of the Seventh International Environmental Film Festival
in St. Petersburg
“Green Vision”
26-29 September 2002





The Seventh International Environmental Film Festival "Green Vision" St. Petersburg is completed.
Film-makers from 24 countries sent their works to the competition. Films from 17 countries entered the programme.
During the Festival, environmental film-makers and environmental experts visited St. Petersburg to discuss different approaches to reflecting environmental issues by means of the cinema.
A jury with representatives from Eastern and Western Europe of different professional backgrounds  awarded prizes for the best films in the following nominations:

  • Grand Prix -Before the Flood - The Last Couple in Voutos, Finland, by Mika Ronkainen
  • The Best Film for Children and Young People - Fairy Tales of "Clean Forest", Russia, by Michail Katz
  • The Most Original Interpretation of Environmental Problems - Unreachable Zone, Russia, by Yury Sherbakov
  • For the Courage in Making an Environmental Film -Chemikal Kids, Denmark, by Poul-Erik Heilbuth
  • For the Beauty and Humanism - Elbrus. Reaching out for Purity, Russia, by V.Karelin
  • Prize of the Audience - Secrets of Kuzminki, Russia, by Michail Zitko
  • Best Film about the Baltic Sea Region - Divers for Amber, Germany, by Harald Pokieser

The Jury decided to mention and award special diplomas

  • for comprehensive and profound presentation of the topic - Emission Impossible, Czech Republic, by Jan Henschke
  • for artistic merits:

Fox Woman, Estonia, by Priit Tender
Stills, Hungary, by Maria Horvath
The Lightship Kulis, Estonia, by Mait Laas

The jury mentioned very high level of all presented in the competition films