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Winners: 2016 British Independent Film Awards

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The British Independent Film Awards are second behind the BAFTAs as one of the most influential film awards in the UK, and the 2016 award winners are in.

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American Honey has four awards, the most on the night, including best actress and best director. I, Daniel Blake has picked up two acting awards for Dave Johns and Hayley Squires (promising newcomer). However, all Academy eyes will be on Moonlight, which yet again beat Manchester by the Seathis time to best international film.

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2016 BIFAs: The Winners

Best British Independent Film
American Honey

Best Director
Andrea Arnold, American Honey

Best Screenplay
Under the Shadow

Best Actor
Dave Johns, I, Daniel Blake

Best Actress
Sasha Lane, American Honey

Best Supporting Actor
Brett Goldstein, Adult Life Skills

Best Supporting Actress
Avin Manshadi, Under the Shadow

Most Promising Newcomer
Hayley Squires, I, Daniel Blake

The Douglas Hickox Award (Debut Director)
Babak Anvari, Under the Shadow

Outstanding Achievement in Craft
Robbie Ryan, American Honey

The Richard Harris Award
Alison Steadman

Best Documentary
Notes on Blindness

Best International Independent Film
Moonlight

Best British Short
Jacked

The Discovery Award
The Greasy Strangler

The Variety Award
Naomie Harris

Breakthrough Producer
Camille Gatin, The Girl With All the Gifts

Debut Screenwriter
Rachel Tunnard, Adult Life Skills

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