Gotham Awards 2020: Chadwick Boseman Honored and Riz Ahmed Wins Big

2021 Award Season kicked off with the Gotham Awards and things are looking a bit different. Live-streamed with various delays and technical difficulties, the Gotham Awards was a preview of what’s to come as the film industry heads towards the Golden Globes and the Oscars.

The late Chadwick Boseman was honored with the Actor Tribute Award, and was honored by his co-stars from ‘Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom’. Additionally, his widow, Taylor Simone Ledward, gave an emotional speech.

Riz Ahmed took home Best Actor for his performance in ‘Sound Of Metal’. Check out the full list of winners and highlights from the show down below:

 

 

BEST FEATURE

The Assistant
First Cow
Never Rarely Sometimes Always
*WINNER* Nomadland
Relic

BEST DOCUMENTARY – TIE

76 Days
City Hall
Our Time Machine
*WINNER* A Thousand Cuts
*WINNER* Time

BEST INTERNATIONAL FEATURE

Bacurau
Beanpole
Cuties (Mignonnes)
*WINNER* 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
*WINNER* Andrew Patterson, The Vast of Night

BEST SCREENPLAY – TIE

Bad Education, Mike Makowsky
First Cow, Jon Raymond, Kelly Reichardt
*WINNER* The Forty-Year-Old VersionRadha Blank
*WINNER* Fourteen, Dan Sallitt
The Vast of Night, James Montague, Craig Sanger

BEST ACTOR

*WINNER* Riz Ahmed, Sound of Metal
Chadwick Boseman, Ma Rainey’s Black Bottom
Jude Law in The Nest
John Magaro, First Cow
Jesse Plemons, I’m Thinking of Ending Things

BEST ACTRESS

*WINNER* 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
*WINNER* 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 (40-PLUS MINUTES PER EPISODE)

The Great
Immigration Nation
P-Valley
Unorthodox
*WINNER* Watchmen

BREAKTHROUGH SERIES – SHORT FORMAT (LESS THAN 40 MINUTES PER EPISODE)

Betty
Dave
*WINNER* I May Destroy You
Taste the Nation
Work in Progress

ACTRESS TRIBUTE

Viola Davis

ACTOR TRIBUTE

Chadwick Boseman

ENSEMBLE TRIBUTE

The cast of The Trial of the Chicago 7: Sacha Baron Cohen, Eddie Redmayne, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Jeremy Strong, Mark Rylance, Joseph Gordon-Levitt, Michael Keaton, Frank Langella, John Carroll Lynch, Alex Sharp, Kelvin Harrison Jr., Caitlin Fitzgerald, Alice Kremelberg, and Ben Shenkman.

DIRECTOR’S TRIBUTE

Steve McQueen

INDUSTRY TRIBUTE

Ryan Murphy

MADE IN N.Y. AWARD
Jeffrey Wright

GOTHAM AUDIENCE AWARD
Nomadland