Romantic drama Call Me By Your Name and social horror movie Get Out have taken the top gongs at the 2017 Gotham Awards. The former, which was released in UK cinemas just last month, was awarded best feature along, with breakthrough actor for Timothee Chalamet. Check out the Gotham film awards winners in full below.
Gotham Film Awards Winners Announced
Jordan Peele’s superb Get Out took the audience award, the breakthrough director award and best screenplay. The awards are even stronger evidence that the two films could feature heavily at the Oscars in the first part of 2018.
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Elsewhere at the awards ceremony, James Franco won best actor for his stellar work on The Disaster Artist, while Saoirse Ronan bagged best actress for Lady Bird. Best ensemble cast award went to the Netflix drama Mudbound, while fellow Netflix contender Strong Island was awarded best documentary.
The IFP Gotham Awards are selected by distinguished juries and presented in New York City. The gongs were dished out in the city on Monday evening.
Here are the Gotham film awards winners in full.
Call Me by Your Name (Sony Pictures Classics)
Strong Island (Netflix)
James Franco in The Disaster Artist (A24)
Saoirse Ronan in Lady Bird (A24)
Breakthrough Series – Long Form
Atlanta (FX Networks)
Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award
Jordan Peele for Get Out (Universal Pictures)
Timothée Chalamet in Call Me by Your Name (Sony Pictures Classics)
Breakthrough Series – Short Form
The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes (YouTube)
Get Out, Jordan Peele (Universal Pictures)
* The 2017 Best Actor/Best Actress nominating committee also voted to award a special Gotham Jury Award for ensemble performance to Mudbound, The award went to actors Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige, Rob Morgan and Jonathan Banks.