IFP sets Gotham panels

Gus Van Sant, Melvin Van Peebles among participants

IFP will present conversations with Gus Van Sant, Melvin Van Peebles and HBO's Sheila Nevins at the Gotham Independent Film Awards Series.

The program will include panels featuring breakthrough director and actor nominees from the 18th annual Gothams, as well as Museum of Modern Art screenings of "Best Film Not Playing at a Theater Near You" award contenders.

The series runs Nov. 20 to Dec. 6 at venues in Manhattan and Brooklyn. A complete schedule and lineup of participants is available here.