Alexander Skarsgard will attend The Spirit Awards

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Alexander Skarsgard will attend The Spirit AwardsWe have just received confirmation that Alexander will be attending 2012 FILM INDEPENDENT SPIRIT AWARDS this weekend in Santa Monica, CA. His film, Melancholia, which he stars in along side Kirsten Dunst, Kiefer Sutherland and Charlotte Gainsbourg, has been nominated for Best International Film.

A little more regarding The Spirit Awards –

Film Independent, the non-profit arts organization that produces the Spirit Awards and the Los Angeles Film Festival, announced that Seth Rogen will serve as host for the 2012 Film Independent Spirit Awards. The 27th annual awards ceremony will be held as a daytime luncheon in a tent on the beach in Santa Monica on Saturday, February 25, and the premiere broadcast will air later that evening at 10:00 p.m. ET/PT on IFC.

The Spirit Award site also shares this information…


Now in its 27th year, the Film Independent Spirit Awards is an annual celebration honoring artist-driven films made with an economy of means by filmmakers who embody independence and originality. The Spirit Awards recognizes the achievements of American independent filmmakers and promotes the finest independent films of the year to a wider audience.

Awards are given in the following categories: Best Feature, Best First Feature, Best First Screenplay, Best Director, Best Screenplay, John Cassavetes Award (given to the best feature made for a budget under $500,000), Best Male Lead, Best Female Lead, Best Supporting Male, Best Supporting Female, Best Cinematography, Best International Film, Best Documentary, and the Robert Altman Award. The Filmmaker Grants include the Piaget Producers Award, Someone to Watch Award, Nokia Truer Than Fiction Award and Jameson FIND Your Audience Award.

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