Watch the Nominees

Get your remote ready... here's where you can watch this year's Spirit Award nominees.

The 2023 Spirit Award-nominated films and television series are more than just italicized names on a list – they represent the best in independent TV and cinema, and they’re out there right now, just waiting to be watched.

The following list includes nominated films and series that are available to stream, rent or watch in theaters. Availability is subject to change; we’ll do our best to keep this list updated as Spirit Awards season progresses.

And of course, don’t forget why you’re binge-watching all of this exceptional entertainment in the first place…

Watch the Film Independent Spirit Awards live on Saturday, March 4, 2023 to see which nominees become winners, and so much more.
 

Abbott Elementary

Nominated for Best Lead Performance in a New Scripted Series and Best Supporting Performance in a New Scripted Series
Streaming on Hulu; available to purchase on major streaming platforms

The African Desparate

Nominated for John Cassavetes Award
Streaming on Mubi; available to rent on major streaming platforms

After Yang

Nominated for Best Director and Best Screenplay
Streaming on Showtime; available to rent on major streaming platforms

Aftersun

Nominated for Best First Feature, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Lead Performance and Best Breakthrough Performance
Available to purchase on major streaming platforms

All That Breathes

Nominated for Best Documentary
Currently in theaters

All the Beauty and the Bloodshed

Nominated for Best Documentary
Currently in theaters

As We See It

Nominated for Best Lead Performance in a New Scripted Series
Streaming on Prime Video

The Bear

Nominated for Best New Scripted Series and Best Supporting Performance in a New Scripted Series
Streaming on Hulu

Beba

Nominated for Truer Than Fiction Award
Streaming on Hulu; available to rent on major streaming platforms

Bodies Bodies Bodies

Nominated for Best Director and Best First Screenplay
Available to rent on major streaming platforms

Bones and All

Nominated for Best Feature, Best Lead Performance and Best Supporting Performance
Available to rent on major streaming platforms

Bruiser

Nominated for Best Supporting Performance
Available to rent on major streaming platforms

The Cathedral

Nominated for John Cassavetes Award, Best Editing and Best Supporting Performance
Streaming on Mubi; available to rent on major streaming platforms

Catherine Called Birdy

Nominated for Nominated for Best Screenplay
Streaming on Prime Video

Causeway

Nominated for Best Supporting Performance
Streaming on Apple TV+

Children of the Underground

Nominated for Best New Non-Scripted or Documentary Series
Streaming on Hulu

Corsage

Nominated for Best International Film
Currently in theaters

Emergency

Nominated for Best First Screenplay
Streaming on Prime Video

Emily the Criminal

Nominated for Best First Feature, Best Lead Performance and Best Supporting Performance
Streaming on Netflix; available to rent on major streaming platforms

Everything Everywhere All at Once

Nominated for Best Feature, Best Director, Best Screenplay, Best Editing, Best Lead Performance, Best Supporting Performance and Best Breakthrough Performance
Streaming on Showtime; available to rent on major streaming platforms

Fire Island

Nominated for Best First Screenplay
Streaming on Hulu

Funny Pages

Nominated for Best Breakthrough Performance
Available to rent on major streaming platforms

Holy Emy

Nominated for Someone to Watch Award
Streaming on Mubi

Honk for Jesus. Save Your Soul.

Nominated for Someone to Watch Award
Streaming on Peacock; available to rent on major streaming platforms

A House Made of Splinters

Nominated for Best Documentary
To be released in 2023

I Didn’t See You There

Nominated for Truer Than Fiction Award
To be released on public television as part of POV in January 2023

I Love That For You

Nominated for Best Supporting Performance in a New Scripted Series
Streaming on Prime Video

The Inspection

Nominated for Best First Feature, Best Lead Performance and Best Supporting Performance
To be released on streaming platforms in 2023

Joyland

Nominated for Best International Film
To be released in 2023

A League of Their Own

Nominated for Best Supporting Performance in a New Scripted Series
Streaming on Prime Video

Leonor Will Never Die

Nominated for Best International Film
Available to rent on major streaming platforms

A Love Song

Nominated for John Cassavetes Award and Best Lead Performance
Available to rent on major streaming platforms

Marcel the Shell with Shoes On

Nominated for Best Editing
Available to rent on major streaming platforms

Midwives

Nominated for Best Documentary
To be released on streaming platforms in 2023

Mija

Nominated for Truer Than Fiction Award
To be released on streaming platforms in 2023

Mind Over Murder

Nominated for Best New Non-Scripted or Documentary Series
Streaming on HBO Max

Mo

Nominated for Best Lead Performance in a New Scripted Series
Streaming on Netflix

Murina

Nominated for Best First Feature, Best Cinematography and Best Breakthrough Performance
Streaming on Showtime; available to rent on major streaming platforms

Nanny

Nominated for Someone to Watch Award
Streaming on Prime Video

Neptune Frost

Nominated for Best Cinematography
Streaming on Criterion Channel; available to rent on major streaming platforms

Our Father, the Devil

Nominated for Best Feature
Streaming info TBA

Pachinko

Nominated for Best Ensemble Cast in a New Scripted Series and Best New Scripted Series
Streaming on Apple TV+

Palm Trees and Power Lines

Nominated for Best First Feature, Best First Screenplay, Best Supporting Performance and Best Breakthrough Performance
To be released in 2023

Pearl

Nominated for Best Cinematography and Best Lead Performance
Available to rent on major streaming platforms

Pepsi, Where’s My Jet?

Nominated for Best New Non-Scripted or Documentary Series
Streaming on Netflix

The Porter

Nominated for Best New Scripted Series and Best Lead Performance in a New Scripted Series
Streaming on BET+

Rap Sh!t

Nominated for Best Lead Performance in a New Scripted Series
Streaming on HBO Max

The Rehearsal

Nominated for Best New Non-Scripted or Documentary Series
Streaming on HBO Max

Return to Seoul

Nominated for Best International Film
To be released on streaming platforms in 2023

Riotsville, U.S.A.

Nominated for Best Documentary
Available to rent on major streaming platforms

Saint Omer

Nominated for Best International Film
To be released in 2023

Severance

Nominated for Best New Scripted Series, Best Lead Performance in a New Scripted Series and Best Supporting Performance in a New Scripted Series
Streaming on Apple TV+

Somebody Somewhere

Nominated for Best Lead Performance in a New Scripted Series and Best Supporting Performance in a New Scripted Series
Streaming on HBO Max

Something in the Dirt

Nominated for John Cassavetes Award
Available to rent on major streaming platforms

Station Eleven

Nominated for Best New Scripted Series, Best Lead Performance in a New Scripted Series and Best Supporting Performance in a New Scripted Series
Streaming on HBO Max

Tár

Nominated for Best Feature, Best Director, Best Cinematography, Best Editing, Best Lead Performance and Best Supporting Performance
Currently in theaters

This Fool

Nominated for Best Supporting Performance in a New Scripted Series
Streaming on Hulu

This Is Going to Hurt

Nominated for Best Lead Performance in a New Scripted Series
Streaming on Prime Video and AMC+

To Leslie

Nominated for Best Lead Performance
Available to rent on major streaming platforms

We Need to Talk About Cosby

Nominated for Best New Non-Scripted or Documentary Series
Streaming on Showtime; available to purchase on major streaming platforms

Women Talking

Nominated for Best Feature, Best Director and Best Screenplay; winner of the Robert Altman Award
To be released in 2023

Yellowjackets

Nominated for Best Lead Performance in a Scripted Series
Streaming on Showtime; available to purchase on major streaming platforms