Two Minnesota-produced features are nominated for Film Independent’s Spirit Awards. Robert Altman, a “best director” nominee for his final film, A Prairie Home Companion, is sure to be a sentimental favorite. Minnesotan Ali Selim‘s Sweet land is nominated in the “best first feature” category. Elizabeth Reaser is nominated for “best female lead” for her performance in Sweet Land.
The awards will be presented on Saturday, February 24th, during a broadcast on the Independent Film Channel. A complete list of nominations is available at filmindependent.org/spiritawards/nominees/nominees.php.