8th Independent Spirit Awards
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8th Independent Spirit Awards
8th Independent Spirit Awards
DateMarch 27, 1993
SiteSanta Monica, California, U.S.
Hosted byBuck Henry
Best FilmThe Player
Most awardsThe Waterdance (2)
Most nominationsGas Food Lodging (5)
One False Move (5)

The 8th Independent Spirit Awards, honoring the best in independent filmmaking for 1992, were announced on March 27, 1993.[1][2][3][4] It was hosted by Buck Henry and was the first ceremony held under a tent on the beach in Santa Monica.[5][6][7]

Nominees and winners

Best Feature Best Director
The Player Carl FranklinOne False Move
Best Male Lead Best Female Lead
Harvey KeitelBad Lieutenant Fairuza BalkGas Food Lodging
Best Supporting Male Best Supporting Female
Steve BuscemiReservoir Dogs Alfre WoodardPassion Fish
Best Screenplay Best First Feature
The WaterdanceNeal Jimenez The Waterdance – Neal Jimenez and Michael Steinberg
Best Cinematography Best Original Score
Night on EarthFrederick Elmes Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with MeAngelo Badalamenti
Best International Film
The Crying Game o UK

Films that received multiple nominations

Nominations Film
5 Gas Food Lodging
One False Move
4 Laws of Gravity
The Waterdance
3 Bad Lieutenant
Reservoir Dogs
2 All the Vermeers in New York
Deep Cover
Light Sleeper
Passion Fish
Twin Peaks: Fire Walk with Me

Films that won multiple awards

Awards Film
2 The Waterdance


  1. ^ "Spirited show for New Line". Variety. 1993-01-18. Retrieved .
  2. ^ "'Lodging,' 'False Move' Top Independent Nominees". Los Angeles Times. 1993-01-19. Retrieved .
  3. ^ "An Irreverent Celebration of the Independent Spirit". Los Angeles Times. 1993-03-26. Retrieved .
  4. ^ "Independent Spirit Awards Lives Up to Its Name". Los Angeles Times. 1993-03-29. Retrieved .
  5. ^ "Independence days". Variety. 2005-02-24. Retrieved .
  6. ^ "Independent Spirit Awards Lives Up to Its Name : Movies: Irreverent, annual alternative awards program names 'The Player' as best of 1992". Los Angeles Times. 1993-03-29. Retrieved .
  7. ^ History - Film Independent

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