Awards Tour 2012: Gotham Independent Film Awards Winners Announced

by | December 7, 2011 | Comments

Beginners and The Tree of Life split the vote for top honors at the Gotham Independent Film Awards ceremony both Fox Searchlight, distributor of both films, walks away the big winner.

Best Feature


The Tree of Life


The Descendants


Meeks Cutoff


Take Shelter


Breakthrough Actor

Felicity Jones

Like Crazy

Elizabeth Olsen

Martha Marcy May Marlene

Harmony Santana

Gun Hill Road

Shailene Woodley

The Descendants

Jacob Wysocki


Best Documentary

Winner! Better This World

Bill Cunningham New York

Hell and Back Again

The Interrupters

The Woodmans

Best Ensemble Performance

Winner! Beginners

The Descendants

Margin Call

Martha Marcy May Marlene

Take Shelter

Breakthrough Director

Winner! Pariah: Dee Rees

Another Earth: Mike Cahill

Bellflower: Evan Glodell

Higher Ground: Vera Farmiga

Martha Marcy May Marlene: Sean Durkin

Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You

Winner! Scenes of a Crime

Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same


The Redemption of General Butt Naked

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