Indie Cinema: Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Director

Gotham Independent Film Award for Breakthrough Director

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Jennie Livingston (1991)

Tom Kalin (1992)

Leslie Harris (1993)

Rose Troche (1994)

Rebecca Miller (1995)

Lisa Krueger (1996)

Macky Alston (1997)

Darren Aronofsky (1998)

David Riker (1999)

Karyn Kusama (2000)

Henry Bean / John Cameron Mitchell (2001)

Eric Eason (2002)

Shari Springer Berman and Robert Pulcini (2003)

Joshua Marston (2004)

Bennett Miller (2005)

Ryan Fleck (2006)

Craig Zobel (2007)

Lance Hammer (2008)

Robert D. Siegel (2009)

Kevin Asch (2010)

Dee Rees (2011)

Benh Zeitlin (2012)

Ryan Coogler (2013)

Ana Lily Amirpour (2014)

Jonas Carpignano (2015)

Trey Edward Shults (2016)

Jordan Peele (2017)

Bo Burnham (2018)

Laure de Clermont-Tonnerre (2019)