‘The Diary Of A Teenage Girl’ Leads Gotham Independent Film Awards Nominations
The Diary of a Teenage Girl is set for a big night at the 25th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards next month after scoring four nominations. The romantic drama starring Bel Powley will compete in the Best Feature, Breakthrough Director, Best Screenplay and Best Actress categories, while Cate Blanchett’s Carol has scored nods for the Best Actress, Best Feature and Best Screenplay trophies.
Heaven Knows What, Spotlight, and Tangerine will go up against the films in the Best Feature category, while I’ll See You in My Dreams’s Blythe Danner, Room‘s Brie Larson, Grandma‘s Lily Tomlin, and Welcome to Me‘s Kristen Wiig have been nominated alongside Blanchett and Powley in the Best Actress category. Meanwhile, James White‘s Christopher Abbott, Results‘s Kevin Corrigan, Love & Mercy‘s Paul Dano, Experimenter‘s Peter Sarsgaard, and 99 Homes‘s Michael Shannon will battle it out for Best Actor, and Love & Mercy, Spotlight and While We’re Young have been shortlisted for the Best Screenplay honor opposite Carol and The Diary of a Teenage Girl. The prize-giving ceremony, which often picks out Oscar winners, takes place on November 30 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York. The main nominations are as follows: Best Feature: Carol The Diary of a Teenage Girl Heaven Knows What Spotlight Tangerine Best Documentary: Approaching the Elephant Cartel Land Heart of a Dog Listen to Me Marlon The Look of Silence Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award: Desiree Akhavan for Appropriate Behavior Jonas Carpigano for Mediterranea Marielle Heller for The Diary of a Teenage Girl John Magary for The Mend Josh Mond for James White Best Screenplay: Carol The Diary of a Teenage Girl Love & Mercy Spotlight While We’re Young Best Actor: Christopher Abbott in James White Kevin Corrigan in Results Paul Dano in Love & Mercy Peter Sarsgaard in Experimenter Michael Shannon in 99 Homes Best Actress: Cate Blanchett in Carol Blythe Danner in I’ll See You in My Dreams Brie Larson in Room Bel Powley in The Diary of a Teenage Girl Lily Tomlin in Grandma Kristen Wiig in Welcome to Me Breakthrough Actor: Rory Culkin in Gabriel Arielle Holmes in Heaven Knows What Lola Kirke in Mistress America Kitana Kiki Rodriguez in Tangerine Mya Taylor in Tangerine Calvin Klein Spotlight on Women Directors ‘Live the Dream’ grant: Claire Carre for Embers Deb Shoval for AWOL Chanelle Aponte Pearson for 195 Lewis