By Matt Neglia
The 27th Gotham Independent Film Awards have announced their full list of nominations for 2017 officially kicking off what will be a long and fun awards season.
Click below to see the full list of nominations.
Willem Dafoe – The Florida Project
James Franco – The Disaster Artist
Daniel Kaluuya – Get Out
Robert Pattinson – Good Time
Adam Sandler – The Meyerowitz Stories (New & Selected)
Harry Dean Stanton – Lucky
Melanie Lynskey – I Don’t Feel at Home in This World Anymore
Haley Lu Richardson – Columbus
Margot Robbie – I, Tonya
Saoirse Ronan – Lady Bird
Lois Smith – Marjorie Prime
Special Gotham Jury Award for ensemble performance – “Mudbound“
*The award will go to actors Carey Mulligan, Garrett Hedlund, Jason Clarke, Jason Mitchell, Mary J. Blige, Rob Morgan, & Jonathan Banks*
Breakthrough Series – Long Form
Dear White People
Breakthrough Series – Short Form
Let Me Die a Nun
The Strange Eyes of Dr. Myes
So what do you all think? Were your favorite independent films included? Was there anything excluded that puzzles you? Please let us know your thoughts in the comments below.
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