Gotham Awards 2017: Dustin Hoffman, Sofia Coppola, Nicole Kidman Honored

Dustin Hoffman and Sofia Coppola will be honored at the 2018 Gotham Awards, joining a lineup of tribute recipients that already includes Nicole Kidman and Al Gore, among others.

Handed out annual by the Independent Filmmaker Project (IFP), the Gothams dole out a handful of pre-announced tribute awards as part of a ceremony that focuses on indie films. Hoffman’s career includes films such as “The Graduate,” “Kramer Vs. Kramer,” “Tootsie” and “Rain Man.

He has a movie out this awards season with Noah Baumbach’s “The Meyerowitz Stories (New and Selected).”

Coppola gets the tribute for director. Her latest, the well-received “The Beguiled” (with a cast that includes Kidman), was released in June after previous credits that include “Lost in Translation,” “Somewhere,” “The Virgin Suicides” and “The Bling Ring.”

Hoffman and Coppola join a lineup of tributees that also includes honorees for actress (Kidman), humanitarian (Gore), cinematographer (Ed Lachman) and industry achievement (Jason Blum).

Nominees for the Gothams’ competitive awards will be announced October 19, in categories that include feature, screenplay and breakthrough director, as well as honors for long form and short form series.

The 2017 ceremony is set for November 27 at Cipriani Wall Street in downtown Manhattan.

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