Steve McQueen's New York Film Festival feature 12 Years A Slave received multiple honors from the Boston Society of Film Critics Sunday naming the film its choice for Best Picture, Best Actor for Chiwetel Ejiofor and Best Director.
The International Documentary Association (IDA) offered up its favorites for 2013, awarding Jehane Noujaim's NYFF51 doc The Square its Best Feature Award, while Laura Poitras (The Oath) was honored with a "Courage Under Fire" Award.
The National Board of Review weighed in with its top picks for 2013 with Spike Jonze's NYFF 51 Closing Night World Premiere Her winning both Best Film and Best Director.
The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences has announced the 15-film shortlist for Best Documentary Feature and it includes three NYFF alums, two ND/NF alums, two HRWFF alums, and two films that had theatrical runs at the EBM Film Center. Congrats to all!
David O. Russell's latest took home Best Picture, Best Screenplay, and Best Supporting Actress for Jennifer Lawrence from the group of New York-based critics gathered in Film Society's Elinor Bunin Munroe Film Center.
Steve Buscemi will present a posthumous tribute to James Gandolfini at the 23rd annual Gotham Independent Film Awards on Monday, December 2. Gandolfini joins the previously announced tributes to Forest Whitaker, Richard Linklater and Katherine Oliver at the event.