The nominees for this year's Gotham Awards have been announced. For those who do not know, the Gotham Awards are based in, voted on, and celebrate the independent film hub of New York. The group started giving out their awards in 1991, and in their past, have honored films such as Sideways, Half Nelson, Into the Wild, The Hurt Locker, and Winter's Bone, and bestowed honors upon filmmakers such as Darren Aronofsky, John Cameron Mitchell, and Ryan Fleck, among many others.
Here are this year's nominees...and now updated with winners!
The Tree of Life (tie)
Better This World
Bill Cummingham New York
Hell and Back Again
BEST BREAKTHROUGH DIRECTOR
Mike Cahill -- "Another Earth"
Sean Durkin -- "Martha Marcy May Marlene"
Vera Farmiga -- "Higher Ground"
Evan Glodell -- "Bellflower"
Dee Rees -- "Pariah"
BEST BREAKTHROUGH ACTOR
Felicity Jones -- "Like Crazy"
Elizabeth Olsen -- "Martha Marcy May Marlene"
Harmony Santana -- "Gun Hill Road"
Shailene Woodley -- "The Descendents"
Jacob Wysocki -- "Terri"
BEST ENSEMBLE PERFORMANCE
Martha Marcy May Marlene
BEST FILM NOT PLAYING AT A THEATER NEAR YOU
Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same
The Redemption of General Butt Naked
Scenes of a Crime