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Indie Spirit Awards – Follow Variety’s Live Blog

Film Independent’s 31st Spirit Awards will unfold Saturday, Feb. 27 — the day before the Academy Awards — in a tent on Santa Monica Beach.

For those unable to attend the festivities follow along below for live updates. IFC will air the ceremony live at 2 p.m. PST and host a live stream for on its website. Live stream the awards here. “Saturday Night Live” star Kate McKinnon and “Silicon Valley’s” Kumail Nanjiani will co-host the awards. See the best looks from the blue carpet here.

Cate Blanchett and Rooney Mara’s romance “Carol” lead Spirit Awards nominations with six, followed by “Beasts of No Nation” with five and “Spotlight,” “Tangerine” and “Anomalisa” with four each. Full list of nominations.

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