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Independent Spirit Awards nominees: ‘American Honey,’ ‘Moonlight,’ more

Sasha Lane stars in

Sasha Lane stars in "American Honey," nominated for a 2016 Independent Spirit Award. Credit: A24 Films

“American Honey,” a film about a teenage girl who joins a traveling magazine crew, and “Moonlight,” which covers the struggles of a young black man in Miami, each scored six nominations for this year’s Independent Spirit Awards.

Other top contenders include “Manchester by the Sea,” which is up for five awards, “Jackie” with four nominations and “Chronic” with three nods. All are up for best film.

Over the past three years, the best feature winners have gone on to win the best picture Oscar.

The awards will be presented on Feb. 25.

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