Alexander Payne's Sideways won the best feature award at IFP/New York's 14thAnnual Gothams Awards last night (1) and The Agronomist, Jonathan Demme's documentary about the Haitiancivil rights leader Jean Dominique, took top documentary honours.
Breakthrough actor honourswent to Catalina Sandino Moreno for her role in Maria Full Of Grace, while that picture's director Joshua Marston wasnamed breakthrough director.
As previously announced, thenon-competitive awards recipients were Mike Leigh for the Filmmaker Award forLifetime Achievement, Michael Moore for the Filmmaker Award, Don Cheadle forthe Gotham Actor Award, Dan Talbot for the Industry Lifetime Achievement Award,and the Celebrate New York salute went to Eternal Sunshine Of The SpotlessMind.
The feature jury comprisedproducer David Brown, Edward Burns and critic Karen Durbin.
The documentary jury wasmade up of producer Ben Barenholtz, director-producer RJ Cutler, directorDeborah Dickson and critic Dennis Lim.
The breakthrough actor anddirector jury comprised Patricia Clarkson, casting director Bonnie Timmermann,producer Edward Saxon and critic Stephen Garrett.