Independent Spirit Awards 2011: Full list of winners
The 26th annual Independent Spirit Awards ceremony air on IFC at 7 p.m. ET on IFC on Sunday, Feb. 26, 2011.
The Independent Spirit Awards honor the year's independent films, specifically focusing on movies produced for less than $20 million.
"Winter's Bone" had seven nominations at this year's awards but "Black Swan" was the evening's big winner, taking home awards for best feature, best director, best female lead and best cinematography.
Darren Aronofsky, who won best director "Black Swan" spoke of his surprise at the film's success.
"It's really exciting," Aronofsky said. "The word I keep hearing is 'fun'- it's the best compliment you can receive as a filmmaker. This one was fun. It worked out."
The ceremony was hosted by "Community" star Joel McHale and were held at the Santa Monica beach, returning the awards to its longtime home after attempting a move to downtown Los Angeles last year.
Presenters at the ceremony included John Waters, Anna Kendrick, Josh Radnor, Ben Stiller, Paul Rudd, Eva Mendes, Kerry Washington and Diego Luna.
Check out the full list of winners for the 2011 Independent Spirit Awards:
Darren Aronofsky, "Black Swan"
Best Male Lead
James Franco, "127 Hours"
Best Female Lead
Natalie Portman, "Black Swan"
Best Supporting Male
John Hawkes, "Winter's Bone"
Best Supporting Female
Dale Dickey, "Winter's Bone"
"The Kids Are All Right"
"Exit Through the Gift Shop"
Matthew Libatique, 'Black Swan'
Best Foreign Film
"The King's Speech"
Best First Feature
Best First Screenplay
Lena Dunham, "Tiny Furniture"
John Cassavetes Award
Robert Altman Award