Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

Official Website:  Karlovy Var International Film Festival

The Karlovy Vary International Film Festival (Czech: Mezinárodní filmový festival Karlovy Vary) is a film festival held annually in July in Karlovy Vary (Carlsbad), Czech Republic. The Karlovy Vary Festival is one of the oldest in the world and has become Central and Eastern Europe’s leading film event.

2019

Dates:  TBA

Winners:  TBA

2018

Dates: June 29 – July 7, 2018

Winners:

Crystal Globe – Best Film
I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians, Îmi este indiferent daca în istorie vom intra ca barbari (original title)Radu Jude

Special Jury Award – East of West Award
VirágvölgyLászló Csuja
Sueño FlorianópolisAna Katz

Special Mention

Crystal Globe
History of Love, Zgodovina ljubezni (original title)Sonja Prosenc
JumpmanIvan I. Tverdovskiy
Main Competition
History of Love, Zgodovina ljubezni (original title)Sonja Prosenc (director)
Special Mention Grand Jury Award
History of Love, Zgodovina ljubezni (original title)Sonja Prosenc (director)

Best Director
Vsechno budeOlmo Omerzu
Best Actor
Redemption, Geula (original title)Moshe Folkenflick
Best Actress
Sueño FlorianópolisMercedes Morán
Best Documentary (Over 60 Minutes)
Svideteli PutinaVitaliy Manskiy
East of West Award – Special Jury Prize
VirágvölgyLászló Csuja
Suleiman Mountain, Sulayman too (original title)Elizaveta Stishova
FIPRESCI Prize
Sueño FlorianópolisAna Katz
Award of Ecumenical Jury
Redemption, Geula (original title)Yossi MadmoniBoaz Yehonatan Yaacov
Award of Ecumenical Jury – Special Mention
Miriam MienteOriol EstradaNatalia Cabral
Label Europa Cinemas
I Do Not Care If We Go Down in History as Barbarians, Îmi este indiferent daca în istorie vom intra ca barbari (original title)Radu Jude
FEDEORA Award
Suleiman Mountain, Sulayman too (original title)Elizaveta Stishova
President’s Award
Robert Pattinson
Best Film
Brothers, Kardesler (original title)Ömür Atay (director)

2017

Dates:  June 30 – July 8, 2017

Winners:

Crystal Globe
Best Film
Little Crusader, Krizácek (original title)Václav Kadrnka

Special Prize of the Jury
Men Don’t Cry, Muskarci ne placu (original title)Alen Drljevic

Special Mention

Best Debut
Keep the ChangeRachel Israel
Best Starting Performance
Breaking NewsVoica Oltean

Best Director
The LinePeter Bebjak
Best Actor
Arrhythmia, Aritmiya (original title)Aleksandr Yatsenko
Best Actress
Birds Are Singing in Kigali, Ptaki spiewaja w Kigali (original title)Jowita BudnikEliane Umuhire
Best Documentary (Over 60 Minutes)
Lots of Kids, a Monkey and a Castle, Muchos hijos, un mono y un castillo(original title)Gustavo Salmerón
East of West Award
Kak Vitka Chesnok vyoz Lyokhu Shtyrya v dom invalidovAlexander Hant
East of West Award – Special Mention
DedeMariam Khatchvani
Audience Award
Wind RiverTaylor Sheridan
FIPRESCI Prize
Keep the ChangeRachel Israel
Award of Ecumenical Jury
The CakemakerOfir Raul Graizer
Label Europa Cinemas
Men Don’t Cry, Muskarci ne placu (original title)Alen Drljevic
FEDEORA Award
MaritaCristi Iftime
FEDEORA Award – Special Mention
Mavi sessizlikBülent Öztürk
Future Frames: Ten New Filmmakers to Follow
Schoolyard Blues, Skolstartssorg (original title)Maria Eriksson-Hecht
President’s Award
Casey Affleck
Jeremy RennerWind River
The Best Film Poster
More, Daha (original title)Sarp Sözdinler

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