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Chicago International Film Festival

'The President' wins top prize at Chicago film festival

'The President' wins top prize at Chicago film festival

"The President," a Georgian- and English-language satire from Iranian director Mohsen Makhmalbaf, won the top prize Friday night at the 50th Chicago International Film Festival. Actress Kathleen Turner served as jury chair this year.

Prizes for best actor and best actress went to Anton Yelchin ("Rudderless," directed by William H. Macy) and Geraldine Chaplin ("Sand Dollars," co-directed by Israel Cardenas and Laura Amelia Guzman). The locally made indie "The Alley Cat" won the Chicago Award.

The festival continues through Thursday, Oct. 23, at the AMC River East 21, 322 E. Illinois St. The Reese Witherspoon drama "Wild" is...