“Nomadland” continues to dominate awards season. Chloé Zhao’s drama a couple of lady who strikes into her tenting van and travels throughout the American West within the aftermath of the Nice Recession received Finest Characteristic at yesterday’s Gotham Awards. The Frances McDormand-starrer additionally took residence the Gotham Viewers Award on the digital occasion.
All 5 titles within the operating for Finest Characteristic have been helmed by girls: Kitty Inexperienced’s “The Assistant,” Kelly Reichardt’s “First Cow,” Eliza Hittman’s “By no means Hardly ever Typically All the time,” and Natalie Erika James’ “Relic” have been nominated alongside “Nomadland,” which was not too long ago named Finest Image by The Nationwide Society of Movie Critics.
Tw0 women-directed titles tied for Finest Documentary: “A Thousand Cuts” and “Time.” The previous, directed by Ramona S. Diaz, spotlights journalist Maria Ressa and examines the crackdown on the information media within the Philippines by President Rodrigo Duterte, and the latter, directed by Garrett Bradley, is a portrait of a modern-day abolitionist’s decades-long battle to safe her husband’s launch from jail.
“Figuring out Options” was honored with the Finest Worldwide Characteristic Award. Directed and co-written by Fernanda Valadez, the drama follows a lady who embarks on a journey to seek out her lacking son, a Mexican migrant who goes lacking on his method to the U.S. border.
Different winners from the 30th annual version of the ceremony included Nicole Beharie, who snagged the Finest Actress award for Channing Godfrey Peoples’ mother-daughter drama “Miss Juneteenth,” and “I Could Destroy You,” Michaela Coel’s semi-autobiographical sexual assault drama which scored the Breakthrough Sequence – Quick Format award.
Head over to Deadline to take a look at all the winners.