Gotham Independent Film Awards 2008

The 18th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards, presented by the Independent Filmmaker Project, were held on December 2, 2008.[1][2] The nominees were announced on October 20, 2008.[3][4][5] The ceremony was hosted by Aasif Mandvi.[6]

18th Annual Gotham Independent Film Awards
DateDecember 2, 2008 (2008-12-02)
CountryUnited States
Presented byIndependent Filmmaker Project
Hosted byAasif Mandvi
Best Feature:Frozen River
Breakthrough Director:Lance HammerBallast

Winners and nomineesEdit

Best FeatureEdit

Frozen River

Best DocumentaryEdit

Trouble the Water

Best Ensemble PerformanceEdit

Synecdoche, New York (TIE)
Vicky Cristina Barcelona (TIE)

Breakthrough ActorEdit

Melissa LeoFrozen River

Breakthrough DirectorEdit

Lance HammerBallast

Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near YouEdit

Sita Sings the Blues

Gotham TributesEdit


  1. ^ Itzkoff, Dave (December 3, 2008). "Gotham Award Winners". The New York Times. Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  2. ^ Hernandez, Lee (December 4, 2008). "Penélope Cruz honored at Gotham Awards". NY Daily News. Retrieved February 18, 2017.
  3. ^ Goldstein, Gregg (October 20, 2008). "'Ballast' tops Gotham indie award noms". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 5, 2018.
  4. ^ Pompeo, Joe (August 20, 2008). "Penelope Cruz to Get Gotham Award Tribute". Observer. Retrieved February 18, 2017.
  5. ^ "2008 Winners and nominees". Gotham Independent Film Awards. Archived from the original on February 19, 2017. Retrieved November 9, 2017.
  6. ^ Goldstein, Gregg (October 30, 2008). "Aasif Mandvi to host Gotham indie awards". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved October 5, 2018.

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