History 41st festival

June 30 - July 8, 2006

Andy Garcia

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

Director:Laurie Collyer
USA 2005

Special Jury Prize
Christmas Tree Upside Down / Obarnata elha
Director: Ivan Cherkelov, Vassil Zhivkov
Bulgaria, Germany 2006
ex aequo
Beauty in Trouble / Kráska v nesnázích
Director: Jan Hřebejk
Czech Republic 2006

Best Director
Joachim Trier
for the film Reprise
Norway 2006

Best Actress
Maggie Gyllenhaal
for the film Sherrybaby
USA 2005

Best Actor
Andrzej Hudziak
for the film Several People, Little Time / Parę osób, mały czas
Poland 2005

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

Poster 2006


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

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

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