The 55th Karlovy Vary International Film Festival took place from 20th to 28th of August this year. The comfortable streets and splendid architecture of Karlovy Vary created a unique atmosphere that attracted many stars and visitors from all over the world!
The Film Festival ended on August 28th and at the closing ceremony, the festival’s juries unveiled the winners and prizes for the Crystal Globe Competition:
GRAND PRIX CRYSTAL GLOBE
As Far as I Can Walk directed by Stefan Arsenijević - Serbian drama about African immigrants deported from Germany to Serbia won the hearts of many with its humanistic story about finding one’s place in the world.
Ibrahim Koma for As Far as I Can Walk
Éléonore Loiselle for Wars
SPECIAL JURY MENTION
Vinette Robinson for her role in the film Boiling Point
Croatian film The Staffroom
Jelena Stanković for cinematography in the film As Far as I Can Walk
THE SPECIAL JURY PRIZE
Every Single Minute
BEST DIRECTOR AWARD
Dietrich Brüggemann for Nö
PRÁVO AUDIENCE AWARD
Zátopek directed by David Ondříček