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Presenting: The 2020 Gotham Independent Film Awards Nominees

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Hello my dear readers, I am back with another Awards Show nominations rundown and this time we are hitting the stand out stuff on the independent side with the annual Gotham Awards who just released their list of nominees. This is only the second time that I’ve shared The Gotham Awards here on “The Chronicles” and its awesome to add them to the mix of these sort of narratives. As mentioned last year (if you should remember), I don’t usually get to sit and enjoy too many indie features based on the itinerary I keep on the geek side but there are a few films from this past year that have piqued my interest. Take a look at the list down below and I will be back to close it all up at the end. Enjoy.

Best Feature:
The Assistant
First Cow
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
Nomadland
Relic

Best Documentary:
76 Days
City Hall
Our Time Machine
A Thousand Cuts
Time
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Presenting: The 2019 Gotham Independent Film Awards Nominees

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Greetings readers and welcome to a brand-new summary rundown in our set of Awards Show postings. For the last couple of years I’ve been not only posting about the biggest of them all but also some of the more niche presentations. This year marks the first time that I am adding the Gotham Awards to the mix. Truth be told we seldom see any of the kinds of films that are honored at the Gotham Independent Film Awards but we do so like to showcase the nominations and the winners circle of presentations to generate your own interest. With that being said, here are the nominations for the 2019 Gotham Independent Film Awards.

Best Feature:
The Farewell – Lulu Wang, director; Daniele Melia, Marc Turtletaub, Peter Saraf, Andrew Miano, Chris Weitz, Jane Zheng, Lulu Wang, Anita Gou, producers (A24).
Hustlers – Lorene Scafaria, director; Jessica Elbaum, Elaine Goldsmith-Thomas, Jennifer Lopez, Benny Medina, Will Ferrell, Adam McKay, producers (STXfilms)
Marriage Story – Noah Baumbach, director; Noah Baumbach, David Heyman, producers (Netflix)
Uncut Gems – Josh Safdie, Benny Safdie, directors; Scott Rudin, Eli Bush, Sebastian Bear McClard, producers (A24)
Waves – Trey Edward Shults, director; James Wilson, Kevin Turen, Trey Edward Shults, producers (A24)

Best Documentary:
American Factory – Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert, directors; Steven Bognar, Julia Reichert, Jeff Reichert, Julie Parker Benello, producers (Netflix)
Apollo 11 – Todd Douglas Miller, director; Todd Douglas Miller, Thomas Baxley Petersen, Evan Krauss, producers (NEON and CNN Films)
The Edge of Democracy – Petra Costa, director; Petra Costa, Tiago Pavan, Joanna Natasegara, Shane Boris, producers (Netflix)
Midnight Traveler – Hassan Fazili, director; Emelie Mahdavian, Su Kim, producers (Oscilloscope Laboratories)
One Child Nation – Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang, directors; Nanfu Wang, Jialing Zhang, Christoph Jörg, Julie Goldman, Christopher Clements, Carolyn Hepburn, producers (Amazon Studios)
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