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'12 Years a Slave' Nabs Most Nominations for 2013 Gotham Film Awards

October 25, 2013 (8:39 am) GMT
The historical drama film is vying for the Best Feature prize in addition to helping Chiwetel Ejiofor and Lupita Nyong'o land in Best Actor and Breakthrough Actor categories respectively.
'12 Years a Slave' Nabs Most Nominations for 2013 Gotham Film Awards

"" leads the pack of nominees for the 23rd Gotham Independent Film Awards. The based-on-true-story film earns 3 nods, eying the Best Feature honor along with "", "", "" and "".

Lead actor , who plays Solomon Northup whose real-life story got turned into a movie, is nominated for Best Actor alongside ("Inside Llewyn Davis"), (""), ("") and ("").

His co-star gets her own chance to walk home with a trophy as she lands in Breakthrough Actor category. Her competitors include (""), (""), ("") and Robin Weigert ("").

Best Actress category sees a stiff competition between renowned stars such as (""), ("") and (""). Also joining the race are ("") and Amy Seimetz in ("Upstream Color").

The winners of the 2013 Gotham Awards will be announced in a gala held December 2, 2013 at Cipriani Wall Street in New York City. will be presented with actor's tribute, and Richard Linklater will receive the director's tribute.

Best Feature

Best Documentary Bingham Ray Breakthrough Director Award Best Actor Best Actress Breakthrough Actor

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