The 32nd annual Gotham Awards will take place on Monday evening at Cipriani Wall Street in New York, where this year’s nominees will be announced. The red carpet will begin at 7 pm ET, followed by the ceremony.
The event is being streamed live here (below), as well as on the Gotham Film and Media Institute’s Facebook page and YouTube channel.
Adam Sandler will receive an actor’s award for his brilliant work as an actor and comedian in one of the most anticipated moments of the night. The 56-year-old’s first television appearance was on “The Cosby Show” in 1987, and he rose to stardom as a cast member on “Saturday Night Live.” Sandler’s recent performances earned him Best Actor nominations for 2017’s “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected)” and 2019’s “Uncut Gems” in Gotham.
“Adam Sandler’s incredible performances in some of the most beloved films of the past three decades have repeatedly inspired the community of filmmakers we represent at Gotham,” said Jeffrey Sharp, executive director of the Gotham Film and Media Institute. In October. “Whether creating obscure characters, telling jokes, or singing clever songs we all know and love, Adam Sandler is the consummate actor who has brought immeasurable joy to audiences around the world.”
Michelle Williams, who starred in Steven Spielberg’s “The Fabelmans,” will be honored as a performer at the ceremony. Although the actor was not nominated at the Gotham Awards, Williams will campaign in the Best Actress category for her role in Spielberg’s semi-autobiographical feature.
Other major names receiving awards at the event include Gina Prince-Bytewood, director of “The King of Women”; Peter Kujawski, Chairman of Focus Features; Jason Cassidy, Vice Chairman of Focus Properties; Don Katz, founder and CEO of Audible; and the 2022 all-star cast of “Fire Island.”
Following his passing on January 7 at the age of 94, Sidney Poyter will be honored posthumously with an Icon Tribe Award. The award will be presented to the Potter family by actor Jonathan Majors.
“Sidney Poitier’s remarkable achievements as an actor and filmmaker, as well as his inspiration and impact on filmmaking – especially the way he changed the face of our industry – have had a profound impact on us and the community. The filmmakers we represent here at The Gotham,” Sharp said.
“Tar” has the best nominations of any film contenders, including best screenplay, best feature, outstanding lead performance (Cate Blanchett) and double nods for outstanding supporting performance (Nina Hoss and Noemi Merlant).
Features like director Elegance Bratton’s “The Investigation,” Charlotte Wells’ “Aftersun” and “Everything Everywhere At Once” from directors Daniel Kwan and Daniel Schenert are also strong contenders with nominations in various categories.
The full list of nominees for the 2022 Gotham Awards, updated live, can be found here.