A&E acquires broadcast rights to Film Independent Spirit Awards 2017

Pay TV channel A&E announced that it acquired the rights to broadcast live the 32nd ceremony of Film Independent Spirits Awards 2017, which celebrate the best of independent cinema. The event will be simultaneously translated into Spanish and Portuguese (for Brazilian market).


“We are very proud to add to our programming the transmission of the highest award of independent film, whose main theme has much in common with A&E channel”, said Eddy Ruiz, President and General Manager of A+E Networks Latin America.


Founded in 1984, the Independent Spirit Awards are presented by Film Independent, a non-profit organization dedicated to independent film and independent filmmakers. The nominees the next edition will be announce on November 22, while the 32nd ceremony will be held February 25, 2017.