Awards for 2000

Silver Spike

WINNER

Short Film

WINNER

Jury Special Prize

WINNER

Las razones de mis amigos: Gerardo Herrero
For the honesty with which a well-conceived group performance reflects the evolution of a sector of present day Spanish society.

Short Film

WINNERS

Bone: Darren Walsh
For being a good short short and its special sense of humour.
Unanimously.
Tied with Le chapeau.

Le chapeau: Michèle Cournoyer
For its creativity, sensitivity and personal treatment of a difficult and grave subject such as incest.
Unanimously.
Tied with _Bone (2000/II)_.

Best New Director

WINNER

Best Actor

WINNER

Best Actress

WINNER

Best Director of Photography

WINNER

Prix UIP Valladolid (European Short Film)

WINNER

Best Documentary

WINNER

Crazy: Heddy Honigmann
For its expressive toughness which transmits the impotence of the world in the face of the madness of war.

IN-COMPETITION

A St. Petersburg Symphony: Sasha Snow
For its noteworthy visual skill and the value given to the individual in a world of total decadence.
Tied with Min mamma hade fjorton barn.

My Mother Had Fourteen Children: Lars Lennart Forsberg
For its story which reflects the complexity of the role of women in the traditional family circle.
Tied with A St. Petersburg Symphony.

FIPRESCI Prize

WINNER

Waiting for the Messiah: Daniel Burman
For an honest, both realistic and symbolic depiction of human hopes in Buenos Aires nowadays.

Jury:

Rita Goegebuur: Belgium
de Lara, Maricarmen: Mexico
Hamlet Sarkissian: Australia

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