Independent Spirit John Cassavetes Award

A complete list of every film that's been nominated for the John Cassavetes Award (any feature film budgeted under $500,000).

I plan on watching most of the ones I haven't seen because micro-budget cinema rules.

  • The Blair Witch Project

    1

  • The City

    2

  • Compensation

    3

  • Judy Berlin

    4

  • Treasure Island

    5

  • Chuck & Buck

    6

  • Bunny

    7

  • Everything Put Together

    8

  • Groove

    9

  • Our Song

    10

  • Jackpot

    11

  • Acts of Worship

    12

  • Kaaterskill Falls

    13

  • Punks

    14

  • Virgil Bliss

    15

  • Personal Velocity

    16

  • Charlotte Sometimes

    17

  • Dahmer

    18

  • ivans xtc.

    19

  • The Slaughter Rule

    20

  • The Station Agent

    21

  • Anne B. Real

    22

  • Better Luck Tomorrow

    23

  • Pieces of April

    24

  • Virgin

    25

  • Mean Creek

    26

  • Down to the Bone

    27

  • On the Outs

    28

  • Robbing Peter

    29

  • Unknown Soldier

    30

  • Conventioneers

    31

  • Brick

    32

  • Jellysmoke

    33

  • The Puffy Chair

    34

  • Room

    35

  • Quinceañera

    36

  • 12 and Holding

    37

  • Chalk

    38

  • Four Eyed Monsters

    39

  • Old Joy

    40

  • August Evening

    41

  • Owl and the Sparrow

    42

  • The Pool

    43

  • Quiet City

    44

  • Shotgun Stories

    45

  • In Search of a Midnight Kiss

    46

  • Prince of Broadway

    47

  • The Signal

    48

  • Take Out

    49

  • Turn the River

    50

  • Humpday

    51

  • Big Fan

    52

  • The New Year Parade

    53

  • Treeless Mountain

    54

  • Zero Bridge

    55

  • Daddy Longlegs

    56

  • The Exploding Girl

    57

  • Lbs.

    58

  • Lovers of Hate

    59

  • Obselidia

    60

  • Pariah

    61

  • Bellflower

    62

  • Circumstance

    63

  • The Dynamiter

    64

  • Hello Lonesome

    65

  • Middle of Nowhere

    66

  • Breakfast with Curtis

    67

  • The Color Wheel

    68

  • Mosquita y Mari

    69

  • Starlet

    70

  • This Is Martin Bonner

    71

  • Computer Chess

    72

  • Crystal Fairy & the Magical Cactus

    73

  • Museum Hours

    74

  • Pit Stop

    75

  • Land Ho!

    76

  • Blue Ruin

    77

  • It Felt Like Love

    78

  • Man from Reno

    79

  • Test

    80

  • Krisha

    81

  • Advantageous

    82

  • Christmas, Again

    83

  • Heaven Knows What

    84

  • Out of My Hand

    85

  • Spa Night

    86

  • Free In Deed

    87

  • Hunter Gatherer

    88

  • Lovesong

    89

  • Nakom

    90

  • Life and Nothing More

    91

  • Dayveon

    92

  • A Ghost Story

    93

  • Most Beautiful Island

    94

  • The Transfiguration

    95

  • On the Seventh Day

    96

  • A Bread Factory Part One: For the Sake of Gold

    97

  • A Bread Factory Part Two: Walk with Me a While

    98

  • Never Goin' Back

    99

  • Sócrates

    100