Past Recipients

GOTHAM INDEPENDENT FILM AWARDS

2011 | HOSTS: Edie Falco and Oliver Platt Click here to see a more detailed timeline

Tributes

  • David Cronenberg
  • Gary Oldman
  • Tom Rothman
  • Charlize Theron

Best Feature

Beginners (CO-WINNER)

The Tree of Life (CO-WINNER)

The Descendants

Meek’s Cutoff

Take Shelter

Best Documentary

Better This World (WINNER)

Bill Cunningham New York

Hell and Back Again

The Interrupters

The Woodmans

Best Ensemble Performance

Beginners (WINNER)

The Descendants

Margin Call

Martha Marcy May Marlene

Take Shelter

Breakthrough Director

Dee Rees for Pariah (WINNER)

Mike Cahill for Another Earth

Sean Durkin for Martha Marcy May Marlene

Vera Farmiga for Higher Ground

Evan Glodell for Bellflower

Breakthrough Actor

Felicity Jones in Like Crazy (WINNER)

Elizabeth Olsen in Martha Marcy May Marlene

Harmony Santana in Gun Hill Road

Shailene Woodley in The Descendants

Jacob Wysocki in Terri

Best Film Not Playing
At Theater Near You

Scenes of a Crime (WINNER)

Codependent Lesbian Space Alien Seeks Same

Green

The Redemption of General Butt Naked

Without

Audience Award

Girlfriend (WINNER)

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey

Buck

The First Grader

Wild Horse, Wild Ride

euphoria Calvin Klein
"LIVE THE DREAM" GRANT

Lucy Malloy for Una Noche (WINNER)

Jenny Deller for Future Weather

Rola Nashef for Detroit Unleaded


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