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Gotham Awards 2012: Complete List of Winners

Winners for the 22nd annual Gotham Awards were revealed at a ceremony in Manhattan on Nov. 26.

BEST FEATURE
"Bernie"
"The Loneliest Planet"
"The Master"
"Middle of Nowhere"
X – "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"
X – "Your Sister's Sister"

BREAKTHROUGH ACTOR
Mike Birbiglia, "Sleepwalk with Me"
X – 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)"
X – 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"
X – "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"
X – "An Oversimplification of Her Beauty"
"Red Flag"
"Sun Don't Shine"
"Tiger Tall in Blue"