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By Gold Derby News Desk
By Gold Derby News Desk
Feb 20 2013 06:14 am
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Gold Derby surveyed our experts and editors as well as hundred of users to predict the winners of the Independent Spirit Awards, which will be announced this Saturday in Santa Monica. 

Below, our predictions for the winners of the 28th annual edition of these kudos with potential spoilers listed in italics. (See breakdown by film here.)

Click on each category title to be taken to an overview of the odds for that race. 

BEST PICTURE
"Beasts of the Southern Wild"
Spoiler: "Silver Linings Playbook"

BEST ACTOR
John Hawkes, "The Sessions"
Spoiler: Bradley Cooper, "Silver Linings Playbook"

BEST ACTRESS
Jennifer Lawrence, "Silver Linings Playbook"
Spoiler: Quvenzhane Wallis, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTOR
Matthew McConaughey, "Magic Mike"
Spoiler: Michael Pena, "End of Watch"

BEST SUPPORTING ACTRESS
Ann Dowd, "Compliance"
Spoiler: Helen Hunt, "The Sessions"

BEST DIRECTOR
Benh Zeitlin,"Beasts of the Southern Wild"
Spoiler: David O. Russell, "Silver Linings Playbook"

BEST SCREENPLAY
"Silver Linings Playbook"
Spoiler: "Moonrise Kingdom"

BEST FIRST FEATURE
"Perks of Being a Wallflower"
Spoiler: "Safety Not Guaranteed"

BEST DOCUMENTARY
"How To Survive a Plague"
Spoiler: "The Central Park Five"

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
"Amour"
Spoiler: "Rust and Bone"

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
"Beasts of the Southern Wild"
Spoiler: "Moonrise Kingdom"

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD
"Middle of Nowhere"
Spoiler: "Breakfast With Curtis"

 
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