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Gotham Gets It Right: Award Winners include 'Moonrise Kingdom,' 'Beasts of the Southern Wild,' 'Your Sister's Sister' [UPDATED]

Thompson on Hollywood By Charles Lyons | Thompson on Hollywood November 27, 2012 at 12:15PM

On the sprawling floor of the restaurant Cipriani, on Wall Street, four lanky women wearing stilettos and Shopska hats stood smiling with trays of Russian Standard Gotham Yule, a vodka mix that included Ginger Beer and lime juice.
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Best Feature: "Moonrise Kingdom," directed by Wes Anderson

Audience Award: “Artifact,” directed by Jared Leto using the pseudonym Bartholomew Cubbins
 
Breakthrough Director: Benh Zeitlin, “Beasts of the Southern Wild”
 
Breakthrough Actor:
Emayatzy Corinealdi for “Middle of Nowhere,” directed by Ava DuVernay
 
Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You: “An Oversimplification of Her Beauty” directed by Terence Nance
 
First Annual Bingham Ray Award: “Beasts of the Southern Wild," directed by Benh Zeitlin.

The award included $10,000 and $60,000 in equipment from Panavision
 
Best Ensemble Performance: “Your Sister’s Sister” for Emily Blunt, Rosemarie Dewitt, Mark Duplass
 
Euphoria Calvin Klein Spotlight on Women Filmmakers ‘Live the Dream’ grant: Stacie Passon, director “Concussion”

Award included $25,000 cash for an alumna of IFP’s Independent Filmmaker Labs
 
Best Documentary: “How to Survive a Plague,” directed by David France
 

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