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2008 — 44th Chicago Film Festival

Awards

International Feature Film Competition
Gold Hugo Hunger (Director: Steve McQueen)
Grand Jury Prize Tokyo Sonata (Director: Kiyoshi Kurosawa)
Silver Hugo - Best Actor Stuart Graham (Hunger)
Silver Hugo - Best Actress Preity Zinta (Heaven On Earth)
Silver Hugo - Best Direction Henrik Ruben Genz (Terribly Happy)
Silver Hugo - Best Screenplay Maurizio Braucci (Gomorrah)
Silver Plaque Quiet Chaos (Director: Antonella Grimaldi)

New Directors Competition
Gold Hugo The Dead Girl's Feast (Director: Matheus Nachtergaele)
Silver Hugo The King of Ping Pong (Director: Jens Jonsson)

Docufest Competition
Gold Hugo Valentino: The Last Emperor (Director: Matt Tyrnauer)
Silver Hugo Anvil! The Story of Anvil (Director: Sacha Gervasi)
Silver Hugo They Killed Sister Dorothy (Director: Daniel Junge)

Short Film Competition
Gold Hugo Man (Director: Myna Joseph)
Silver Hugo - Best Animated Short Lies (Director: Jonas Odell)
Silver Hugo for a Special Mention Microphysics (Director: Joan Carles Matorell)

Audience Choice Award
Favorite Feature Slumdog Millionaire (Director: Danny Boyle)

Chicago Award Wesley Willis's Joyride (Directors: Chris Bagley & Kim Shively)