July 5 - 15, 2000
Carlos Saura: Director Carlos Saura received the Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema at this year’s festival. Along with Almodóvar, Saura is one of Spain’s most well-established filmmakers. Throughout much of his career he collaborated with Geraldine Chaplin.
Grand Prix - Crystal Globe
Me You Them / Eu tu eles
Director: Andrucha Waddington
Special Jury Prize
The Big Animal / Duze zwirze
Director: Jerzy Stuhr
Peppermint Candy / Bakha satang
Director: Lee Chang-Dong
for the film Marshal Tito's Spirit / Maršal
for the film Me You Them / Eu tu eles
for the film Aberdeen
Norway, UK 2000
for the film The Bride of Fire / Arous-E Atash
You can find a complete overview of KVIFF award winners in the final press release.
Total accredited visitors 9 130, of which:
- students and film club members 4 886
- film industry professionals 671
- journalists 720
- tickets sold 142 270
- screenings 536
A total of 293 films were screened.
Edward Norton: The festival was also visited by the immensely talented actor Edward Norton, who viewers know from Forman’s The People vs. Larry Flynt, among others.
The Grand Jury
- Abbas Kiarostami, jury president
- Icíar Bollaínová
- Saša Gedeon
- Arik Kaplun
- Srdjan Karanović
- Fred Roos
- Jermek Šinarbajev
- Dana Vávrová