hosted byBuck Henry
Best FilmRiver's Edge
Most awardsRiver's Edge (2)
The Dead (2)
Most nominationsThe Dead (5)
Matewan (5)

The 3rd Independent Spirit Awards, honoring the best in independent filmmaking for 1987, were announced on February 11, 1988.[1][2] The ceremony was hosted by Buck Henry[3] and was held at 385 North, a restaurant in Los Angeles.[4][5][6][7][8][9][3]

Winners and nominees

Dennis Quaid, Best Male Lead winner
Sally Kirkland, Best Female Lead winner
Morgan Freeman, Best Supporting Male winner
Anjelica Huston, Best Supporting Female winner
Best Feature Best Director
River's Edge John HustonThe Dead
Best Male Lead Best Female Lead
Dennis QuaidThe Big Easy Sally KirklandAnna
Best Supporting Male Best Supporting Female
Morgan FreemanStreet Smart Anjelica HustonThe Dead
Best Screenplay Best Cinematography
River's EdgeNeal Jimenez MatewanHaskell Wexler
Best First Feature Best International Film
Dirty Dancing My Life as a Dog o Sweden

Films with multiple nominations and awards

Films that received multiple nominations

Nominations Film
5 The Dead
4 Swimming in Cambodia
Tough Guys Don't Dance
3 Anna
The Big Easy
River's Edge
2 Barfly
The Glass Menagerie
Street Smart
The Whales of August

Films that won multiple awards

Awards Film
2 River's Edge
The Dead


  1. ^ "Morning Report: Movies". Los Angeles Times. 1988-02-15. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "Independent Feature Project Bestows Its Spirit Awards". Los Angeles Times. 1988-04-11. Retrieved .
  3. ^ a b "Independence days". Variety. 2005-02-24. Retrieved .
  4. ^ Lindsey, Robert (18 August 1985). "California Grows Her Own Cuisine". Retrieved 2019 – via NYTimes.com.
  5. ^ Burros, Marian (4 July 1984). "In Los Angeles, High-Style Restaurant Fare". Retrieved 2019 – via NYTimes.com.
  6. ^ ANDREWS, COLMAN (6 December 1987). "Can Rosalie's Succeed Where 385 North Fell on Its Souffle?". Retrieved 2019 – via LA Times.
  7. ^ REICHL, RUTH (25 December 1987). "385 North Turns to the Southwest". Retrieved 2019 – via LA Times.
  8. ^ "375 N La Cienega Blvd, Los Angeles, CA, 90048 - Apartments Property For Lease on LoopNet.com". LoopNet. Retrieved 2019.
  9. ^ "385 North, Los Angeles (CLOSED): The Chef and Restaurant Database (ChefDb)". www.chefdb.com. Retrieved 2019.

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