‘Moonlight’ Wins Best Feature At Gotham Awards: See The Full List Of Winners

The Gotham Independent Awards took place in New York City on Monday night, held each year by the Independent Filmmaking Projects in order to shine the spotlight on smaller, independent films.

At this year’s 26th annual awards the big winner was “Moonlight”, director Barry Jenkins’ coming-of-age story about a young African-American man, which took home four awards, including Best Feature, Best Screenplay, Best Ensemble and the Audience Award.

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Other winners included Casey Affleck, who won Best Actor for his performance in “Manchester By the Sea”, and Isabelle Huppert, who took home Best Actress honours for “Elle”, while Amy Adams was presented with a career tribute award by Cate Blanchett.

Here’s the complete list of winners from the 26th annual Gotham Independent Awards:

Best Documentary
“O.J.: Made in America”, Ezra Edelman, director; Caroline Waterlow, Ezra Edelman, Tamara Rosenberg, Nina Krstic, Deirdre Fenton, Erin Leyden, producers (ESPN Films)

Breakthrough Series – Long Form
“Crazy Ex-Girlfriend”, Rachel Bloom & Aline Brosh McKenna, creators; Marc Webb, Rachel Bloom, Aline Brosh McKenna, Erin Ehrlich, executive producers (The CW)

Best Actress
Isabelle Huppert in “Elle” (Sony Pictures Classics)

Best Actor
Casey Affleck in “Manchester by the Sea” (Amazon Studios)

Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award
Trey Edward Shults for “Krisha” (A24)

Best Screenplay
“Moonlight”, Story by Tarell Alvin McCraney; Screenplay by Barry Jenkins (A24)

Breakthrough Series – Short Form
“Her Story”, Jen Richards and Laura Zak, creators (herstoryshow.com)

Breakthrough Actor
Anya Taylor-Joy in “The Witch” (A24)

Best Feature
“Moonlight”Barry Jenkins, director; Adele Romanski, Dede Gardner, Jeremy Kleiner, producers (A24)



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