Magazine article Screen International

2011 Gotham Independent Film Awards

Magazine article Screen International

2011 Gotham Independent Film Awards

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The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) unveils its Gotham Independent Film Awards recipients on Nov 28 in New York.

The nominees in each category are listed below, with the winners in bold as they are announced at the ceremony at Cipriani Wall Street.

Best featureBeginnersThe DescendantsMeek's CutoffTake ShelterThe Tree Of Life

Best documentaryBetter This WorldBill Cunningham New YorkHell And Back AgainThe InterruptersThe Woodmans

Best ensemble performanceBeginners

(Ewan McGregor, Christopher Plummer, Mélanie Laurent, Goran Visnjic, Kai Lennox, Mary Page Keller, Keegan Boos)

The Descendants

(George Clooney, Shailene Woodley, Beau Bridges, Robert Forster, Judy Greer, Matthew Lillard, Nick Krause, Amara Miller, Mary Birdsong, Rob Huebel)

Margin Call

(Kevin Spacey, Paul Bettany, Jeremy Irons, Zachary Quinto, Penn Badgley, Simon Baker, Mary McDonnell, Demi Moore, Stanley Tucci, Aasif Mandvi)

Martha Marcy May Marlene (pictured)

(Elizabeth Olsen, Christopher Abbott, Brady Corbet, Hugh Dancy, Maria Dizzia, Julia Garner, John Hawkes, Louisa Krause, Sarah Paulson)

Take Shelter

(Michael Shannon, Jessica Chastain, Tova Stewart, Shea Whigham, Katy Mixon, Kathy Baker, Ray McKinnon, Lisagay Hamilton, Robert Longstreet)

Breakthrough directorMike Cahill, Another EarthSean Durkin, Martha Marcy May MarleneVera Farmiga, Higher GroundEvan Glodell, BellflowerDee Rees, Pariah

Breakthrough actorFelicity Jones, Like CrazyElizabeth Olsen, Martha Marcy May MarleneHarmony Santana, Gun Hill RoadShailene Woodley, The DescendantsJacob Wysocki, Terri

Best Film Not Playing At A Theater Near YouCodependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks SameGreenThe Redemption Of General Butt NakedScenes Of A CrimeWithout

As previously announced, Charlize Theron, Gary Oldman, David Cronenberg and Fox co-head Tom Rothman will each receive a career tribute. …

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