IFC will air the kudos in the evening after they take place at their familiar tent on the beach in Santa Monica.
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"Beasts of the Southern Wild," "Bernie," "Moonrise Kingdom," "Silver Linings Playbook" and "Keep the Lights On" were nominated for top feature for the 28th Film Independent Spirit Awards.
IFC will televise the Film Independent Spirit Awards, which will take place in their familiar Santa Monica tent Feb. 23.
"Precious" dominated the Independent Spirit Awards.
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