The 25th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards held on November 31, 2015 at the Cipriani Wall Street in downtown Manhattan.
The Gotham Awards is aimed at honouring low-budget American films.
Amongst the winners is Jonas Carpigano, who directed the movie "Mediterranea," which kicked off the 2015 African International Film Festival (AFRIFF).
Check out the full list of winners.
Best ActressBel Powley as Minnie GoetzeThe Diary of a Teenage Girl
Breakthrough Series – LongformMr. Robot
Best ActorPaul Dano as Brian WilsonLove & Mercy
Best DocumentaryThe Look of SilenceDirector: Joshua Oppenheimer
The First Gotham Appreciation AwardEllen Cotter of Angelika Film Center Theaters
Special Jury Award – Ensemble PerformanceMark Ruffalo, Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, John Slattery, Stanley Tucci, Brian d’Arcy James, Liev Schreiber, and Billy CrudupSpotlight
Bingham Ray Breakthrough DirectorJonas CarpiganoMediterranea
Breakthrough Series – Short FormShugs & Fats
Best ScreenplayTom McCarthy & Josh SingerSpotlight
Breakthrough ActorMya TaylorTangerine