by Dino-Ray Ramos, Anthony D’Alessandro and Matt Grobar | Deadline Hollywood

Get Out took home the top prize of Best Feature tonight at the Film Independent Spirit Awards. Peele also took home the trophy for Best Director in what could possibly be one of the most banner years for people of color and women at the annual ceremony that celebrates independent film.

Out of the 20 awards given out tonight, 13 were given to people of color and women. Dee Rees, who was presented along with her cast and crew of Mudbound with the Robert Altman Award said it best in her electrifying acceptance speech: “I know that we, of all makers, are far, far beyond any identity tokenism or snobbery of form.”

In addition to Peele and Rees, Greta Gerwig won Best Screenplay for Lady Bird and newcomer Chloe Zhao was presented with the inaugural Bonnie Award which honors a mid-career female director. The award is named after Bonnie Tiburzi Caputo, who joined American Airlines in 1973 at age 24, becoming the first female pilot to fly for a major U.S. airline. Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani took home Best First Screenplay for The Big Sick while Justin Chon, director of last year’s standout L.A. riot film Gook, was honored with the Kiehl’s Someone to Watch Award

Diversity on the acting accolades weren’t as diverse but still deserved. Timothee Chalamet won for Best Male Lead and Frances McDormand won for Best Female Lead For supporting roles Allison Janney and Sam Rockwell took home Spirit Awards.

The Spirit Awards might be a forecast of what to expect tomorrow at the Academy Awards. Last year, Moonlight won Best Feature and went on to win Best Picture at the Oscars. History might repeat itself for Get Out.

But its the Spirit Awards for acting aren’t exactly an exact predictor of who will win on Sunday, but it doesn’t hurt to use it as a barometer. The last time all four winners from the Spirits matched up with the winners at the Oscars was in 2013. Last year, the only Spirit Award acting winner that went on to get Oscar gold was Casey Affleck.

With the hysterical Nick Kroll and John Mulaney hosting the Spirits for the second time, the ceremony was filled with great moments and was a great amuse bouche for tomorrow’s Oscars. Read the complete winners list and how it all went down below.

COMPLETE WINNERS LIST

BEST FEATURE
Get Out

BEST FEMALE LEAD
Frances McDormand
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri

BEST MALE LEAD
Timothée Chalamet
Call Me By Your Name

BEST DIRECTOR
Jordan Peele
Get Out   

BEST DOCUMENTARY
Faces Places
Directors: Agnés Varda, JR
Producer: Rosalie Varda

BEST SUPPORTING MALE
Sam Rockwell
Three Billboards outside Ebbing, Missouri

BEST SCREENPLAY
Greta Gerwig
Lady Bird

ROBERT ALTMAN AWARD
Given to one film’s director, casting director and ensemble cast
Mudbound
Director: Dee Rees
Casting Directors: Billy Hopkins, Ashley Ingram
Ensemble Cast: Jonathan Banks, Mary J. Blige, Jason Clarke, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Mitchell, Rob Morgan, Carey Mulligan

BEST FIRST SCREENPLAY
Emily V. Gordon, Kumail Nanjiani
The Big Sick

BEST EDITING
Tatiana S. Riegel
I, Tonya

BONNIE AWARD
Chloé Zhao

BEST INTERNATIONAL FILM
A Fantastic Woman
Chile
Director: Sebastián Lelio

JOHN CASSAVETES AWARD
Life and nothing more
Writer/Director: Antonio Méndez Esparza
Producers: Amadeo Hernández Bueno, Alvaro Portanet Hernández, Pedro Hernández Santos

BEST FIRST FEATURE
Ingrid Goes West
Director: Matt Spicer
Producers: Jared Ian Goldman, Adam Mirels, Robert Mirels, Aubrey Plaza, Tim White, Trevor White

BEST SUPPORTING FEMALE
Allison Janney
I, Tonya

BEST CINEMATOGRAPHY
Sayombhu Mukdeeprom
Call Me By Your Name 

KIEHL’S SOMEONE TO WATCH AWARD
Justin Chon

PIAGET PRODUCERS AWARD
Summer Shelton

SEATTLE STORY AWARD
Matty Brown

JEEP BRAND TRUER THAN FICTION AWARD
Jonathan Olshefski

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