NEW YORK, Oct. 23 (UPI) -- The Diary of a Teenage Girl, Carol, Tangerine and Spotlight were among the movies nominated for multiple IFP Gotham Independent Film Awards.
Winners are scheduled to be announced Nov. 30 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York.
"We congratulate this year's nominated independent storytellers, who represent a richly diverse range of cinematic achievements that are bold, risk-taking, and beautifully crafted, " Joana Vicente, executive director of Independent Filmmaker Project and the Made in NY Media Center, said in a statement Thursday.
The nominees are --
Best Feature Carol The Diary of a Teenage Girl Heaven Knows What Spotlight Tangerine
Best Documentary Approaching the Elephant Cartel Land Heart of a Dog Listen to Me Marlon The Look of Silence
Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award Desiree Akhavan for Appropriate Behavior Jonas Carpignano for Mediterranea Marielle Heller for The Diary of a Teenage Girl John Magary for The Mend Josh Mond for James White
Best Screenplay Carol by Phyllis Nagy The Diary of a Teenage Girl by Marielle Heller Love & Mercy by Oren Moverman and Michael Alan Lerner Spotlight by Tom McCarthy and Josh Singer While We're Young by Noah Baumbach
Breakthrough Actor Rory Culkin in Gabriel Arielle Holmes in Heaven Knows What Lola Kirke in Mistress America Kitana Kiki Rodriguez in Tangerine Mya Taylor in Tangerine