Wes Anderson’s Moonrise Kingdom has won Best Feature at this year’s Gotham Awards, while Benh Zeitlin‘s Beasts of the Southern Wild has won Breakthrough Director and the First Annual Bingham Ray Award.
Emayatzy Corinealdi has won Breakthrough Actor for her performance in Ava DuVernay’s Middle of Nowhere and Emily Blunt, Rosemarie Dewitt, and Mark Duplass have taken the Best Ensemble Performance award for their work in Lynn Shelton’s Your Sister’s Sister.
Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You: Terence Nance’s An Oversimplification of Her Beauty. The Audience Award goes to Jared Leto’s Artifact. And David France’s How to Survive a Plague wins Best Documentary.
Update: Nick Dawson was on hand “as a journalist, as a Best Film Not Playing at a Theatre Near You jury member, and as an IFP staff member involved in the behind-the-scenes running of the show.” He offers his impressions of the evening at Filmmaker.