History 46th festival

July 1 - 9, 2011

Judi Dench

Judi Dench: The Crystal Globe for Outstanding Artistic Contribution to World Cinema was accepted by British actress Judi Dench, known for her roles as Queen Elizabeth I and James Bond’s legendary boss, M.


The festival juries awarded the best films of the 46th Karlovy Vary IFF on July 9, 2011. The awards were conferred during the closing ceremony.

Grand Prix - Crystal Globe
Restoration / Boker Tov, Adon Fidelman
Director: Joseph Madmony
Israel, 2010

Special Jury Prize
Gypsy / Cigán
Director: Martin Šulík
Slovak Republic, Czech Republic, 2011

Best Director
Pascal Rabaté
for the film Holidays by the Sea
France, 2011

Best Actress
Stine Fischer Christensen
for the film Cracks in the Shell / Die Unsichtbare
Director: Christian Schwochow
Germany, 2011

Best Actor
David Morse
for the film Collaborator
Director: Martin Donovan
Canada, USA, 2010

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

Poster 2011


Total accredited visitors: 12 033, of which:

  • Festival Passes 10 266
  • filmmakers 310
  • film industry professionals 814
  • journalists 649
  • tickets sold 126 302
  • screenings 413

Of the 199 films presented at the festival there were 21 world premieres, 25 international and 16 European premieres.

John Turturro

John Turturro: Actor John Turturro won the Festival President’s Award.

The Grand jury

  • István Szabó, jury president
  • Vladimír Balko
  • Michel Ciment
  • Michel Demopoulos
  • Edna Fainaru
  • Sibel Kekilli
  • Pavel Strnad

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