Tuesday, September 27, 2022

The 2019 Gotham Independent Film Award (IFP) Predictions

By Matt Neglia

The 29th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards will take place tomorrow evening in New York City. Some members of the Next Best Picture team have given their predictions for what they think will win tomorrow.

​Click below to see the predictions and be sure to check out the ceremony which will be able to be streamed live on IFP’s Facebook page tomorrow starting at 8pm EST.

Predictions provided by Casey Lee Clark, Josh Parham, Josh Williams, Lauren LaMagna, Matt Neglia and Tom O’Brien

Best Feature
THE FAREWELL
HUSTLERS (Casey & Matt)
MARRIAGE STORY (Josh W & Lauren)
UNCUT GEMS (Josh P & Tom)
WAVES

Best Documentary
AMERICAN FACTORY
APOLLO 11 (Casey, Josh P, Josh W, Lauren & Matt)
THE EDGE OF DEMOCRACY
MIDNIGHT TRAVELER
ONE CHILD NATION (Tom)

Best Actress
AWKWAFINA in THE FAREWELL (Josh W & Lauren)
ELISABETH MOSS in HER SMELL (Casey & Matt)
MARY KAY PLACE in DIANE (Tom)
FLORENCE PUGH in MIDSOMMAR
ALFRE WOODARD in CLEMENCY (Josh P)

Best Actor
WILLEM DAFOE in THE LIGHTHOUSE
ADAM DRIVER in MARRIAGE STORY (Josh P, Lauren & Matt)
ALDIS HODGE in CLEMENCY
ANDRÉ HOLLAND in HIGH FLYING BIRD
ADAM SANDLER in UNCUT GEMS (Casey, Josh W & Tom)

Best Screenplay
LULU WANG for THE FAREWELL (Casey, Josh P & Matt)
TARELL ALVIN McCRANEY for HIGH FLYING BIRD (Tom)
JIMMIE FAILS, JOE TALBOT and ROB RICHERT for THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO (Josh W)
NOAH BAUMBACH for MARRIAGE STORY (Lauren)
ARI ASTER for MIDSOMMAR

Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award
LAURE DE CLERMONT-TONNERRE for THE MUSTANG
KENT JONES for DIANE
JOE TALBOT for THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO
OLIVIA WILDE for BOOKSMART (Casey, Josh W, Lauren, Matt & Tom)
PHILLIP YOUMANS for BURNING CANE (Josh P)

Breakthrough Actor
JULIA FOX in UNCUT GEMS
AISLING FRANCIOSI in THE NIGHTINGALE
CHRIS GALUST in GIVE ME LIBERTY
NOAH JUPE in HONEY BOY (Casey, Josh P & Lauren)
JONATHAN MAJORS in THE LAST BLACK MAN IN SAN FRANCISCO (Matt & Tom)
TAYLOR RUSSELL in WAVES (Josh W)

Breakthrough Series – Long Form
CHERNOBYL (Tom)
DAVID MAKES MAN
MY BRILLIANT FRIEND
UNBELIEVABLE
WHEN THEY SEE US (Casey, Josh P, Josh W, Lauren & Matt)

Breakthrough Series – Short Form
PEN15
RAMY
RUSSIAN DOLL (Casey, Josh P, Josh W, Lauren, Matt & Tom)
TUCA & BERTIE
UNDONE

To learn more about the IFP Gotham Awards click here. So what do you all think? What are your predictions for the Gotham Awards tomorrow evening? Please let us know your thoughts in the comments below or on our Twitter account.

You can follow Matt and hear more of his thoughts on the Oscars and Film on Twitter at @NextBestPicture

Matt Neglia
Matt Negliahttps://nextbestpicture.com/
Obsessed about the Oscars, Criterion Collection and all things film 24/7. Critics Choice Member.

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