NBR sets Jan. 11 as date of awards gala

Announces more than $100,000 in student grants

The National Board of Review has set Jan. 11 as the date for its annual awards gala, which will take place at Cipriani 42nd Street in New York City.

The NBR also announced Friday that it has awarded more than $100,000 in grants to 26 students as well as a community outreach to the Children’s Aid Society, The Ghetto Film School and Reel Works Teen Filmmaking. 

"2009 has been a very exciting year for the NBR, as we celebrated our centennial and continued to honor the best in filmmaking," NBR president Annie Schulhof said. "We are committed to the future of great filmmakers and it is an honor to reward these talented film students. We look forward to celebrating another successful year as we return to the landmark venue, Cipriani."
NBR’s list of 2010's best films will be announced on Dec. 2.