History 36th festival

July 5 - 14, 2001

Kiera Knightley

Ben Kingsley: The Academy Award and two-time Golden Globes winner has brought many of cinema’s iconic characters to the silver screen - Itzhak Stern, Gandhi, and Georges Méliès among others. At this year’s festival he received the Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema.


Grand Prix - Crystal Globe
Amélie / Le fabuleux destin d’Amélie Poulain
Director: Jean-Pierre Jeunet
France 2000

Special Jury Prize
Hi, Tereska / Cześć Tereska
Director: Robert Gliński
Poland 2000

Best Director
Ibolya Fekete
for the film Chico
Hungary, Germany, Croatia, Chile 2001

Best Actress
Viveka Seldahl
for the film A Song for Martin / En sang för Martin
Denmark, Sweden 2001

Best Actor
Sven Wollter
for the film A Song for Martin / En sang för Martin
Denmark, Sweden 2001

You can find a complete overview of KVIFF award winners in the final press release.

Poster 2001


Total accredited visitors: 9 748, of which:

  • students and film club members 4 915
  • film industry professionals 741
  • journalists 676
  • tickets sold 128 500 vstupenek
  • screenings 514

Of the 282 films presented at the festival there were 13 world and 48 international premieres.

Scarlett Johansson

Scarlett Johansson: A number of rising stars have been guests at the festival – among them future Hollywood superstar Scarlett Johansson.

The Grand Jury

  • Krzysztof Zanussi, jury president
  • Lissy Bellaiche
  • Labina Mitevská
  • Marie-Josée Nat
  • Malti Sahai
  • Lee Hall
  • Jan Hřebejk
  • Jafar Panahi

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