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Gotham Awards 2016 Winners Announced: Moonlight Is Best Feature

by | November 28, 2016 | Comments

The IFP Gotham Awards took place tonight at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City, celebrating the biggest accomplishments of the independent filmmaking community in 2016. The ceremony was broadcast live on Facebook.

Moonlight was the big winner of the night, taking home both awards it had previously been nominated for, plus the Audience Award and the Special Jury Award for Ensemble Performance, for a total of four trophies. Manchester by the Sea, who had the most nominations, took the award for Best Actor (Casey Affleck). In addition to revealing the winners for each of its traditional competitive categories, actors Amy Adams, Ethan Hawke, producer Arnon Milchan, and director Oliver Stone were also honored with Award Tributes. Read through for the full list of winners.


Best Feature


Best Documentary


Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award

Robert Eggers

The Witch
90%

Anna Rose Holmer

The Fits
96%

Daniel Kwan & Daniel Scheinert

Swiss Army Man
72%

Trey Edward Shults

Krisha
95%

Richard Tanne

Southside With You
92%

Best Screenplay

Taylor Sheridan

Hell or High Water
97%

Whit Stillman

Love & Friendship
96%

Kenneth Lonergan

Manchester by the Sea
96%

Story by Tarell Alvin McCraney; Screenplay by Barry Jenkins

Moonlight
98%

Jim Jarmusch

Paterson
96%

Best Actor


Casey Affleck

Manchester by the Sea


Jeff Bridges

Hell or High Water


Adam Driver

Paterson



Morris from America


Best Actress


Breakthrough Actor


Lily Gladstone

Certain Women


Lucas Hedges

Manchester by the Sea



The Fits


Sasha Lane

American Honey


Breakthrough Series – Long Form


Breakthrough Series – Short Form


Spotlight on Women Directors ‘Live the Dream’ Grant

  • Shaz Bennett, Alaska is a Drag
  • Katie Orr, Poor Jane
  • Roxy Toporowych, Julia Blue

Gotham Independent Film Audience Award


Special Jury Award – Ensemble Performance

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