Chadwick Boseman, Nicole Beharie, and more nominated for 2020 Gotham Awards

The controversial Netflix film 'Cuties' is up for Best International Feature at the 2020 Gotham Awards

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The 2020 Independent Film Project (IFP) has just announced the 2020 Gotham Award nominees and the list is impressive to say the least. 

Only films with budgets under $35 million are eligible for awards and a few of our faves made the cut. 

Chadwick Boseman received his first post-humous nod of the season, earning an nomination for Best Actor for his work in the upcoming Netflix film, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom. 

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Radha Blank scored two noms for Forty-Year-Old Version including Best Screenplay and the Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award. She’s up against Channing Godfrey Peoples in the category who earned a nod for Miss Juneteenth. The film’s star, Nicole Beharie, also earned a nomination for Best Actress for the film. 

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Garrett Bradley’s Time earned a nod for Best Documentary while the controversial Netflix film Cuties (Mignonnes) is up for Best International Feature. 

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On the television side, I May Destroy You nabbed a nomination for Breakthrough Series (short format) along with Dave and Betty while Watchmen and P-Valley are included in the Breakthrough Series (long format) category. 

The IFP Gotham Awards ceremony will be held on January 11th.

Check out the full list of nominees:

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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Best International Feature:

Bacurau

Beanpole

Cuties (Mignonnes)

Identifying Features

Martin Eden

Wolfwalkers

Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award:

Radha Blank – The Forty-Year-Old Version

Channing Godfrey Peoples – Miss Juneteenth

Alex Thompson – Saint Frances

Carlo Mirabella-Davis – Swallow

Andrew Patterson – The Vast of Night

Best Screenplay:

Bad Education – Mike Makowsky

First Cow – Jon Raymond, Kelly Reichardt

The Forty-Year-Old Version – Radha Blank

Fourteen – Dan Sallitt

The Vast of Night – James Montague, Craig Sanger

Best Actor:

Riz Ahmed – Sound of Metal

Chadwick Boseman – Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom

Jude Law – The Nest

John Magaro – First Cow

Jesse Plemons – I’m Thinking of Ending Things

Best Actress:

Nicole Beharie – Miss Juneteenth

Jessie Buckley – I’m Thinking of Ending Things

Yuh-Jung Youn, Minari

Carrie Coon – The Nest

Frances McDormand – Nomadland

Breakthrough Actor:

Jasmine Batchelor – The Surrogate

Kingsley Ben-Adir – One Night in Miami…

Sidney Flanigan – Never Rarely Sometimes Always

Orion Lee – First Cow

Kelly O’Sullivan – Saint Frances

Breakthrough Series – Long Format (over 40 minutes):

The Great

Immigration Nation

P-Valley

Unorthodox

Watchmen

Breakthrough Series – Short Format (under 40 minutes):

Betty

Dave

I May Destroy You

Taste the Nation

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