By Nigel M. Smith and Peter Knegt | Indiewire December 2, 2013 at 8:1PM
Joel & Ethan Coen's "Inside Llewyn Davis" won top honors at the 23rd Gotham Independent Film Awards, which saw a complete shut out for nomination leader "12 Years a Slave." "12 Years" had been nominated for best feature, best actor, best breakthrough actor and the audience award, but didn't win any of them. Instead, Ryan Coogler's "Fruitvale Station" won the most trophies with two, while "Llewyn Davis," "Short Term 12," "Dallas Buyers Club," "The Act of Killing" and "Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings" each won one each.
Full list of winners:
Best Feature: "Inside Llewyn Davis"
Best Documentary: "The Act of Killing"
Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award: Ryan Coogler, "Fruitvale Station"
Best Actor: Matthew McConaughey, "Dallas Buyers Club"
Best Actress: Brie Larson, "Short Term 12"
Breakthrough Actor: Michael B. Jordan, "Fruitvale Station"
Film Audience Award: "Jake Shimabukuro: Life on Four Strings," Tadashi Nakamura
Spotlight on Women Filmmakers ‘Live the Dream’ Grant: Gita Pullapilly, director, "Beneath the Harvest Sky"