2021 Film Independent Spirit Awards

Updated February 6th, 2021

Sound of Metal (Amazon Studios)

1. Sound of Metal

A heavy-metal drummer's life is thrown into freefall when he begins to lose his hearing.

2. The Forty-Year-Old Version

Radha is a down-on-her-luck NY playwright, who is desperate for a breakthrough before 40. Reinventing herself as rapper RadhaMUSPrime, she vacillates between the worlds of Hip Hop and theater in order to find her true voice.

3. Miss Juneteenth

A former beauty queen and single mom prepares her rebellious teenage daughter for the "Miss Juneteenth" pageant.

4. I Carry You With Me

Ambition and societal pressure propel an aspiring chef to leave his soulmate in Mexico and make the treacherous journey to New York, where life will never be the same.

5. Nine Days

A reclusive man conducts a series of interviews with human souls for a chance to be born.