Hasan Minhaj has been chosen to host this year’s Film Independent Spirit Awards.
The awards ceremony, which celebrates independent cinema, will be held on March 4 in Santa Monica, California.
In a statement on Tuesday, Film Independent President Josh Welsh shared why the 37-year-old comedian is the “ideal host” for this year’s event.
With his unparalleled ability to bring both humor and perception to the issues around us, Hasan Minhaj is the ideal host to help us celebrate these independent artists. We can’t wait to see what surprises he has in store for the Spirit Awards on March 4th.
Leading the Film Independent Spirit Award nominations this year is “Everything Everywhere All at Once.”
A full list of nominees can be found here.