Feb. 23 (UPI) -- If Beale Street Could Talk was deemed Best Feature of 2018 at the Independent Spirit Awards in Santa Monica Saturday afternoon.
Barry Jenkins, the man who helmed it, was voted Best Director and cast member Regina King was named Best Supporting Actress.
Roma won the prize for Best International Film.
Richard E. Grant won the Best Supporting Actor prize for Can You Ever Forgive Me?, which also scored the Best Screenplay title for Nicole Holofcener and Jeff Whitty.
Won't You Be My Neighbor? earned the Best Documentary honor and Boots Riley took home the statuette for Best First Feature for Sorry to Bother You.
Parks and Recreation alum Aubrey Plaza hosted the event.
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Independent Spirit Awards