The Jury Prize (Silver Hugo) of the 56th Chicago International Film Festival went to Shahram Mokri's "Careless Crime".

Iran PressAmerica: On Friday, Shahram Mokri's new film "Careless Crime" was one of the films in the international competition section of the Chicago Film Festival and finally won the Jury Prize (Silver Hugo) from this cinematic event.

The 56th Chicago International Film Festival, North America’s longest-running competitive film festival, on Friday morning announced the winners of its 2020 competition.

In a virtual ceremony, prizes were awarded to films in the following categories: International Feature Film Competition; New Directors Competition; International Documentary Competition; Outlook Competition; and Short Film Competition. The Chicago Award and the Roger Ebert Award were also presented. 

Taking home the top prize in the International Feature Film Competition was Sweat, a Polish-language film by Swedish director Magnus von Horn, and the Silver Hugo for Best Director was awarded to Andrei Konchalovsky for his film Dear Comrades! (Russia). 

The 56th Chicago International Film Festival is being held since October 23 to November 25.


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