MoviesNews27th IFP Gotham Award Nominations

October 19, 2017

The Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP) annually presents the Gotham Awards, a ceremony honoring independent films. Jordan Peele’s surprise horror film Get Out led the pack of nominations. The Gotham Tribute Awards will be given to Sofia Coppola, Nicole Kidman, Edward Lachman, Jason Blum, Dustin Hoffman, and Al Gore. The nominees are selected by film critics, journalists, curators, and festival programmers. Those directly involved in the filmmaking process will determine the final Gotham recipients. Dee Rees’ Mudbound earned the special Gotham Jury Award for ensemble performance. The recipients are Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige, Rob Morgan, and Jonathan Banks.

Best Feature  

Call Me by Your Name

The Florida Project

Get Out

Good Time

I, Tonya

Best Documentary

Ex Libris – The New York Public Library 

Rat Film

Strong Island

Whose Streets?

The Work

Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award

Maggie Betts, Novitiate

Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird

Kogonada, Columbus

Jordan Peele, Get Out

Joshua Z Weinstein, Menashe

Best Screenplay

The Big Sick, Emily V. Gordon and Kumail Nanjiani

Brad’s Status, Mike White

Call Me by Your Name, James Ivory

Columbus, Kogonada

Get Out, Jordan Peele

Lady Bird, Greta Gerwig

Best Actor

Willem Dafoe, The Florida Project

James Franco, The Disaster Artist

Daniel Kaluuya, Get Out

Robert Pattinson, Good Time

Adam Sandler, The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)

Harry Dean Stanton, Lucky

Best Actress

Melanie Lynskey, I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore 

Haley Lu Richardson, Columbus

Margot Robbie, I, Tonya

Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird

Lois Smith, Marjorie Prime

Breakthrough Actor

Mary J. Blige, Mudbound

Timothée Chalamet, Call Me by Your Name

Harris Dickinson, Beach Rats

Kelvin Harrison, Jr., It Comes at Night

Brooklynn Prince, The Florida Project

Breakthrough Series – Long Form


Better Things

Dear White People


Search Party

Breakthrough Series – Short Form




Let Me Die a Nun

The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes

The 27th IFP Gotham Awards will take place on November 27th, 2017.


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