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2021 Gotham Award Nominations

Netflix's Passing and The Lost Daughter -- both directorial debuts -- led nominations with five each.

by | October 21, 2021 | Comments

Ruth Negga and Tessa Thompson in Passing

(Photo by Netflix)

The nominations for the 2021 Gotham Independent Awards were announced this morning by the Independent Filmmaker Project. The Netflix titles Passing and The Lost Daughter led nominations with five each. The streaming giant also tied with A24 for the most total nominations with 10 each.

Director Jane Campion and the cast of The Harder They Fall had previously been announced as honorees for the ceremony, which honors independent filmmaking with a focus on those based in and around the New York area. Read through for the full list of nominees.


Best Feature

The Green Knight
The Lost Daughter
Passing
Pig
Test Pattern


Best Documentary

Ascension
Faya Dayi
Flee
President
Summer Of Soul (…Or, When The Revolution Could Not Be Televised)


Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award

Maggie Gyllenhaal, The Lost Daughter
Edson Oda, Nine Days
Rebecca Hall, Passing
Emma Seligman, Shiva Baby
Shatara Michelle Ford, Test Pattern


Best Screenplay

The Card Counter, Paul Schrader
El Planeta, Amalia Ulman
The Green KnightDavid Lowery
The Lost Daughter, Maggie Gyllenhaal
Passing, Rebecca Hall
Red Rocket, Sean Baker & Chris Bergoch


Best Lead Performance

Olivia Colman, The Lost Daughter
Frankie Faison, The Killing of Kenneth Chamberlain 
Michael Greyeyes, Wild Indian
Brittany S. Hall, Test Pattern
Oscar Isaac, The Card Counter
Taylour Paige, Zola
Joaquin Phoenix, C’mon C’mon 
Simon Rex, Red Rocket
Lili Taylor, Paper Spiders
Tessa Thompson, Passing


Best Supporting Performance

Reed Birney, Mass
Jessie Buckley, The Lost Daughter
Colman Domingo, Zola
Gaby Hoffmann, C’mon C’mon
Troy Kotsur, CODA
Marlee Matlin, CODA
Ruth Negga, Passing


Breakthrough Performance

Emilia Jones, CODA
Natalie Morales, Language Lessons 
Rachel Sennott, Shiva Baby
Suzanna Son, Red Rocket
Amalia Ulman, El Planeta


Breakthrough Series – Long Form

The Good Lord Bird
It’s A Sin
Small Axe
Squid Game
The Underground Railroad
The White Lotus


Breakthrough Series – Short Form

Blindspotting
Hacks
Reservation Dogs
Run the World
We Are Lady Parts


Breakthrough Non-Fiction Series

City So Real
Exterminate All the Brutes
How To with John Wilson
Philly D.A
Pride


Outstanding Performance in a New Series

Jennifer Coolidge, The White Lotus
Michael Greyeyes, Rutherford Falls
Ethan Hawke, The Good Lord Bird
Devery Jacobs, Reservation Dogs
Lee Jung-jae, Squid Game
Thuso Mbedu, The Underground Railroad
Jean Smart, Hacks
Omar Sy, Lupin 
Anya Taylor-Joy, The Queen’s Gambit
Anjana Vasan, We Are Lady Parts


The IFC Gotham Independent Awards will be celebrated on Monday, November 29th at 8 p.m. in New York City. The event will be broadcast online, including a Red Carpet Show scheduled to begin at 6:15 p.m.

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