The 51st edition of International Film Festival is opened in Czech Republic’s Karlovy Vary on Friday (July 1) and which display of new Central and East European leading cinema with the award-giving ceremony. The KVIFF runs until July 9th.
Hungarian filmmaker Szabolcs Hajdu was picked for the Grand Prix and a $25,000 cash award in the main competition for his independently produced chamber(s) drama It´s Not the Time of My Life, which follows a marital crisis shot in the filmmakers actual apartment. Hajdu, who also stars in the film alongside his spouse and son, awarded the Best Actor Award, for his performance. US actor Willem Dafoe received the most prestigious Crystal Globe Award for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema.
This year’s Karlovy Vary International Film Festival held 507 screenings of 200 films, consisting of 146 feature-lenth films, 20 short films, 30 feature documentaries and four short docupics.
The 52nd edition of the Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, hosted in the historic spa town west of Prague, is set to take place June 30-July 8, 2017.
The full list of prizes awarded at the 2016 Karlovy Vary Film Festival:
|The 51st Karlovy Vary International Film Festival Winners|
|Grand Prix||“It’s Not the Time of My Life” – Szabolcs Hajdu (Hungary)|
|Special Jury Prize||“Zoology” – Ivan I. Tverdovskiy (Russia, France, Germany)|
|Director||Damjan Kozole, “Nightlife” – Slovenia, Macedonia, Bosnia and Herzegovina|
|Actor||Szabolcs Hajdu, “It’s Not the Time of My Life” – Szabolcs Hajdu (Hungary)|
|Actress||Zuzana Mauréry, “The Teacher” – Jan Hrebejk (Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, 2016)|
|East of the West Award||“House of Others” – Rusudan Glurjidze (Georgia, Russia, Spain, Croatia)|
|Jury prize||“The Days That Confused” – Triin Ruumet ( Estonia)|
|Documentary Prize||“LoveTrue” – Alma Har’el(USA)|
|Special Mention||“Ama-San” – Cláudia Varejão (Portugal, Switzerland, Japan)|
|Pravo Audience Award||“Captain Fantastic” – Matt Ross (USA)|
|FIPRESCI Prize||“Original Bliss” – Sven Taddicken (Germany)|
|Ecumenical Jury Prize||“The Confessions” – Roberto Ando (Italy, France)|
|FEDEORA Award||“Collector” – Alexei Krasovskiy (Russia)|
|Europa Cinemas Label Award||“Original Bliss” – Sven Taddicken (Germany)|
|“By the Rails” – Catalin Mitulescu (Romania, Sweden)|
|“The Wolf from Royal Vineyard Street” – Jan Nemec(Czech Republic, Slovak Republic, France)|
For more detail please visitAwardsandWinners.com