July 4 - 13, 2002
Kiera Knightley: One of the important guests at the 37th festival was the young actress Kiera Knightley, who came to present the film Bend It Like Beckham.
Grand Prix - Crystal Globe
Year of the Devil / Rok ďábla
Director: Petr Zelenka
Czech Republic, 2002
Special Jury Prize
Nowhere in Africa / Nirgendwo in Africa
Director: Caroline Link
for the film Khaled
for the film The Seagull´s Laughter / Mávahlátur
William H. Macy
for the film Focus
You can find a complete overview of KVIFF award winners in the final press release.
Total accredited visitors 10 880, of which:
- Students and ordinary visitors 6 850
- film industry professionals 820
- journalists 580
- tickets sold 139 120
- screenings 534
Of the 292 films presented at the festival there were 17 world premieres, 40 international and 2 European premieres.
Kim Ki-duk: Free spirited director Kim Ki-duk has been a guest at the festival on a number of occasions. At the 37th KVIFF he took part in an extensive retrospective of his work.
The Grand Jury
- Jean-Marc Barr, jury president
- Bibiana Beglau
- Roger Ebert
- Ibolya Fekete
- Jan Malíř
- Kaynam Myung
- Assumpta Serna