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Gotham noms for “Citizenfour,” “Actress,” “Point and Shoot”

Laura Poitras's Citizenfour (pictured), Steve James's Life Itself and Marshall Curry's Point and Shoot are among the Best Documentary nominees for the 24th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards.
October 23, 2014

Laura Poitras’s Citizenfour (pictured), Steve James’s Life Itself and Marshall Curry’s Point and Shoot are among the Best Documentary nominees for the 24th annual Gotham Independent Film Awards.

Also earning nominations are Robert Greene’s hybrid doc Actress and Stephanie Spray and Pacho Velez’s avant garde doc Manakamana.

The nominees were chosen by a committee comprising Hot Docs’ director of programming Charlotte Cook, Vulture film critic Bilge Ebiri, PopMatters film-TV editor Cynthia Fuchs, Montclair Film Festival exec director Tom Hall, and former AFI Docs festival director Sky Sitney.

“We¬†congratulate this year’s nominees, from the master film artists to the talented newcomers, a true¬†representation of the rich and diverse range of today’s independent filmmaking,” said Joana Vicente, executive director of IFP and the Made in NY Media Center, in a statement.

The Best Documentary winner will be honored at an awards ceremony on December 1 in downtown Manhattan.

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Barry Walsh is editor and content director for realscreen, and has served as editor of the publication since 2009. With a career in entertainment media that spans two decades, prior to realscreen, he held the associate editor post for now defunct sister publication Boards, which focused on the advertising and commercial production industries. Before Boards, he served as editor of Canadian Music Network, a weekly music industry trade, and as music editor for HMV.com. As content director, he also oversees the development of content for the brand's market-leading events, the Realscreen Summit and Realscreen West, as well as new content initiatives.

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