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OLIVER PLATT & EDIE FALCO NAMED CO-HOSTS OF GOTHAM AWARDS AND AUDIENCE AWARD NOMINEES ANNOUNCED

In a release sent out today, the IFP has announced that actors Oliver Platt and Edie Falco will serve as co-hosts for this year’s Gotham Independent Film Awards, which take place this year on Nov. 28 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City.

This is the second straight year two actors known for their work in indie films will be hosting the event. Last year Stanley Tucci and Patricia Clarkson did the honors.

Also announced today are the five finalists for this year’s Gotham Independent Film Audience Award. Comprising 29 audience award winners from the top 50 US and Canadian film festivals, the top vote-getters from the online voting that took place Oct. 18 – Nov. 2 are:

Being Elmo: A Puppeteer’s Journey
Dir. Constance Marks

Buck
Dir. Cindy Meehl

The First Grader
Dir. Justin Chadwick

Girlfriend
Dir. Justin Lerner

Wild Horse, Wild Ride
Dirs. Alex Dawson & Greg Gricus

Voting is now open at gotham.ifp.org/audience_award to select the winner. Voting ends on Nov. 20 at 11:59 EST.

Check out below for trailers from the nominated films. And go to our dedicated Gotham Awards page for news and features on the event and the nominees.

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