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 FeatureSpotlight

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

Audience AwardTangerine

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