The nominations for the 2017 Independent Spirit Awards were announced today at the W Hotel in Hollywood by Jenny Slate and Edgar Ramirez. Leading the pack in nominations are American Honey and Moonlight, which garnered six nominations each. The drama Manchester by the Sea received five noms while the biopic Jackie got four.
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Manchester by the Sea is leading the Gotham Independent Film Awards as the nominees were announced today with four nominations including best feature. They will face off against Certain Women, Everybody Wants Some, Moonlight, and Paterson.
A tender, heartbreaking story of a young man’s struggle to find himself, told across three defining chapters in his life as he experiences the ecstasy, pain, and beauty of falling in love, while grappling with his own sexuality.
A widowed grandfather raising his parentless, bi-racial granddaughter, enters a custody battle when the young girl’s paternal grandmother attempts to take the child.
Story focuses on the historic–and often violent–marches that took place in Selma, Alabama in 1965, which marked the political and emotional peak of the civil rights movement.
A widowed grandfather raising his parentless, bi-racial grandaughter, enters a custody battle when the young girl’s paternal grandmother attempts to take the child.
Logline: Set in downtown New York in 1900, “The Knick” is centered on the Knickerbocker Hospital and the groundbreaking surgeons, nurses and staff who work there, pushing the bounds of medicine in a time of astonishingly high mortality rates and zero antibiotics.
Follows the true story and friendship between Brooklyn Dodgers general manager Branch Rickey and shortstop Jackie Robinson, a relationship that was instrumental in bringing an end to racial segregation in professional baseball.