NEW YORK – Noah Baumbach’s “Marriage Story” was the resounding winner at the IFP Gotham Awards, taking four honors including best feature at the annual New York awards-season kickoff.
“Marriage Story” also won best actor for Adam Driver’s performance, Baumbach’s screenplay and the Gotham’s audience award.
Best actress went to Awkwafina for her performance in “The Farewell.”
Netflix took more awards than any other studio, thanks to “Marriage Story” and the best documentary winner “American Factory.”
The Gothams, now in their 29th year, are the premier New York gala for independent film, a kind of earlier East Coast corollary to Los Angeles’ Independent Film Spirit Awards in February. Put on by the nonprofit Independent Film Project with nominees selected by committees, Gotham winners can diverge from seasonal favorites.
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