Indie Film Group Announces Gotham Nominees
Two movies with different views of the modern American family led nominees for the independent film world’s Gotham Awards on Monday with Winter’s Bone collecting three nods including best breakthrough actor for Jennifer Lawrence.
Winter’s Bone follows a teenage girl as she searches for her father amid a secretive community in rural Arkansas,
The Gotham Awards are given out each year by the New York-based Independent Filmmaker Project, an organization that supports and promotes mostly low-budget movies that are funded and produced outside Hollywood’s major studios.
Movies and performances singled out at the Gotham awards are often similar to those nominated for Independent Spirit Awards, another set of key set of honors for indie movies that is organized by Los Angeles-based group, Film Independent.