'Birdman' wins top honors at Indie Spirits

February 22, 2015 1:35 AM

19 0

"Independent filmmakers are holdouts against a tsunami of super-hero movies," said director Dan Gilroy, who won best first feature for Nightcrawler. "We have survived and we have thrived."

Gilroy's comment foreshadowed the top award-- best feature--which went to Birdman, about the star of a super-hero franchise struggling for a comeback.

Also read: McAuliffe to receive 'pioneer award' at film festival

Read more

To category page