The 30th Annual Gotham Awards at the Gotham Film and Media Institute took place on Monday evening and although the ceremony was virtual, the joy of the independent film world was still felt at the live event at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. .
IFP Executive Director Jeffrey Sharp hosted the virtual audience, and the evening brought together a handful of in-person presenters including Renee Elise Goldsberry, Cristin Milioti, Hunter Schafer, Padma Lakshmi, Michael Shannon and Noma Dumezweni as well as remote presenters such as Zachary Quinto, Lupita. Nyong’o, Anthony Mackie, Rebecca Hall and Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre.
Chloe Zhao Nomadland won the Best Feature Film award and won the Gotham Audience Award. The best documentary went to the two Ramona Diaz A thousand cuts et Garrett Bradley Time. Fernanda valadez Functional identification won the first Gotham Award for Best International Feature Film.
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On the actors’ side, Sound of metalby Riz Ahmed and Mlle JuneteenthNicole Beharie won the award for Best Actor and Best Actress respectively while Kingsley Ben-Adir won the Gotham Award for Breakthrough Actor for her turn as Malcolm X in Regina King’s One night in Miami …
For the series, Michaela Coel, critically acclaimed and profound I can destroy youYou won for Breakthrough Series – Short Format while the 11 Emmy Award-winning HBO comic / sci-fi series Guardians won for Breakthrough Series – Long Format.
More, Moonlight Actor Andre Holland honored the great Chadwick Boseman with a posthumous tribute to the actor and Viola Davis with a tribute to the actress.
Boseman’s wife, Taylor Simone Ledward, was virtually in attendance and shared moving words: “He’s been blessed to live many lives in his focused life,” she said. “He harnessed the power to let go and let the love of God shine through.”
“Thank you for giving these gifts to Chad,” she said. “It is an honor to receive this award on behalf of my husband.”
Holding back tears, she closed, “Chad, thank you. I love you. I’m so proud of you. Continue to enlighten us. ”
Steve McQueen received the director’s tribute while Ryan Murphy received an industry tribute. The Gotham Awards also featured the first tribute to the set which was presented to the cast of Aaron Sorkin. The Chicago 7 trial.
Golden Globe winner and Emmy nominee actor Jeffrey Wright added another trophy to his record with the Made in NY Award, which recognizes the achievements of individuals and organizations who have made significant contributions to the industries of the world. entertainment and digital media in New York during their careers.
Read the full list of winners below.
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
BEST DOCUMENTARY – TIE
Our time machine
*WINNER* A thousand cuts
BEST INTERNATIONAL FUNCTIONALITY
*WINNER* Identifying features
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Radha Blank, The forty year version
Channing Godfrey Peoples, Mlle Juneteenth
Alex Thompson, Saint Frances
Carlo Mirabella-Davis, Swallow
* GAGNANT * Andrew Patterson, The vast of the night
BEST SCENARIO – Tie
Bad Education, Mike Makowsky
First cow, Jon Raymond and Kelly Reichardt
*WINNER* The forty year version, Radha Blank
*WINNER* Fourteen, Dan Sallitt
The vast of the night, James Montague, Craig Sanger
* WINNER * Riz Ahmed, Sound of metal
Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s black background
Jude Law in The nest
John Magaro, First cow
Jesse Plemons, I think of the end of things
* WINNER * Nicole Beharie, Mlle Juneteenth
Jessie Buckley, I think of the end of things
Yuh-Jung Youn, Threatening
Carrie Coon, The nest
Frances McDormand, Nomadland
Jasmine Batchelor, The substitute
* WINNER * Kingsley Ben-Adir, One night in Miami …
Sidney Flanigan, Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Orion Lee, First cow
Kelly O’Sullivan, Saint Frances
BREAKTHROUGH SERIES – LONG FORMAT (OVER 40 MINUTES PER EPISODE)
BREAKTHROUGH SERIES – SHORT FORMAT (LESS THAN 40 MINUTES PER EPISODE)
*WINNER* I can destroy you
Taste the nation
Work in progress
TRIBUTE TO THE ACTRESS
TRIBUTE TO THE ACTOR
The cast of The Chicago 7 trial: Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jeremy Strong, Mark Rylance, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Keaton, Frank Langella, John Carroll Lynch, Alex Sharp, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Caitlin Fitzgerald, Alice Kremelberg et Ben Shenkman.
TRIBUTE FROM THE DIRECTOR
TRIBUTE TO INDUSTRY
PRIX MADE IN NY
PUBLIC PRIZE GOTHAM