Awards for 2002
People's Choice Award
Visions Award - Special Citation
Best Canadian Feature Film
Best Canadian First Feature Film
Best Canadian Short Film
International Critics' Award (FIPRESCI)
Les chemins de l'oued: Gaël Morel
For its political risk taking, for its power to disturb, for its portrait of the way protracted war destroys identity and the capacity of trust.
International Critics' Award (FIPRESCI) - Special Mention
Open Hearts: Susanne Bier
For the fact that it proves that dogma has come of age and matured into a potent cinematic language that skillfully captures the freeing of real emotions that extreme trauma creates within the lives of the characters in her film.