June 30 - July 8, 2006
Andy Garcia: The Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema was received by actor Andy Garcia, who nonetheless attended the festival as a director. His debut film The Lost City had its European premiere at the festival.
Grand Prix - Crystal Globe
Special Jury Prize
Christmas Tree Upside Down / Obarnata elha
Director: Ivan Cherkelov, Vassil Zhivkov
Bulgaria, Germany 2006
Beauty in Trouble / Kráska v nesnázích
Director: Jan Hřebejk
Czech Republic 2006
for the film Reprise
for the film Sherrybaby
for the film Several People, Little Time / Parę osób, mały czas
You can find a complete overview of KVIFF award winners in the final press release.
Total accredited visitors: 11 495, of which:
- Festival Passes 9 061
- filmmakers 321
- film industry professionals 814
- journalists 554
- tickets sold 135 820
- screenings 474
Of the 268 films presented at the festival there were 13 world premieres, 33 international and 8 European premieres.
Terry Gilliam: Eminent director of unbridled imagination Terry Gilliam presented the film Tideland at the festival.
The Grand Jury
- Goran Paskaljević, jury president
- Bent Hamer
- Leila Hatami
- Coleman Hough
- Laurence Kardish
- Juliusz Machulski
- Karel Roden