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2016_samuelThe winners of the 52nd BFI Chicago International Film Festival, which took place from October 13th to 27th, have been announced. Here are the winners in the top categories.

International Feature Competition

Gold Hugo for Best Film

“Sieranevada” by Cristi Puiu

Silver Hugo Special Jury Prize

“The Salesman” by Asghar Farhadi

Silver Hugo for Best Director

Cristi Puiu for “Sieranevada”

Silver Hugo for Best Actor

Adrian Titieni in “Graduation”

Silver Hugo for Best Actress

Rebecca Hall in “Christine”

Silver Plaque for Best Screenplay

Christian Mungiu for “Graduation”

Documentary Competition

Gold Hugo

“Samuel in the Clouds” by Pieter van Eecke

Silver Hugo

“Where You’re Meant to Be” by Paul Fegan

Founder’s Award

“Paradise” by Andrei Konchalovsky

Chicago Award

“Among Wolves” by Shawn Convey

Honorable Mention: “Fragments” by Carlos Cova

For the full list of winners of the 2016 Chicago International Film Festival, please visit the festival’s official website.