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Gotham Awards 2012: Complete List of Nominees

Nominees for the 22nd annual Gotham Awards were announced on Oct. 18. Juries will decide the winners which will be revealed at a ceremony in Manhattan on Nov. 26.

BEST FEATURE
"Bernie"
"The Loneliest Planet"
"The Master"
"Middle of Nowhere"
"Moonrise Kingdom"

Eligibility for this award is restricted to American films with a distributor that were made with "a economy of means." Compare that to the rival Indie Spirits which consider only those films made for $20 million or less.

BEST ENSEMBLE
"Bernie"
"Moonrise Kingdom"
"Safety Not Guaranteed"
"Silver Linings Playbook"
"Your Sister's Sister"

BREAKTHROUGH ACTOR
Mike Birbiglia, "Sleepwalk with Me"
Emayatzy Corinealdi, "Middle of Nowhere"
Thure Lindhardt, "Keep the Lights On"
Melanie Lynskey, "Hello, I Must Be Going"
Quevenzhané Wallis, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"

BREAKTHROUGH DIRECTOR
Antonio Méndez Esparza, "Aquí y Allá (Here and There)"
Benh Zeitlin, "Beasts of the Southern Wild"
Brian M. Cassidey, Melanie Shatzky, "Francine"
Jason Corlund, Julia Halperin, "Now, Forager"
Zal Batmanglij, "Sound of My Voice"

BEST DOCUMENTARY
"Detropia"
"How to Survive a Plague"
"Marina Abramavi?: The Artist is Present"
"Room 237"
"The Waiting Room"

BEST FILM NOT PLAYING AT A THEATER NEAR YOU
"Kid-Thing"
"An Oversimplification of Her Beauty"
"Red Flag"
"Sun Don't Shine"
"Tiger Tall in Blue"