UPDATE: He didn't win, but looked dapper and pensive — like a filmmaker — during his three-second moment on TV.
Jeff Nichols' film “Shotgun Stories,” on which we've written volumes
, is up for an Independent Spirit Award
on Saturday. The drama, shot in Lonoke and Pulaski counties, is competing against four other films for the John Cassavetes Award, a prize for directors, producers and writers of feature films made for under $500,000. IFC starts its live broadcast on 4 p.m. AMC replays the broadcast at 9 p.m. Dwight from "The Office" is hosting.