THE ESTONIAN PEOPLE¹S AWARD, voted by audience of Estonian TV CLEANERS
AND I by Agnes Varda (France)
The awards from
GRAND PRIZE to the best film of the festival KUSUM by Jouko
Aaltonen (Finland) "This is outstanding film on an emotional,
cinematographic as well as ethnographic level"
PRIZE for outstanding scientific documentation to FRIENDS IN
HIGH PLACES by Lindsey Merrison (Switzerland) "This film is remarkable for
its combination of sensitivity, humour and anthropological rigour"
PRIZE for the best film on survival problems of indigenous people to
SINCE THE COMPANY CAME by Russell Hawkins (Australia) "This is an in
depth portrayal of the complexities surrounding conflicts of gender, generations and
PRIZE for the best film on the arts to MASTERS OF BALAFON by
Hugo Zemp (France) "This is a captivating introduction into an amazing art"
Special Award of the Jury to EGG LADY by Una Celma (Latvia) "This
is a compelling portrait of vivacity faced with monotony"
French Ambassador¹s Prizes
THE CLEANERS AND I by Agnes Varda (France) "This
film is a playful and adventourous depiction of a surprising facet of contemporary France"
TOKYO LOVE STORIES by Miriam Nielsen and Tim Hinman
(Denmark) "An open yet intimate collection of everyday stories of young
love, as presented by young and promising film makers"
PRIZE from Paulig-Baltic to ANIMAL CITY by Frederic Gonseth
and Catherinew Azad (Switzerland)
Special mention of the Jury to ET CETERA by Andrei Osipov
PRIZE from the Estonian National Museum BRIDEWEALTH FOR A
GODDESS by Chris Owen (Papua New Guinea)
Jury: Tim Curtis, Kerstin Hagrup, Mirja Metsola, Filip Pospisil, Epp
Preem, Mati Põldre, Janno Simm