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12 Years a Slave and Dallas Buyers Club were among the major winners at the Independent Spirit Awards.

Steve McQueen took the Best Director Award for his slavery-themed movie, and also earned the coveted Best Feature prize.

The night also saw 12 Years a Slave's Lupita Nyong'o collect Best Supporting Female, as well as John Ridley winning for his screenplay.

Dallas Buyers Club's Matthew McConaughey received the Best Male Lead prize, while his co-star Jared Leto was named Best Supporting Male.

Cate Blanchett was honoured as Best Female Lead for her performance as a manic housewife in director Woody Allen's Blue Jasmine.

Other major developments included director Ryan Coogler winning Best First Feature for Fruitvale Station, and the music-themed film 20 Feet from Stardom taking Best Documentary.

The 29th Independent Spirit Awards were hosted by comic Patton Oswalt on the Santa Monica beach in California.

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