The 30th edition of the Gotham Awards kicked off the awards season for the Oscars with two notable triumphs: Mexican Sin Señas particulars was recognized as Best International Film and Nomadland was named Best Film of the Year. Both films made by female filmmakers.
The Gotham Awards keep a tradition of three decades, during which year after year they reward the best of independent cinema produced inside and outside the United States. In a year as unstable as 2021, the ceremony included films from all formats and platforms, and the ceremony was held for the first time virtually.
From the Wall Street Cipriani in Manhattan, the president of the Gotham Film & Media Institute, warned that it would be an evening by way of trial and error that would not be without technical flaws. A forecast that was fulfilled with several audio errors, half thanks and other characteristic issues of virtual conferences.
Among the most important winners are the film Nomadland by director Chloe Zhao, who also won the Gotham Awards two years ago with her debut feature The Rider. The precious film about a woman (Frances McDormand) who decides to lead a life in a motor home, has become the favorite film of the awards season since its passage through the Venice and Toronto festivals.
On the other hand, Sin particulars of Valadez was recognized as the best international contribution of the year. The film that tells the story of a woman who embarks on the search for her teenage son along the border between Mexico and the United States, had already won top recognition at the Morelia Film Festival and other awards at Sundance .
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The honorary awards went to Viola Davis in the Actress category; Cast for the cast of The Chicago 7 Trial; Director for Steve McQueen; Industry for producer and director Ryan Murphy; and finally the one of Actor that worked like posthumous recognition for the late Chadwick Boseman.
Other prominent winners were Riz Ahmed for Best Actor for The Sound of Metal and the tie for Best Documentary. Both A Thousand Cuts and Time shared the medal in that category.
You can see the complete list of winners here.
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