Maggie Gyllenhaal and Rebecca Hall Lead Nominations for 2021 Gotham Awards With Directorial Debuts

New movies 'The Lost Daughter' and 'Passing' have dominate the nominations for the upcoming Gotham independent movie awards, vying for best film honor.

AceShowbiz - Maggie Gyllenhaal's directorial debut, "The Lost Daughter", and Rebecca Hall's "Passing" lead all nominations for the 2021 Gotham Awards with nine nods between them.

Both actresses-turned-moviemakers have scored Breakthrough Director mentions while their films are both up for Best Feature at the annual independent film honours.

In the Best Feature category, "The Lost Daughter" and "Passing" will be up against "The Green Knight", "Pig", and "Test Pattern".

Meanwhile, "The Lost Daughter" 's Olivia Colman and Jessie Buckley, and "Passing" 's Tessa Thompson and Ruth Negga are up for lead and supporting performance prizes.

It was previous confirmed that Jane Campion will receive the Director's Tribute, Kristen Stewart the Performer Tribute, Eamonn Bowles the Industry Tribute, and the cast of "The Harder They Fall" the Ensemble Tribute at the Gotham Awards, which will be held next month (29Nov21) at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.

Jane Campion, whose latest film "The Power of the Dog" for Netflix has been playing the fall festival circuit to critical acclaim, will receive the Director's Tribute at this year's Gotham Awards ceremony.

The full list of this year's nominees is:

Best Feature:

Best Documentary Feature:

  • "Ascension"
  • "Faya Dayi"
  • "Flee"
  • "President"
  • "Summer of Soul (...Or, When the Revolution Could Not Be Televised)"

Best International Feature:

Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award:

Best Screenplay:

Outstanding Lead Performance:

Outstanding Supporting Performance:

Breakthrough Performer:

  • Emilia Jones in "CODA"
  • Natalie Morales in "Language Lessons"
  • Rachel Sennott in "Shiva Baby"
  • Suzanna Son in "Red Rocket"
  • Amalia Ulman in "El Planeta"

Breakthrough Series - Long Format (over 40 minutes):

Breakthrough Series - Short Format (under 40 minutes):

Breakthrough Nonfiction Series:

Outstanding Performance in a New Series:

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