Sean Baker’s “Tangerine” won big at the GLAAD Media Awards last night, taking home the award for Outstanding Film — Limited Release. Shot on three iPhones and starring transgender actresses Kitana Kiki Rodriguez and Mya Taylor, the film concerns two sex workers in Los Angeles on Christmas Eve. Among the rest of the winners were Robert De Niro (Excellence in Media Award) and Mariah Carey (Ally Award). Avail yourself of the full list below.
Excellence in Media Award: Robert De Niro (presented by Jennifer Lawrence)
Ally Award: Mariah Carey (presented by Lee Daniels)
Outstanding TV Journalism – Newsmagazine: “Bruce Jenner: The Interview” from “20/20” (ABC)
Outstanding TV Journalism Segment: “Interview with Jim Obergefell” from Anderson Cooper 360 (CNN)
Outstanding Magazine Overall Coverage: Cosmopolitan
Outstanding Film – Limited Release: “Tangerine”
Outstanding Individual Episode: “The Prince of Nucleotides” Royal Pains
Outstanding Digital Journalism – Multimedia: “Stopping HIV? The Truvada Revolution” Vice Reports
Outstanding Newspaper Article: “Cold Case: The Murders of Cosby and Jackson” by Dianna Wray, Houston Press
Outstanding Magazine Article: “Behind Brazil’s Gay Pride Parades, a Struggle with Homophobic Violence” by Oscar Lopez, Newsweek
Outstanding Digital Journalism Article: “This Is What It’s Like To Be An LGBT Syrian Fleeing For Your Life” by J. Lester Feder, Buzzfeed
“Tangerine” premiered to strong reviews at Sundance last year, opening in limited release over the summer. It was nominated for several Independent Spirit and Gotham Awards, with Taylor winning one at each ceremony, and an unsuccessful Oscar campaign was launched for both lead actresses. The film is currently streaming on Netflix.
For more, watch the trailer for “Tangerine”:
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