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Hasan Minhaj will host the Independent Spirit Awards

Hasan Minhaj is set to host the 2023 Film Independent Spirit Awards, Deadline reports. The awards ceremony will be held on March 4 in Santa Monica.

Minhaj is a comedian known for his show Patriot Act and his time on The Daily Show.

“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,” Film Independent president Josh Welsh said in a statement, according to Variety. “We can’t wait to see what surprises he has in store for the Spirit Awards on March 4.”

The comedian has hosted ceremonies and dinners before. In 2017, he the White House Correspondents dinner, which was not attended by then-president Donald Trump. His set received over 2 million views on Youtube.

The awards ceremony will begin streaming at 2 p.m. PT on the Independent Spirit Awards Youtube channel.

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