“Marriage Story,” the story of a breakup, was the huge winner at the IFP Gotham Awards as the Hollywood prize season moved to New York on Monday evening.
The movie, a Netflix manufacturing about mother and father navigating a divorce, was named greatest characteristic, and Adam Driver received greatest actor for his efficiency reverse Scarlett Johansson. The drama additionally received the viewers award in addition to greatest screenplay, for the script by the writer-director Noah Baumbach.
Best actress went to the star of one other household story: Awkwafina, who performed a granddaughter requested to maintain a most cancers prognosis secret from her Chinese grandmother in “The Farewell.”
Netflix figured in a distinct honor: its drama “When They See Us,” Ava DuVernay’s look at the Central Park jogger case, received for breakthrough collection over 40 minutes. The Hulu comedy “PEN15” received for breakthrough collection beneath 40 minutes.
DuVernay was the topic of a tribute at the ceremony, which was held at Cipriani Wall Street. The actors Laura Dern (a co-star of “Marriage Story”) and Sam Rockwell additionally obtained tributes.
The prizes are handed out by the Independent Filmmaker Project and are largely confined to American low-budget and indie productions. Here’s the checklist of winners:
Best characteristic: “Marriage Story.”
Best actress: Awkwafina (“The Farewell”).
Best actor: Adam Driver (“Marriage Story”).
Audience award: “Marriage Story.”
Breakthrough actor: Taylor Russell, a star of the drama “Waves,” about a family upended by a tragedy.
Breakthrough director: Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre for “The Mustang,” her feature about an inmate in a rehabilitation program involving horses.
Best screenplay: “Marriage Story,” by Noah Baumbach.
Best documentary: “American Factory” (directed by Julia Reichert and Steven Bognar), a chronicle of what happened when a Chinese company took over an Ohio plant.
Breakthrough series (over 40 minutes): “When They See Us.”
Breakthrough series (under 40 minutes): “PEN15.”