Considered the first honors of the film season, The Gotham Independent Film Awards honors the finest in independent cinema. Broadcast live from New York City, the home of independent film, the awards are celebrating their 22nd year of accolades with a few special honors on top of the esteemed categories. Among those receiving special tributes are Matt Damon, David O. Russell, Jeff Skoll, and Marion Cotillard. Sleepwalk with Me star Mike Birbiglia will host the ceremony. With nominees consisting of a few Oscar hopefuls (like Moonrise Kingdom, Bernie, and Beasts of the Southern Wild, among others), tonight's ceremony will be broadcast LIVE starting at 8PM/ET below!