Karlovy Vary International Film Festival

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Czech Republic

Recognized by FIAPF - International Federation of Film Producers Associations as a "non-specialized festival with a feature film competition" - Category A.

The most significant annual film event in Central and Eastern Europe, founded in 1946.

Its concept takes advantage of the Czech Republic's geopolitical location at the crossroads of Eastern and Western Europe.
A venue where the lay and professional public can meet and enjoy high quality films made during the past year all around the world.
Famous for its young, enthusiastic audience which generates the festival's exceptional atmosphere
A relaxed environment where the film professionals are acquainted with new projects and promising new filmmakers.

The KVIFF's main prize is a Crystal Globe for Best Feature Film.

Hungarian films at the festival

1994 - Children of Iron God
1994 - We Never Die
1994 - Why Wasn't He There
1994 - East From the West, or the Discreet Charm of the Media (in competition)
1994 - Fetus
1994 - A Light-Sensitive Story
1995 - The Outpost - International Film Club Association's Don Quijote Prize
(in competition) (winner)
1995 - Kisses and Scratches
1996 - Murder-they said
1996 - Vaska Easoff - Best Director Award (in competition) (winner)
1996 - Elektra Ltd, or Introduction into the Political Economy of Capitalism - Special Prize (in competition) (winner)
1997 - Long Twilight - International Film Club Association's Don Quijote Prize (in competition) (winner)
1997 - Dollybirds
1997 - The matter of the heart - Elismerő oklevél (in competition) (winner)
1998 - Natasa
1998 - The Way (in competition)
1999 - Chinese Defense
1999 - Gangster Film
1999 - The Lord's Lantern in Budapest (in competition)
2000 - Angelos' Film
2000 - Jadviga's Pillow (in competition)
2000 - Glamour
2000 - The Gambler - Karlovy Vary City's Prize for Károly Makk Lifetime Achievement Award (winner)
2000 - Closing Time
2001 - Chico -

Best Director Award,
Ecumenical Jury Prize

(in competition) (winner)
2001 - Children - Kosovo 2000 (in competition)
2001 - I Love Budapest
2001 - Blindguys
2002 - Sleepwakers
2002 - Our Cells (in competition)
2002 - Light Falls on Your face (in competition)
2002 - Face Down
2002 - Temptations
2003 - The Colour of Happiness
2003 - Pleasant Days
2003 - Ballroom Dancing (in competition)
2003 - Vagabond
2003 - Rose's Songs -

Special Jury Mention

(in competition) (winner)
2004 - Kontroll
2004 - Dancing Figure
2004 - Dealer
2004 - After the Day Before (in competition)
2004 - Mix
2004 - Diary of an Unknown Man - A Portrait of József Nagy
2004 - The Dike of Transience (in competition)
2005 - The District
2005 - Dallas Among us (in competition)
2005 - Tom Tamás
2005 - Fateless
2005 - The Unburied Man (in competition)
2005 - Before Dawn
2006 - White Palms - Special Mention (in competition) (winner)
2006 - Fresh Air
2006 - Taxidermia
2007 - Dolina (in competition)
2007 - Happy New Life (in competition)
2008 - The Man from London
2008 - Bahrtalo! (Good Luck!) - Europa Cinemas Label (in competition) (winner)
2008 - A Guest of Life - Alexander Csoma De Körös
2008 - Tableau (in competition)
2008 - Delta
2008 - The Investigator - Special Mention (in competition) (winner)
2008 - The Investigator - Don Quijote Prize (in competition) (winner)
2008 - Lost World - Crystal Globe for Best Short Documentary (in competition) (winner)
2009 - The Seventh Circle (in competition)
2009 - I am Not Your Friend (in competition)
2009 - Made in Hungaria
2009 - Lost Times (in competition)
2010 - The Camera Murderer
2011 - The Turin Horse
2012 - Dear Betrayed Friends (in competition)
2012 - The Exam (in competition)
2012 - Just the Wind
2012 - The Door
2013 - Le Grand Cahier - Grand Prix - Crystal Globe (in competition) (winner)
2013 - Le Grand Cahier - Europa Cinemas Label (in competition) (winner)
2014 - For Some Inexplicable Reason
2014 - Free Fall - Pálfi György - Best Director (in competition) (winner)
2014 - Free Fall - Europa Cinemas Label (in competition) (winner)
2014 - Afterlife
2014 - Free Fall - Special Jury Prize (in competition) (winner)
2015 - The Border
2015 - The Wednesday Child - East of the West Award (in competition) (winner)
2015 - Zero (in competition)
2015 - The Wednesday Child - FEDEORA Jury Award (in competition) (winner)
2016 - Kills on Wheels (in competition)
2016 - It's Not the Time of My Life - Hajdu Szabolcs - Best Actor (in competition) (winner)
2016 - It's Not the Time of My Life - Grand Prix - Crystal Globe (in competition) (winner)
2017 - OUT
2017 - Jupiter's Moon
2018 - Blossom Valley - Special Jury Prize (in competition) (winner)
2019 - Siege - Kovács István - Young Director Award (winner)
2021 - Wild Roots

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