“Get Out” Leads The 2017 Gotham Independent Film Awards With Four Nominations

The Gotham Independent Film Awards, the first official precursor of awards season, just released their lineup of nominees with Get Out leading the pack with four nominations, slowly solidifying its status as a legitimate awards player.

Here are the nominees:

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

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

Saoirse Ronan, Lady Bird

Margot Robbie, I, Tonya

Lois Smith, Marjorie Prime

Best Screenplay:

Kumail Nanjiani and Emily V. Gordon, The Big Sick

Mike White, Brad’s Status

James Ivory, Call Me By Your Name

Kogonada, Columbus

Jordan Peele, Get Out

Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird

Special Gotham Jury Award for Best Ensemble:

The cast of Mudbound

Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award:

Maggie Betts, Novitiate

Greta Gerwig, Lady Bird

Kogonada, Columbus

Jordan Peele, Get Out

Joshua Z. Weinstein, Menashe

Breakthrough Actor Award:

Mary J. Blige, Mudbound

Timothee 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 Film:




Let Me Die A Nun

The Strange Eyes Of Dr. Myes

What do you think of these nominees? Please feel free to write your thoughts in the comments section. Thanks for reading!
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